Approved its new text in the Ordinary General Assembly, on Thursday, November 14, 2019 held in Oviedo
ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY CHAPTER OF THE SPANISH SOCIETY OF ANGIOLOGY AND VASCULAR SURGERY
Founded in Madrid on July 16, 2004
Registered in the National Registry of Associations in Group 1, Section 1, with number 585291, since May 26, 2005
CIF (1-4-05): G 63805675
OF THE NAME, THE HEADQUARTERS AND THE TERRITORIAL SCOPE
The name of the association is: ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY CHAPTER OF THE SPANISH SOCIETY OF ANGIOLOGY AND VASCULAR SURGERY. Hereinafter CCEV
This Chapter is a scientific and non-profit association linked and endorsed by the Spanish Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery (SEACV).
The Chapter will be governed by its Statutes and by the agreements adopted by the General Assembly and Board of Directors, within the sphere of its competence and as provided, by the provisions of Organic Law 1/2002 of March 22, regulating the Law of Association.
The territorial scope foreseen for the development of the activities of the Chapter includes the whole of Spain and therefore is national in scope. Without prejudice to acting or being part of international organizations.
The Headquarters and permanent address of the Chapter is located in Madrid, but as long as it does not have its own premises, it will be the same as that of the SEACV and the SEACV Foundation, which is currently located at Calle Alcántara, number 4 , Mezzanine 1st. Madrid (CP 28006).
The Chapter of Endovascular Surgery is an independent entity in terms of economics and assets and responsible for its obligations to third parties.
OF THE OBJECTIVES
Provide information as a reference and assistance in all matters that concern the field of Endovascular Surgery, understanding as such the invasive procedures of remote therapy through guides and catheters with percutaneous or surgical access to treat vascular pathology.
Consolidation and development of endovascular procedures within the field of the specialty of Angiology and Vascular Surgery.
Promote and provide continuous training for specialists in Angiology and Vascular Surgery
Promote research in the field of endovascular surgery.
Respond to current and future institutional and legal problems that arise with the development of these techniques.
OF ITS ACTIVITIES
Hold regular scientific meetings in coordination with SEACV within the National Congress of SEACV and Angiological Conferences.
Hold scientific meetings, both regular and extraordinary at the discretion of the Board of Directors of the CCEV, informing the SEACV of the programming and organization.
Promote the realization of theoretical-practical courses on the various aspects of Endovascular Surgery.
Form working groups or schedule various activities of a scientific or social nature, seeking, where appropriate, the support of Official Organisms.
Promote and conduct all those activities necessary for the proper fulfillment of the planned objectives.
Cooperate with National and/or Foreign organizations whose objectives and interests focus on Endovascular Surgery
It will use the journal Angiology as the official publication for scientific publications, as long as it is the official periodical publication of the SEACV.
Participate, support and contribute to the development of all kinds of activities that aim to promote the development of endovascular surgery, within the framework of Angiology and Vascular Surgery.
OF ITS MEMBERS AND INCOME IN THE CHAPTER
The number of members is not limited
The members may be: Numeraries, Associates, Honoraries and Protectors.
All those who are members of the SEACV and express it by means of a written request to be a member of the CCE addressed to the Secretary of the Chapter may be full members.
Associate members may be any doctor in training in the specialty of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, who request to be so in writing
All those Spanish or foreign professionals who are considered creditors of this distinction for their work in the field of Endovascular Surgery may be honorary members. They can be proposed by at least 3 full members, this proposal must be approved by the Board of Directors and endorsed in the Ordinary Assembly.
The natural or legal person who individually contributes to the purposes of the Chapter may be a protective member.
OF YOUR ASSETS AND BUDGET REGIME
The Endovascular Surgery Chapter lacks foundational heritage.
The economic resources foreseen by the Chapter for the development of its activities are the following:
a) The annual periodic fees paid by the members, if so decided by the Board of Directors, ratified by the General Assembly, the amount being proposed by the Board of Directors and approved at the General Assembly of the Chapter.
b) The contributions received from the Supporting Members of the Chapter
c) The income obtained from scientific activities carried out by the members of the Chapter of Endovascular Surgery, under the auspices or tutelage of the same, and always framed in the statutory purposes.
d) Donations and economic contributions that institutions, groups, companies or individuals may make, always with the purpose of supporting the scientific activities of the Chapter.
The annual budget will have as a limit the economic resources obtained during that year.
The closing of the associative exercise will take place on December 31 of each year.
OF THE RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF THE MEMBERS
SAW. 1. Rights
a) Full members can elect and be elected members of the Board of Directors and of as many commissions as are formed.
b) Associate members do not have a vote but can be elected to various commissions at the proposal of the Board of Directors of the Chapter.
c) The honorary members and Protectors do not have a vote, they cannot be electors or elected and the right to speak can be granted to them in the Assembly. The Board of Directors may entrust them with representation and advisory work.
d) All the members will be able to present scientific or technical contributions of works in the scientific meetings of the Chapter, previous evaluation by the Scientific Committee and acceptance by the Board of Directors of the CCEV.
e) All members have the right to receive information on the activities of the Chapter.
SAW. 2. Duties of members
a) Collaborate in achieving the aims of the Chapter.
b) Satisfy the quotas that are established.
c) Carry out the functions inherent to the positions for which they have been elected.
d) Observe the statutes and regulations of internal regime established
OF WITHDRAWAL IN THE CHAPTER OF ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY
Any member can unsubscribe as a member voluntarily by communicating it in writing to the Secretary of the Chapter and it will be communicated at the General Assembly.
The expulsion of a Member as a partner, due to the notorious and repeated breach of the statutes, will be made at the proposal of the Board of Directors with reasoned arguments and will be ratified by the General Assembly.
OF THE ORGANS OF THE CHAPTER OF ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY
Chapter organs will be considered:
The Plenary General Assembly
The Board of Directors
The Scientific Committee
The Special Commissions that are established
- The General Assembly is the supreme body of the Chapter and its agreements are effective until their modification or suspension by another General Assembly.
- The General Assembly, which can be attended by all Members, will meet at the call of the Board of Directors in the manner established in these statutes.
- The General Assembly may be Ordinary or Extraordinary, being validly constituted in the first call when the majority of the members attend (half plus one of the full members) and in the second call 10 minutes later, whatever the number of them. Presence by representation will not be admitted.
- The Ordinary General Assembly will be held once a year, by call of the Board of Directors, which will notify the members fifteen days in advance of the date, time and place of the same, as well as the agenda that will govern.
- The Extraordinary General Assembly may be called by the Board of Directors or by means of a request addressed to the Board of Directors and signed by at least one third of the members of the CCE. This call must be made fifteen days in advance and only those topics that appear on the agenda will be dealt with.
- Admission Credentials Committee.
In order to expedite the admission of full and associate members, the credentials committee is created.
a) They will form part of the Credentials Committee. The President, a Vice President, the Secretary, the treasurer and a member.
b) Its mission is to study the applications for membership of the CCEV.
c) There will be three meetings a year to study these requests. In the second fortnight of January, in the second fortnight of September and during the annual scientific meeting of the CCEV.
d) Once the applications are approved by the Credentials Committee, these new members will reach the status of Provisional Member. The Provisional Members will have the same rights as the Consolidated Members, except for being part of the governing bodies or scientific committee. Nor will they have the right to vote.
e) The General Assembly will know the new provisional members and after approval they will be considered already consolidated.
COMPETENCE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLIES
1. The General Assembly, as the sovereign body of the Chapter, will have the following powers:
a) Approve the general action plan of the Chapter.
b) Appoint the Board of Directors.
c) Ratify, where appropriate, the admission of new members.
d) Examine and approve, as the case may be, the expenses and income for the year and the budget for the following year.
e) Ratify the proposal of new members of the Scientific Committee. This selection will have been made by the Scientific Committee in force and in accordance with article XI.
f) Adopt those resolutions that, due to their importance, are submitted to a vote by the Board of Directors.
g) Ratify the exclusion of a member at the proposal of the Board of Directors.
h) Dispose of and dispose of Assets.
i) Modify the Statutes.
k) Dissolve the Chapter.
h) Approve any type of action or initiative that may be of interest to the Chapter, at the proposal of the Board of Directors
l) Consider and decide on other issues not included in the Agenda, when they are endorsed by at least 20% of the attending members and have been presented in writing to the Board of Directors at the beginning of the Assembly.
2. The agreements of the General Assembly, both Ordinary and Extraordinary, will be taken by a simple majority of the attending members.
OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
a) The Board of Directors will be made up of: a President, two Vice Presidents, a Secretary, a Treasurer and seven Members (one appointed by the SEACV at the proposal of the Chapter).
b) The positions that make up the Board of Directors will not have financial compensation
X.2. Election of the Board of Directors
a) Every two years, within the General Assembly, the members of the Board of Directors will be appointed, with the exception of the member of the SEACV, through free elections and by secret ballot.
b) The members of the Board of Directors will be elected by closed candidacy.
c) The candidacies must be submitted in writing to the Secretary and if they are collective, they must include the written acceptance of the proposed candidate. Between one and three months before the renewal of the Board of Directors, the Secretary must communicate to all members the opening of the presentation of candidates.
d) The term for the presentation of candidates ends at the beginning of the General Assembly convened for the election of the Board of Directors.
e) Every two years the Board of Directors will be renewed. No member may hold the same position for more than two consecutive terms.
f) Non-members who belong to other Boards of Directors of Chapters, Sections of the SEACV or its Board of Directors may not be members of the Board of Directors. Nor can those Full Members who belong to Scientific Committees of Chapters, Sections of the SEACV or its Scientific Committee be part of it. The representative of the SEACV in the Board of Directors of the CCEV is excluded.
X. 3. Functioning of the Board of Directors
a) The Board shall meet at least twice a year. At least one of them will be face-to-face, and the rest may be virtual.
b) All members of the Board of Directors have an equal vote, only in case of a tie, the president has a casting vote.
c) The “quorum” of the full Board of Directors will be half plus one of its members.
d) The Secretary must record the minutes of all the meetings held by the plenary session of the Board, sending a copy of the same to all its components so that they can ratify it in the next session.
e) The Secretary will communicate in writing the call for the meetings of the Board of Directors and its agenda, to all components, with a minimum of ten calendar days in advance.
X. 4. Functions of the Board of Directors
a) Propose the admission of new members
b) Schedule and direct the social and scientific activities of the Chapter
c) Intervene in the economic and administrative management of the Chapter.
d) Set the Agenda for the General Assemblies and execute the agreements reached therein.
e) In general, perform as many functions as may be appropriate for the smooth running of the Chapter, taking those measures it deems pertinent, reporting, in any case, to the General Assembly.
f) Exercise the legal representation of the Chapter in the figure of its President.
X.5. Functions of the components of the Board of Directors
a) From the President:
a1) Represent the Chapter
a2) Coordinate all kinds of activities developed by the Chapter.
a3) Summon and chair the General Assembly and the Board of Directors.
a4) Sign with the Approval the Minutes and documents of the Chapter.
b) Of the Vice Presidents: Collaborate with the President in his obligations and replace him when he deems it appropriate and automatically in cases of illness, absence or resignation, according to an established order of first vice president and second vice president.
c) From the Secretary:
c1) Custody and keep the Administration Books of the Chapter.
c2) Receive and process membership applications for members and keep their registration book up to date.
c3) Carry out the administrative work of the Chapter.
c4) Advise the president on as many administrative functions as he may require. c5) Draft the annual report of the Chapter and submit it to the General Assembly.
c6) Write the Minutes of the Assembly and of the Meetings of the Board of Directors.
d1) Custody and keep the accounting and cash books of the Chapter.
d2) Intervene in economic issues.
d3) Comply with all payment orders issued by the President.
d4) Submit to the General Assembly the statement of accounts for the previous year and the projected annual budget for income and expenses.
e) Of the Members
e1) Attend the plenary meetings of the Board of Directors.
e2) Report to the Board of Directors and the Assembly the activities and projects that have been entrusted to them.
e3) Fulfill the functions entrusted to them by the Board of Directors.
f) Of the member appointed by the SEACV
f1) To be a spokesperson for SEACV within the Chapter.
f2) Contribute to the coordination between SEACV and the Chapter.
f3) Fulfill the remaining functions of the Members.
OF THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE OF THE CHAPTER OF ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY
The Scientific Committee will have the mission of promoting, guiding and suggesting the scientific activities of the Chapter.
It will be made up of five members, four full members of the Chapter, its function will be exercised for two years, extendable only, for an equal period. The fifth member will be the Secretary of the Endovascular Surgery Chapter. Candidates for members of the Scientific Committee will send a letter to the CCEV secretariat containing the “curriculum vitae” and accreditation of sufficient merits for the performance of their duties, at least two weeks before the Ordinary General Assembly. The Scientific Committee must propose an objective score to assess the academic, professional and scientific merits of the candidates in order to designate the most suitable. This scale will be public and its approval and/or modification must be ratified by the Board of Directors. His final appointment will be made after information, allegations and endorsement of the Ordinary Assembly.
The Secretary of the Chapter will be an ex officio member of the Scientific Committee, will have voice but without vote, having as functions, to act as Secretary of the Committee, to be its spokesperson in the Board of Directors and to convene the Committee at the request of the Board of Directors, its President or of the majority of the members of the Committee.
The Committee will meet as many times as it is called. Of all the meetings, the secretary will draw up Minutes that will be presented to the Board of Directors at the next meeting of the same.
The missions of the Scientific Committee will be:
a) Select the scientific papers presented at the meetings or congresses of the Chapter, selecting from among them the one deserving of an award, if any.
b) Choose among the topics proposed by the Assembly the most suitable for the following congresses.
c) Select the candidates for Scholarships, Awards or any other scientific activity of the Chapter and propose their concession to the Board of Directors.
d) Advise on the content and characteristics of the continuing education courses organized, promoted or sponsored by the Chapter.
e) The decisions of the Scientific Committee will be of an advisory nature for the Board of Directors.
Those Full Members who belong to other Boards of Directors of Chapters, Sections of the SEACV or of its Board of Directors may not be members of the Scientific Committee. Nor can those Full Members who belong to Scientific Committees of Chapters, Sections of the SEACV or its Scientific Committee be part of it.
OF THE DISSOLUTION OR LIQUIDATION OF THE CHAPTER
The dissolution of the Chapter may be proposed by the Board of Directors of the same in a reasoned manner, for justified and substantiated reasons.
The dissolution of the Chapter can only be decided by a majority of two thirds of the votes of an Extraordinary General Assembly convened for this purpose.
Any balance that subsists after the liquidation of Assets will be attributed primarily to the SEACV, if it wants to accept it, as a donation. Otherwise, the assets of the Chapter, after its dissolution, will be attributed to another organization or entity that pursues similar purposes to those of the Chapter.
OF THE MODIFICATION OF THE ARTICLES OF THIS STATUTE
The Statutes may be modified in whole or in part by the General Assembly, in the following circumstances:
By simple majority, by vote, when the proposal has been included in the agenda of the General Assembly.
If the proposal has not been included in the Agenda, and at the request of a simple majority of members one or more amendments are requested, the Board of Directors will appoint a Commission to study and draft the Modification Project that will be put to the vote in the next General Assembly.
These modifications, if any, must be communicated to the SEACV Board of Directors and notified to the SEACV General Assembly.
OF THE ENTRY INTO FORCE OF THESE STATUTES
1.- These statutes will enter into force after their approval by the CCEV Assembly, except for point 2.f of article X, which will do so for the 2021 Ordinary Assembly.