Revised By-Law: American Rhododendron Society
"ARTICLE V, SECTION D.-The secretary-treasurer shall be responsible for the funds of this organization and must be bonded to the extent of $5,000.00, minimum. The said bond to be paid for by the Society. An audit of the books must be made by a certified public accountant previous to the annual meeting, at which time the financial report shall be made to the membership. He or she shall record the action taken at the meetings of the Society and of the governing body, shall collect membership dues, and shall perform the recognized functions of the office. Headquarters of the Society shall be in Portland, Oregon."