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  • The Shrine Treasurers Association of North America is an Association of the Treasurers of the 191 Shrine Temples throughout North America.  The Shriners International is an International fraternity of approximately 300,000 members throughout the World.  The Shrine's official philanthropy is Shriners Hospitals for Children, a network of 22 hospitals that provide expert, no-cost orthopedic and burn care to children under the age of 18.  We invite you to explore our Web site to find out more about these special organizations.

Current News

◊   The 2021 Mid-Year Seminar Meeting has been Canceled

 

Items from our 2020 Mid-Year Seminar.

 

BY-LAWS Changes

Currently reads:

Article V-MEMBERSHIP

Sec. 4 Emeritus Treasurers and Past Presidents who are not active Treasurers shall have the same rights and privileges as active Treasurers.  This association may elect any Treasurer of the Association an Emeritus Treasurer for meritorious service, or for having served the Association, as a member, for ten (10) consecutive years.


 

Proposed Change:

Article V-MEMBERSHIP

Sec. 4 Emeritus Treasurers and Past Presidents who are not active Treasurers shall have the same rights and privileges as active Treasurers.  This association may elect any Treasurer of the Association an Emeritus Treasurer for meritorious service, or for having served the Association, as a member, for ten (10) consecutive years.  The Treasurer shall also attend the Mid-year meeting at least seven (7) of the ten (10) years.

 

Under discussion, a motion was made and seconded to amend the change to say will instead of shall.  After discussion, the change was passed 40-0. The Treasurer will also attend the Mid-year meeting at least seven (7) of the ten (10) years.


 

After the change was made, a motion was made and seconded to approve the change as amended.  After discussion, the change was also passed 40-0.  



 

Presented:   March 5, 2020 Approved:   March 5, 2020


 

 

Policy & Procedure Changes


 

NEWSLETTER

Appoint the editor(s) for the STA newsletter.  

 See that the newsletter is published as follows:  

Currently Reads:

August 1: General information about the organization and the officers.  

November 1: General information and promote the mid-winter Spring meeting.  

February 1: Announce the agenda for the mid-winter Spring meeting.  

May 1: Announce the agenda for the annual meeting.   Prepare a letter for each issue of the newsletter outlining the Association’s upcoming activities


 

Changes:

October 1: General information about the organization and the officers.  

February 1: Announce the agenda for the mid-winter Spring meeting.  

June 1: Announce the agenda for the annual meeting.   

Prepare a letter for each issue of the newsletter outlining the Association’s upcoming activities


 

MEETINGS OF THE ASSOCIATION

MID-YEAR Meeting – The Mid-Winter Spring Meeting is the Association’s educational seminar and is 

permanently scheduled for the fourth Sunday weekend of each March, together with the appropriate days 

preceding and following the fourth Sunday weekend (Unless this date coincides with Easter, which in case 

the date will be moved to the week following) . The meeting is usually held in Tampa, FL to take advantage of the warm climate and the resources at Shrine Headquarters. This meeting is open to all Shriners who have registered and paid their fees. Legislation may be considered at this meeting.  The election of officers and installation ceremony is conducted at the Mid-Winter Spring Meeting. Only those members in good standing may participate in the election.  


 

Changes:

MID-YEAR Meeting – The Mid-Winter Spring Meeting is the Association’s educational seminar and is 

usually scheduled at a location selected by the President with the consent of the officers. This meeting is open to all Shriners who have registered and paid their fees. Legislation may be considered at this meeting.  The election of officers and installation ceremony is conducted at the Mid-Winter Spring Meeting. Only those members in good standing may participate in the election.  


 

MEMBERSHIP

3.  Emeritus Treasurers and Past Presidents who are not active Treasurers shall have the same rights and privileges as active Treasurers. This Association may elect any Treasurer of the Association an Emeritus Treasurer for meritorious service, or for having served the Association, as a member, for ten (10) consecutive years.  

Changes:

3.  Emeritus Treasurers and Past Presidents who are not active Treasurers shall have the same rights and privileges as active Treasurers. This Association may elect any Treasurer of the Association an Emeritus Treasurer for meritorious service, or for having served the Association, as a member, for ten (10) consecutive years.  The Treasurer will also attend the Mid-year meeting at least seven (7) of the ten (10) years.


 

 

 

◊   Our 2020 Annual Meeting that was to be held July 5 in Kansas City MO. was cancelled.

Our Mission

  • To provide publications and newsletters that will provide Shrine Temples with a source of valuable information

  • To provide a Mid-Year Seminar for training, legislation, and exchange of ideas which will assist Temples in solving their financial and accounting problems.

Vision Statement

  • Assist all Temple Treasurers to perform their elected task as Chief Financial Officers of their respective Temples.

  • To employ the latest acceptable financial and accounting principles at all Shrine Temples in order to maximize Temple operating and financial performance.

  • To enhance the individual Temple Treasurers position so that it will attract the most qualified Nobles within our organization.

  • Develop and make recommendations that will further safeguard our Temples from financial and operating risks.