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 status.

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and counted by a special committee consisting of two members of the Executive Committee and three of those who originally made the motion.


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