Memorandum of ICLEE
Memorandum of Agreement for International
Consortium of Landscape and Ecological Engineering
Article I - General
This agreement (hereinafter referred to as the gAgreementh) is named "Memorandum
of the agreement for International Consortium of Landscape and Ecological
The purpose of this Agreement is to publish the Consortiumfs journal gLandscape
and Ecological Engineeringh through collaboration among societies primarily
in East Asia in the fields of environmental conservation, management and
restoration, with the goal of contributing to the development of related
disciplines and human communities living in harmony with the natural environment.
Article II - Constituent Societies, Membership
Societies who agree with the purpose stated in Section 2 of the Agreement
and participate in this Consortium are called the constituent societies
of International Consortium of Landscape and Ecological Engineering (hereinafter
2. Personal membership for the ICLEE
Constituent Societies shall register their own personal members who agree
with the purpose of this Agreement and are qualified to subscribe and
submit to the Journal.
(Admissions to Constitutional Membership)
Constituent Societies for ICLEEfs establishment are listed in Appendix
1. Membership shall be automatically renewed without notification.
2. Application and cancellation for constitutional
membership shall be submitted in written English to the President of the
ICLEE Board and approved by the Board of Directors two months prior to
the beginning of the fiscal year.
Each Constituent Society must promptly pay the amount of annual membership
fee with due regard to the number of its ICLEE personal members by means
of which the President specifies.
2. The annual membership fee per personal
member is 67 in US dollar. Each Constituent Society shall ensure the number
of personal members listed in Appendix 1.
Article III ? Administration and Editorial
(Structures, Numbers and Appointment)
The ICLEE institutes a Board of Directors, Comptrollers and a Board of
Editors. The number of the Directors is as same as that of Constituent
Societies. The Board of Editors is made of 40 members at most.
Section 7. Directors
The Directors consist of the presidents of Constituent Societies or ICLEE
personal members who are appointed by the presidents, and shall conduct
the affairs of ICLEE.
2. One President and two Vice-presidents
of ICLEE shall be appointed among the Directors.
Section 8. Comptrollers
Two Comptrollers are appointed.
Section 9. Board of Editors
The Board of Editors comprises one Chief Editor and editors. The number
of the Editors will be decided with due regard to the size of Constituent
Societies and their research specialization.
2. One associate editor is appointed out
as the representative of the editors from each Constituent Society.
3. The Directors may concurrently serve
as an Editor but not as a Comptroller.
4. The Editors may be chosen outside of
the ICLEE, if deemed necessary.
(Election and Appointment of the President,
Vice President and Comptrollers, and Editorial Members)
The President and Vice Presidents of ICLEE shall be elected by mutual
vote among the Directors. The Comptrollers shall be appointed by the President.
2. The Chief Editor shall be appointed by
the President. The Associate Editors shall be appointed by the Chief Editor,
regarding the recommendations of Constituent Societies.
3. The Editors shall be appointed by the
Chief Editor, through the discussion with the Associate Editors.
(Tasks of Directors and Comptrollers)
The President represents the ICLEE and presides its activities.
2. The Vice Presidents support the President.
When the President is absent, one Vice President will be appointed for
acting as the President. The order of the Vice Presidents to be appointed
is arranged by the President in advance.
3. The Directors comprise the Board of Directors
and directs the activities of ICLEE in accordance with decisions made
by this Agreement and the Board of Directors.
4. The Comptrollers review the administration
of the ICLEE and audit the financial status of ICLEE. Their specific responsibilities
(1) Report to the Constituent Societies any financial misconduct and violation
of the Agreement or laws.
(2) Advice the Board of Directors of the administration and financial
status of ILCEE.
The terms of Directors and Editors are two years. They will be eligible
for re-election to the same Board.
2. The Director or Editor who is appointed
to fill vacant or an additional position shall serve for a remaining term
of the outgoing Director, Editor or other members in the Boards.
3. The outgoing Directors and Editors, even
after their terms, shall continue conducting their tasks until their successors
assume their positions.
Article IV ? Board Meetings
(Types of Board Meetings)
Two types of the ICLEE Board Meetings are held: the meetings of Board
of Directors and Editors.
2. The Board of Directors shall meet at
least once a year.
3. The Board of Editors shall meet when
The Board of Directors meetings shall be convened by the President.
2. Any call for a Board Meeting shall take
place at least ten days in advance and in writing with the date, place
and items on the agenda.
(Quorum and Chairman of the Board of Directors
The President of ICLEE serves as a chairman of the Director Meetings.
Each Meeting will be valid if there is at least a half of the Directors
present. Decisions require a simple majority of the votes of the Directors
present. In the case of an equal number of votes, the Chairman can cast
2. In the case of the Directorfs absence
for reasons outside his or her control, the Director determines his or
her votes on the agenda in writing in advance or selects a member as a
3. The authorized member for the proxy vote
will be regarded as the Director present in case of Section 16.2.
(Minutes of Board of Directors Meetings)
Minutes of the Board of Directors Meetings shall be kept.
2. The Minutes shall be signed by the Chairman
and two members selected for the Meetings upon confirmation by the Board
of Directors of their being a true record.
Article V ? Assets of the ICLEE
(Composition of Assets)
The ICLEE assets are composed of:
(1) Annual membership fees
(2) Incomes derived from the assets
(3) Incomes derived from corporate activities
(4) Donations made to the ICLEE
(5) Other incomes
(Corporate Activity and Budget)
ICLEE activities and annual budget must be drawn up by the President of
ICLEE and approved by the Board of Directors. The same procedure will
apply to alterations to the activities and budget.
Section 20. The fiscal year of ICLEE extends from January 1 (first) to
December 31 (thirty first) of each year.
(Annual Business Report and Account)
Promptly after the end of a fiscal year, business reports, list of assets,
and income and expenditure account of ICLEE shall be prepared by the President
and audited by the Comptrollers.
2. Any positive balance in the current fund
upon closure of the accounting year must be carried over to the next year.
Article VI ? ICLEE Office
To organize Board Meetings, the ICLEE shall appoint the Constituent Society
to which the President belongs to be as the host society to serve as the
The Host Society shall appoint a personal member to serve as a secretary
of the ICLEE Office. The Secretaryfs term follows the rules of Board Members.
2. Other business affairs of the ICLEE Office
shall be decided by the President upon votes by the Board of Directors
3. For the time being, office staffs are
served concurrently by the members of the preparatory committee indicated
in Appendix 3.
1. The Board Members of the ICLEE are indicated
in Appendix 2 for the first year of its establishment and the terms of
original Board Members extend to December 31 (thirty-first), 2006, regardless
of the rules prescribed in Section 12 of this Agreement.
2. Publication schedule and budget of the
ICLEE for the first year shall be determined by the established Board
of Directors, regardless of the rules prescribed in Section 19 of this
3. The first fiscal year after the establishment
extends from the establishment date to December 31 (thirty-first), 2005,
regardless of the rules prescribed in Section 20 of this Agreement.
Organization and the status Sign
Appendix 1 Constituent Societies of International Consortium of Landscape
and Ecological Engineering.
Society Name Target of the Number of Personal Membership
Appendix 2 Board Members of International Consortium of Landscape and
Updated on August 5, 2007
Directors and secretaries of International Consortium of Landscape and Ecological Engineering (2007-2008)
Ohta,Takehiko,Tokyo University of Agriculture,firstname.lastname@example.org
Yamagishi,Satoshi,Yamashina Avian Institute,email@example.com
Lee,Eun-Heui,Seoul Womenfs University,firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim,Hag-beom,Han-Kyung National University,email@example.com
Ezaki,Yasuo,Hyogo Prefecural University,firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim,Min-Soo,Catholic University of Daegu,email@example.com
Ho,Wu-chang,National Formosa University,firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Stuff (homepage),
Fu,Bo-Jie,Chinese Academy of Sciences,email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
General affair, ICLEE2007
Other editors will be invited from Korea,
China, Denmark and Germany
Appendix 3 Preparatory Committee Members for International Consortium
of Landscape and Ecological Engineering.
KOBAYASHI, Tatsuaki, MORIMOTO, Yukihiro,
NAKAMURA, Futoshi, KAMADA, Mahito, NATSUHARA, Yoshihiro, FUJIWARA, Michio,
IMANISHI, Junichi, IWASKI, Hiroshi, , HIOKI, Yoshiyuki, KIM, Namchoon,
MOON, Seokki, AHN, Younghee, JO, Hyun-kil, SHEU, Junghue, SHIBATA, Shozo,
NAKAGOSHI, Nobukazu, OHTA, Takehiko