Welcome to ASNO - Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology

Multi-Disciplinary Organization Dedicated to Promoting Advances in
Neuro-Oncology Through Research and Education

By-Laws of the Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology - Adopted September 12, 2014

Purpose Membership Executive Board
The ASNO Meetings Amendments General Provisions



SECTION 1 Name: The name of the society is the Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology (“ASNO”)

SECTION 2 Purpose: ASNO is organized to promote development of the field of neuro-oncology as follows: by establishing and promoting high standards for the treatment of patients with cancer affecting the nervous system; by elevating and sustaining the education of all involved in neuro-oncology, and by encouraging mutual fellowship, goodwill, and scientific collaboration among physicians and scientists actively involved in the field of neuro-oncology.



SECTION 1 Members: Membership is open to any physicians and scientists in Asia who agree upon our purpose (ARTICLE 1, SECTION 2).


Executive Board:

SECTION 1 Executive Board: The Executive Board shall exercise supervision over the affairs of the ASNO.

SECTION 2: The Executive Board shall consist of the chair, the past presidents of the ASNO Meetings, and representative officers from each countries.

SECTION 3 Chair: The chair of the Executive Board shall be the president of the ASNO Meeting of the year when the meeting of the Executive Board is held. The term of the chair is for a period of one year beginning just after the previous ASNO Meeting and ending on the last day of the ASNO meeting when the chair shall be the president.

SECTION 4 Meetings: Regular meeting of the Executive Board shall be held on such dates and at such times and locations as may be designated by the Executive Board.

SECTION 5 Notice: Notice of the meeting of the Executive Board is to be given by e-mail, fax, or postal mail addressed to each board member at least ten days before the meeting. Notice shall be deemed given when it is place in the mail or at the time notice is sent electronically. The notice need not specify the purpose or business of the meeting.

SECTION 6 Quorum: At any meeting of the Executive Board, one-third of the Executive Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.


The ASNO Meetings:

SECTION 7 The ASNO Meetings: The ASNO Meetings shall be held on such dates and at such times and locations as may be designated by the Executive Board.



SECTION 8 Amendments: Amendments of these by-laws may be proposed by majority action of the Executive Board at a regular or special meeting called by the chair, or by a member of the Executive Board.

SECTION 9: These by-laws may be amended either by affirmative vote of two-thirds of those members at the business meeting of the Executive Board.


General provisions:

SECTION 10 Fiscal Year: The fiscal year of ASNO shall be as determined by the Executive Board.

SECTION 11 Principal Office: The principal office of ASNO is located in International Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Hidaka-shi, Saitama-ken, Japan.

SECTION 12 Change of Address: The designation of the city or country of ASNO’s principal office may be changed by amendment of these by-laws.

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