Section 1: Anyone committed to promoting the above-stated
mission shall be eligible for membership.
Section 2: There shall be two classes of members:
A. a general member: shall be an individual who is
currently an employee of an institution or organization.
B. a student member: shall be an individual who has a student
Section 3: Membership shall become effective when the
Treasurer has received membership due. Any member who stops
paying the membership fee by the due date shall cease to
be a member and shall forfeit all right in, and claim upon
the Society and its property.
Section 4: The amount of membership fee shall be proposed
by the Executive Committee and be voted for approval by
the General Assembly.
Section 5: Members have the right to vote and the right
to be voted on.
Section 6: No member of the Society, except the President,
shall be allowed to express opinions on behalf of the Society
without the authorization of the Executive Committee.
Section 7: Any motion to change the By-law or Constitution
of the Society must be signed by 30% or more members and
approved by the Executive Committee. It must be submitted
to the General Assembly for an all-membership vote.
Section 8: Such a vote may be supervised and counted
by a special committee consisting of two members of the
Executive Committee and three of those who originally made
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for Physical Activities and Health