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== <font color="red">Article IV. Membership ==
 
== <font color="red">Article IV. Membership ==
# New membership shall be inducted to the group in the manner listed in the [[Membership Rules]] document.
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===Section 1 - Membership Classes===
# The board reserves the right to have final say who is allowed to have membership.
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There shall be two classes of membership: Full Members and Student Members.  Student members will have the same privileges and responsibilities as Full Members, but will pay dues at a reduced rate, as set by the board and defined in the [[Membership Rules]].
# The board reserves the right to make special arrangements with individuals for membership.
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# Members shall be expected to adhere to the entirety of the rules laid out in the [[Membership Rules]] document.</font>
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''Question: would we want student members to be voting members?''
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===Section 2 - Eligibility===
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#Members must be 18 years of age or older.
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#Members must complete a membership application as detailed in the [[Membership Rules]].
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===Section 3 - Induction of Members ===
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#New members shall be inducted to the group in the manner listed in the [[Membership Rules]] document.
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===Section 4 - Member Privileges===
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#All members will have a key or other method of entry to the physical workspace.
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#All members will be allowed 24 hour access to the physical workspace.
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#All members will be allowed to vote at the Annual Meeting, and on any issue presented to the membership for vote at other times.
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===Section 5 - Member Responsibilities===
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#A member must pay the dues as determined by the board of directors and specified in the [[Membership Rules]].  
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#A member shall be expected to adhere to the entirety of the rules laid out in the [[Membership Rules]].
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#A member must provide their current address, contact information, and preference for electronic receipt of communications.
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#At the time a member resigns or is expelled or suspended from the organization, he or she must forfeit his or her method of entry in addition to any other property owned by KMG to a member of the board of directors or an agent designated by the board of directors for this purpose.
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===Section 6 - Suspension of Membership===
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#Membership may be suspended for non-payment of dues or other fees owed to KMG.
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#Any suspended member may restore their membership within 90 days of suspension upon payment of dues or other fees owed.
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#Other causes for suspension will be outlined in the [[Membership Rules]].
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===Section 7 - Termination of Membership===
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#A person ceases to be a member of the corporation:
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##by delivering his or her resignation in writing to the Board of Directors,
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##on his or her death, or
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##on being expelled.
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#Any member may resign by filing a written resignation with the Board of Directors or by mailing or delivering it to the address of the corporation.
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#Resignation shall not relieve a member of unpaid dues or other monies owed.
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#Membership may also be terminated for any reason by resolution passed by more than three quarters (3/4ths) of the voting members.
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##Notice of termination shall be given by any method reasonably calculated to provide actual notice to the member.
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##The notice of special resolution for expulsion must be accompanied by a brief statement of the reasons for the proposed expulsion.
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##The member shall be given an opportunity to be heard, either orally or in writing, before the effective date of the proposed termination.
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##The hearing shall be held, or the written statement considered, by the members.
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#The members shall then vote on whether the membership is to be terminated.
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#The corporation reserves the right to limit membership based on the capacity of the space.
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#Upon resignation or termination, members will not be permitted access to the physical space, and will be unsubscribed from the member email list. They may remain on the discussion list if they so choose.
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== Article V. Committees ==
 
== Article V. Committees ==

Revision as of 18:58, 15 June 2011

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