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Bylaws ARTICLE II - Membership

PostPosted: Wed Dec 18, 2013 3:43 pm
by mewickham
ARTICLE II - Membership

Section 1 - Any person or commercial concern may become an applicant for membership in the Society.

Section 2 - Application shall be made to any member of the Society. The member shall present the application, along with applicable dues, to the Membership Chairperson. The Board of Directors shall consider the application, and if approved, dues shall be deposited by the Treasurer. The new member shall be given a copy of the Constitution and Bylaws, and a membership card signed by the Membership Chairperson.

Section 3 - Any member who shall deliberately violate the provisions of the Constitution and Bylaws, or shall in any way by his/her acts tend to injure or be discreditable to the Society, shall be suspended or expelled. Any charge of misconduct shall be made in writing and presented to the President or Secretary. The Board of Directors shall consider the charges and the member’s defense, and shall recommend to the Secretary suspension or expulsion if found guilty of the charges. The affirmative for suspension or expulsion of two-thirds of the members present shall be required.