Revised Charter, effective 16 September 2001
The name of this organisation shall be the "International Nuclear Energy Academy" and may be referred to as the "INEA".
The purpose of the INEA shall be to conduct studies, discussions, and to develop recommendations for the international nuclear community on generic issues relevant to nuclear energy matters. The objective of the INEA is to underpin the development and utilisation of the peaceful application of nuclear energy in a safe and economic manner throughout the world through its status as a learned society.
The charter members of the INEA shall be composed of those individuals listed in Appendix I, attached hereto and made a part hereof. The membership of the INEA shall be composed of prominent senior people having experience and knowledge in the nuclear energy field. It is desirable to have a wide representation of people from many different countries.
New members of the INEA shall be elected in accordance with the Bye-laws.
The officers of the INEA shall be a Chairman, five (5) Vice-chairmen, Secretary, and all the past Chairmen. One of the Vice-chairmen shall be selected by the Executive Committee to perform the duties of the Chairman when the Chairman is unable to carry out his duties.
The INEA shall have an Executive Committee composed of the Officers of the INEA.
Elections for Officers shall be held every other year starting with 1992.The Executive Committee shall appoint a Nominating Committee who will submit nominees to the INEA membership. Election shall be by a majority of the INEA members voting in a mail ballot. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner at any time.
There will be an Annual General Meeting, normally at the time of another major international conference. Special meetings may be held upon the call of the Chairman, a majority of the members of the Executive Committee, or of the majority of the members of the INEA. Meetings of the Executive Committee will be held upon the call of the Chairman, or of a majority of the members of the Committee.
Duties of the Executive Committee Members
The duties of the Executive Committee members shall be as follows:
- The Chairman shall preside over meetings of the INEA and the Executive Committee, shall represent the INEA as required and shall generally oversee the management and operation of the INEA.
- The Vice-chairman selected in accordance with Article IV shall have and exercise all powers, authority and duties of the Chairman in his absence or inability to serve.
- The Secretary shall record and maintain minutes of all meetings of the INEA and of its Executive Committee, and shall issue such communications as requested by the Chairman, Executive Committee or a resolution of a General Meeting.
- The Executive Committee shall deal between Annual General Meetings of the INEA with any business which may arise in accordance with the Charter, Bye-laws and general policies of the INEA.
The Officers of the INEA shall be authorised to collect subscriptions as shall be from time to time determined by a General Meeting, and to administer such funds in the interests of the INEA.
This Charter shall be adopted, or may be amended, at any regular meeting called at least in part for that purpose, or by a mail ballot.
This Charter shall be adopted, or may be amended, upon the approval of two-thirds of the votes cast, subject to more than 50% of the active membership of the INEA having voted.
By-laws may be adopted or amended by a two-thirds vote of the INEA Executive Committee members present at an Executive Committee meeting called at least in part for that purpose, or by a two-thirds vote of the Executive Committee members voting in a mail ballot.
APPENDIX 1 - INEA Charter Members
||de Planque, E. Gail
||de Camargo, Pedro Bento
||du Temple, Octave Joseph
||Hatcher, Stanley R.
||Kato, Walter Y.
||Medina Vaillard, Miguel
||Muntzing, L. Manning
||Quihillalt, Oscar A.
||Rossin, David A.
||Zaleski, Pierre C.