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Revision 27
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  Candidates for the Board of Directors must have been members in good standing with the GD during the election month, and except for the first BOD, must have also been a member in good standing for the two preceding months, or any three months in the five preceding months, or any five months in the preceding eleven months before the election month. A Candidate must also be nominated, and accept, by another member in good standing.

Regular Meetings

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The board of directors shall meet on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 4:00 PM.
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The board of directors shall meet on the first and third Mondays of the month at 7:00 PM.
 

Attendance

Each board member must be present at regular board meetings. Failure to provide a reasonable explanation for more than one absence in a year will qualify as a breach of the GD and may result in the removal from the BOD as described elsewhere in the GD.
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  Candidates for the Board of Directors must have been members in good standing with the GD during the election month, and except for the first BOD, must have also been a member in good standing for the two preceding months, or any three months in the five preceding months, or any five months in the preceding eleven months before the election month. A Candidate must also be nominated, and accept, by another member in good standing.

Regular Meetings

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The board of directors shall meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month.
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The board of directors shall meet on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 4:00 PM.
 

Attendance

Each board member must be present at regular board meetings. Failure to provide a reasonable explanation for more than one absence in a year will qualify as a breach of the GD and may result in the removal from the BOD as described elsewhere in the GD.
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  1. Sign the Organizationís Waiver of Liability.
To qualify for a family discount your family must:
  1. Have one full dues paying EMS member in good standing.
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  1. Have at least one child EMS member under the age of 18 to sign up.
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  1. Have other family members wishing to join.
  2. Be approved by the board.
 

Dues

  1. Monthly dues for basic membership in EMS shall be set at $25, to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized. New members may prorate their first dues payment.
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  1. If you have been approved for a family discount, one adult member of your family shall owe $25 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized. The other members of your family shall owe $12.50 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
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  1. If you have been approved for a family discount, one adult member of your family shall owe the full dues amount to be paid at the beginning of each month that anyone's membership in the family is to be recognized. The other family members shall owe half of the dues amount to be paid at the beginning of each month that their memberships are to be recognized.
 
  1. Members have a one week grace period in which to pay each charge recorded in their account. If payment is not made at that time they will lose their member in good standing status.
  2. If there is an official EMS record of payment, including an EMS account statement of the payment posting before the end of a month then the member will be recorded as having been a member in good standing for that month. However that will not change any previous decisions regarding their member status.
  3. If the member is paid up for the current month then the payment will apply to some future unpaid month.
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  All ranked votes shall be counted using Single Transferable Vote (STV) with the Meek method. For single winner races this is the same as Instant Runoff Voting (IRV), Some elections or races could also select a Condorcet winner if that is deemed appropriate.EMS feels that these modern voting systems give the voters more effective control over the election results.

Annual Elections

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The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shall be on the first Saturday of December, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage. Election procedures are further described in the GD, and include the options of remote or electronic voting. For at least the board of directors race and possibly others, those candidates that don't reach the STV quota of votes will not be elected, possibly leaving unfilled seats. This assures each board member will have a strong mandate from the membership.
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The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shall be on the first Saturday of December, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, their email, or on the EMS web page. Election procedures are further described in the GD, and include the options of remote or electronic voting. For at least the board of directors race and possibly others, those candidates that don't reach the STV quota of votes will not be elected, possibly leaving unfilled seats. This assures each board member will have a strong mandate from the membership.

Voting Members qualifications

For the years 2014 and beyond, Members need to be in good standing for the 60 day period prior to the annual meeting date in order to vote at the annual meeting.
 

Notices

All meeting and other notices of EMS activities shall be posted to the EMS calendar webpage and available on opt in mailing lists. Special meetings which have fewer than 30 days notice must be announced via USPS first class mail. It shall be the responsibility of the member to provide the Secretary with a correct mailing address and any change thereof, failure to do so shall terminate the member's right to receive notice.
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  All ranked votes shall be counted using Single Transferable Vote (STV) with the Meek method. For single winner races this is the same as Instant Runoff Voting (IRV), Some elections or races could also select a Condorcet winner if that is deemed appropriate.EMS feels that these modern voting systems give the voters more effective control over the election results.

Annual Elections

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The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shall be on the last Thursday of December, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage. Election procedures are further described in the GD, and include the options of remote or electronic voting. For at least the board of directors race and possibly others, those candidates that don't reach the STV quota of votes will not be elected, possibly leaving unfilled seats. This assures each board member will have a strong mandate from the membership.
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The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shall be on the first Saturday of December, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage. Election procedures are further described in the GD, and include the options of remote or electronic voting. For at least the board of directors race and possibly others, those candidates that don't reach the STV quota of votes will not be elected, possibly leaving unfilled seats. This assures each board member will have a strong mandate from the membership.
 

Notices

All meeting and other notices of EMS activities shall be posted to the EMS calendar webpage and available on opt in mailing lists. Special meetings which have fewer than 30 days notice must be announced via USPS first class mail. It shall be the responsibility of the member to provide the Secretary with a correct mailing address and any change thereof, failure to do so shall terminate the member's right to receive notice.
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  1. If you have been approved for a family discount, one adult member of your family shall owe $25 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized. The other members of your family shall owe $12.50 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
  2. Members have a one week grace period in which to pay each charge recorded in their account. If payment is not made at that time they will lose their member in good standing status.
  3. If there is an official EMS record of payment, including an EMS account statement of the payment posting before the end of a month then the member will be recorded as having been a member in good standing for that month. However that will not change any previous decisions regarding their member status.
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  1. If the member is paid up for the current month then the payment will apply to some future unpaid month. However EMS will not accept payments more than one month ahead.
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  1. If the member is paid up for the current month then the payment will apply to some future unpaid month.
  2. Refunds for unused portions of member dues can be requested for all future months. There are no refunds, prorated or otherwise for the current month.
 

Scholarships

Basic membership may be granted for a period of three months to persons of the community that the Board of Directors declare recognize as having made a significant contribution to the assets of EMS. This program shall be entitled the "Quarterly Scholarship." The Quarterly Scholarship may only be issued to the same person once a year and must be awarded by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
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  1. Access to EMS-owned equipment designated for membership use when said equipment is not in use by another member, has been loaned for use to a partnering organization, is inaccessible due to the equipment location's hours of operation, or has been designated out of operation by a Director.
  2. Access to equipment loaned to EMS by individuals or other organizations if the member has been approved to use the equipment by the owner or one of his agents. Unless the equipment has been marked as out of operation by the owner or agents.

Key Privileges

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EMS controls access to its space and other resources with keys. They may be physical, electronic, or pass codes.

A member in good standing is eligible for the privilege of being a key holder after a vetting period of two months if the member is nominated by three other similar key holding members and the board of directors votes favorably at a board meeting. The board of directors may also waive all or part of the vetting period. The vetting period begins once the member first becomes a member in good standing.

The BOD may suspend a members' key privileges for any reason, and may or may not chose to review it later.
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  1. EMS controls access to its space and other resources with keys. They may be physical, electronic, or pass codes.
  2. A member in good standing is eligible for the privilege of being a key holder after a vetting period of two months if the member is nominated by three other similar key holding members, and the board of directors votes favorably at a board meeting. The board of directors may also waive all or part of the vetting period. The vetting period begins once the member first becomes a member in good standing.
  3. However Minors, even if they are key holders are not permitted at Eugene Maker Space without an adult member present.
  4. The BOD may suspend a members' key privileges for any reason, and may or may not chose to review it later.
 

Meetings

Except for the annual election meeting, at least two board members must attend any membership meeting in order for it to be duly recorded, otherwise it is not a valid membership meeting. One of these board members shall be responsible for seeing that the meeting minutes are recorded in the EMS documents properly
Revision 22
08 Mar 2012 - Main.ClifCox
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  Candidates for the Board of Directors must have been members in good standing with the GD during the election month, and except for the first BOD, must have also been a member in good standing for the two preceding months, or any three months in the five preceding months, or any five months in the preceding eleven months before the election month. A Candidate must also be nominated, and accept, by another member in good standing.

Regular Meetings

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The board of directors shall meet on the first non us holiday Wednesday of the month. Any rescheduling of these meetings can be done at least 30 days in advance.
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The board of directors shall meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month.
 

Attendance

Each board member must be present at regular board meetings. Failure to provide a reasonable explanation for more than one absence in a year will qualify as a breach of the GD and may result in the removal from the BOD as described elsewhere in the GD.
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08 Dec 2011 - Main.ClifCox
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Community Relations

  1. EMS may engage in joint ventures and partnership with other organizations in the general community where it is in the interest of all parties involved to promote the purpose of EMS as partnering organizations.
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Revision 20
08 Dec 2011 - Main.ClifCox
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  All ranked votes shall be counted using Single Transferable Vote (STV) with the Meek method. For single winner races this is the same as Instant Runoff Voting (IRV), Some elections or races could also select a Condorcet winner if that is deemed appropriate.EMS feels that these modern voting systems give the voters more effective control over the election results.

Annual Elections

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The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shall be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage. Election procedures are further described in the GD, and include the options of remote or electronic voting. For at least the board of directors race and possibly others, those candidates that don't reach the STV quota of votes will not be elected, possibly leaving unfilled seats. This assures each board member will have a strong mandate from the membership.
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The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shall be on the last Thursday of December, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage. Election procedures are further described in the GD, and include the options of remote or electronic voting. For at least the board of directors race and possibly others, those candidates that don't reach the STV quota of votes will not be elected, possibly leaving unfilled seats. This assures each board member will have a strong mandate from the membership.
 

Notices

All meeting and other notices of EMS activities shall be posted to the EMS calendar webpage and available on opt in mailing lists. Special meetings which have fewer than 30 days notice must be announced via USPS first class mail. It shall be the responsibility of the member to provide the Secretary with a correct mailing address and any change thereof, failure to do so shall terminate the member's right to receive notice.
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  To qualify as a potential EMS member you must:
  1. Be 18 years of age or over or have your parent or guardian sign up with you.
  2. Submit a postal address we can reach you at, an email address, and optionally a phone number.
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  1. Sign the Organization’s Waiver of Liability.
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  1. Sign the Organizationís Waiver of Liability.
  To qualify for a family discount your family must:
  1. Have one full dues paying EMS member in good standing.
  2. Have at least one child EMS member under the age of 18 to sign up.

Dues

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  1. Monthly dues for basic membership in EMS shall be set at $25, to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
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  1. Monthly dues for basic membership in EMS shall be set at $25, to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized. New members may prorate their first dues payment.
 
  1. If you have been approved for a family discount, one adult member of your family shall owe $25 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized. The other members of your family shall owe $12.50 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
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  1. A member may become a member in good standing for a particular month once all required dues, fees, and assessments have been paid, but not before.
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  1. Members have a one week grace period in which to pay each charge recorded in their account. If payment is not made at that time they will lose their member in good standing status.
 
  1. If there is an official EMS record of payment, including an EMS account statement of the payment posting before the end of a month then the member will be recorded as having been a member in good standing for that month. However that will not change any previous decisions regarding their member status.
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  1. If the member is paid up for the current month then the payment will apply to some future unpaid month. However EMS will not accept payments more than three months ahead.
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  1. If the member is paid up for the current month then the payment will apply to some future unpaid month. However EMS will not accept payments more than one month ahead.
 

Scholarships

Basic membership may be granted for a period of three months to persons of the community that the Board of Directors declare recognize as having made a significant contribution to the assets of EMS. This program shall be entitled the "Quarterly Scholarship." The Quarterly Scholarship may only be issued to the same person once a year and must be awarded by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
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  All ranked votes shall be counted using Single Transferable Vote (STV) with the Meek method. For single winner races this is the same as Instant Runoff Voting (IRV), Some elections or races could also select a Condorcet winner if that is deemed appropriate.EMS feels that these modern voting systems give the voters more effective control over the election results.

Annual Elections

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The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shall be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage. For at least the board of directors race and possibly others, those candidates that don't reach the STV quota of votes will not be elected, possibly leaving unfilled seats. This assures each board member will have a strong mandate from the membership.
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The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shall be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage. Election procedures are further described in the GD, and include the options of remote or electronic voting. For at least the board of directors race and possibly others, those candidates that don't reach the STV quota of votes will not be elected, possibly leaving unfilled seats. This assures each board member will have a strong mandate from the membership.
 

Notices

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All meeting and other notices of EMS activities shall be posted to the EMS calendar webpage and available on opt in mailing lists. Special meetings which have fewer than 30 days notice must be announced via USPS first class mail.
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All meeting and other notices of EMS activities shall be posted to the EMS calendar webpage and available on opt in mailing lists. Special meetings which have fewer than 30 days notice must be announced via USPS first class mail. It shall be the responsibility of the member to provide the Secretary with a correct mailing address and any change thereof, failure to do so shall terminate the member's right to receive notice.
 

Finances

  1. All expenses of $50 or over must be approved by the BOD.
  2. All monetary expenditures provisioned by EMS's treasury will require signatures from at least two officers of the board for approval.
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Board of Directors

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  The EMS board of directors is limited in size by the bylaws but currently shall not exceed 5 members, and until changed, this number of directors shall be elected at each annual meeting.

Board Member Qualifications

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Candidates for the Board of Directors must have been members in good standing with the GD during the election month, and except for the first BOD, must have also been a member in good standing for the two preceding months, or any three months in the five preceding months, or any five months in the preceding eleven months before the election month.
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Candidates for the Board of Directors must have been members in good standing with the GD during the election month, and except for the first BOD, must have also been a member in good standing for the two preceding months, or any three months in the five preceding months, or any five months in the preceding eleven months before the election month. A Candidate must also be nominated, and accept, by another member in good standing.
 

Regular Meetings

The board of directors shall meet on the first non us holiday Wednesday of the month. Any rescheduling of these meetings can be done at least 30 days in advance.
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To qualify as a potential EMS member you must:
  1. Be 18 years of age or over or have your parent or guardian sign up with you.
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  1. Submit a postal address we can reach you at, an email address, and optionally a phone number.
 
  1. Sign the Organization’s Waiver of Liability.

To qualify for a family discount your family must:
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Guests:

Guests may accompany members in good standing in areas designated for EMS membership, however, guests may not access or operate EMS-owned equipment designated for membership use unless said equipment has been loaned to a partnering organization that the guest is member of.
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Annual Elections

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Elections and Voting in General

 
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The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shell be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage.
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In order to more effectively determine the will of the voters It is the policy of EMS that all votes taken using ballots whether they be paper or electronic, will be marked in ranked order starting at 1 for the voters first preference, 2 for the second preference, and on to Nth for the voters last preference. For simple yes or no ballot measures either a 1, or X like mark will be allowed to indicate the voters choice.

For votes taken without ballots only selections between more than two options, e.g. something other than a yes or no vote will require the options to be ranked 1, 2, 3 etc...

Preferential Voting

All ranked votes shall be counted using Single Transferable Vote (STV) with the Meek method. For single winner races this is the same as Instant Runoff Voting (IRV), Some elections or races could also select a Condorcet winner if that is deemed appropriate.EMS feels that these modern voting systems give the voters more effective control over the election results.

Annual Elections

The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shall be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage. For at least the board of directors race and possibly others, those candidates that don't reach the STV quota of votes will not be elected, possibly leaving unfilled seats. This assures each board member will have a strong mandate from the membership.
 

Notices

All meeting and other notices of EMS activities shall be posted to the EMS calendar webpage and available on opt in mailing lists. Special meetings which have fewer than 30 days notice must be announced via USPS first class mail.
Revision 16
28 Oct 2011 - Main.ClifCox
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META TOPICPARENT name="EugMakerSpace"

Eugene Makers Space Policy Document

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Dues

  1. Monthly dues for basic membership in EMS shall be set at $25, to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
  2. If you have been approved for a family discount, one adult member of your family shall owe $25 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized. The other members of your family shall owe $12.50 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
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  1. A member may become a member in good standing for a particular month once all required dues, fees, and assessments have been paid, but not before.
  2. If there is an official EMS record of payment, including an EMS account statement of the payment posting before the end of a month then the member will be recorded as having been a member in good standing for that month. However that will not change any previous decisions regarding their member status.
  3. If the member is paid up for the current month then the payment will apply to some future unpaid month. However EMS will not accept payments more than three months ahead.
 

Scholarships

Basic membership may be granted for a period of three months to persons of the community that the Board of Directors declare recognize as having made a significant contribution to the assets of EMS. This program shall be entitled the "Quarterly Scholarship." The Quarterly Scholarship may only be issued to the same person once a year and must be awarded by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
Revision 15
28 Oct 2011 - Main.ClifCox
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Termination

  1. Members may terminate their membership at any time for any particular reason by submitting written notice to the Board of Directors and will be required to pay the full sum of their dues for the month that they terminated their membership.
  2. Members may also be terminated by the BOD as described elsewhere in the GD.
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Key Privileges

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Privileges

Members in good standing have the following Privileges:
  1. Access to EMS-owned equipment designated for membership use when said equipment is not in use by another member, has been loaned for use to a partnering organization, is inaccessible due to the equipment location's hours of operation, or has been designated out of operation by a Director.
  2. Access to equipment loaned to EMS by individuals or other organizations if the member has been approved to use the equipment by the owner or one of his agents. Unless the equipment has been marked as out of operation by the owner or agents.

Key Privileges

 

EMS controls access to its space and other resources with keys. They may be physical, electronic, or pass codes.

A member in good standing is eligible for the privilege of being a key holder after a vetting period of two months if the member is nominated by three other similar key holding members and the board of directors votes favorably at a board meeting. The board of directors may also waive all or part of the vetting period. The vetting period begins once the member first becomes a member in good standing.

The BOD may suspend a members' key privileges for any reason, and may or may not chose to review it later.
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Regular Meetings

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Meetings

Except for the annual election meeting, at least two board members must attend any membership meeting in order for it to be duly recorded, otherwise it is not a valid membership meeting. One of these board members shall be responsible for seeing that the meeting minutes are recorded in the EMS documents properly

Regular Meetings

The General membership shall meet directly following the last board meeting of each quarter.

Special Meetings

 
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The General membership shall meet directly following the last board meeting of each quarter. At least two board members must attend regular membership meetings, except for the annual election meeting.
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A special meeting may be called by a petition signed by members in good standing as set forth in the bylaws. The intended date and purpose(es) of the meeting must be on the petition, and notice of the meeting must be sent with this information to all members in good standing. If the notice is sent by USPS first class then at least 7 (seven) days notice must be given. If notice is sent by other means then at least 30 but not more than 60 days notice must be given.
 

Petition to vote on an issue

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The general membership may circulate a petition to put issues up for a vote at a membership meeting. The petition must be signed by at least one third of members in good standing. There must be at least ten days notice before the given meeting of the issues to be voted on. A valid notice shall be communicated through one of the EMS common communication channels. Such as but not limited to: Members email list, postal mail, main website, etc...
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The general membership may circulate a petition to put issues up for a vote at a membership meeting, as specified in the bylaws. There must be at least ten days notice before the given meeting of the issues to be voted on. A valid notice shall be communicated through one of the EMS common communication channels. Such as but not limited to: Members email list, postal mail, main website, etc...
 

Guests:

Guests may accompany members in good standing in areas designated for EMS membership, however, guests may not access or operate EMS-owned equipment designated for membership use unless said equipment has been loaned to a partnering organization that the guest is member of.
Revision 14
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Board of Directors

Size of the Board of Directors

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The EMS board of directors is limited in size by the bylaws but currently shall not exceed 5 members.
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The EMS board of directors is limited in size by the bylaws but currently shall not exceed 5 members, and until changed, this number of directors shall be elected at each annual meeting.
 

Board Member Qualifications

Candidates for the Board of Directors must have been members in good standing with the GD during the election month, and except for the first BOD, must have also been a member in good standing for the two preceding months, or any three months in the five preceding months, or any five months in the preceding eleven months before the election month.
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Basic membership may be granted for a period of three months to persons of the community that the Board of Directors declare recognize as having made a significant contribution to the assets of EMS. This program shall be entitled the "Quarterly Scholarship." The Quarterly Scholarship may only be issued to the same person once a year and must be awarded by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.

Termination

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Members may terminate their membership at any time for any particular reason by submitting written notice to the Board of Directors and will be required to pay the full sum of their dues for the month that they terminated their membership.
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  1. Members may terminate their membership at any time for any particular reason by submitting written notice to the Board of Directors and will be required to pay the full sum of their dues for the month that they terminated their membership.
  2. Members may also be terminated by the BOD as described elsewhere in the GD.
 

Key Privileges

EMS controls access to its space and other resources with keys. They may be physical, electronic, or pass codes.

A member in good standing is eligible for the privilege of being a key holder after a vetting period of two months if the member is nominated by three other similar key holding members and the board of directors votes favorably at a board meeting. The board of directors may also waive all or part of the vetting period. The vetting period begins once the member first becomes a member in good standing.
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The BOD may suspend a members' key privileges for any reason, and may chose to review it later.
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The BOD may suspend a members' key privileges for any reason, and may or may not chose to review it later.
 

Regular Meetings

The General membership shall meet directly following the last board meeting of each quarter. At least two board members must attend regular membership meetings, except for the annual election meeting.
Line: 54 to 53
  The general membership may circulate a petition to put issues up for a vote at a membership meeting. The petition must be signed by at least one third of members in good standing. There must be at least ten days notice before the given meeting of the issues to be voted on. A valid notice shall be communicated through one of the EMS common communication channels. Such as but not limited to: Members email list, postal mail, main website, etc...

Guests:

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Guests may accompany members in areas designated for EMS membership, however, guests may not access or operate EMS-owned equipment designated for membership use unless said equipment has been loaned to a partnering organization that the guest is member of.
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Guests may accompany members in good standing in areas designated for EMS membership, however, guests may not access or operate EMS-owned equipment designated for membership use unless said equipment has been loaned to a partnering organization that the guest is member of.
 

Annual Elections

The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shell be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage.

Notices

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All meeting and other notices of EMS activities shall be posted to the EMS calendar webpage and available on opt in mailing lists. Special meetings which have fewer than 30 days notice must be anounced via USPS first class mail.
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All meeting and other notices of EMS activities shall be posted to the EMS calendar webpage and available on opt in mailing lists. Special meetings which have fewer than 30 days notice must be announced via USPS first class mail.
 

Finances

  1. All expenses of $50 or over must be approved by the BOD.
  2. All monetary expenditures provisioned by EMS's treasury will require signatures from at least two officers of the board for approval.
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Size of the Board of Directors

The EMS board of directors is limited in size by the bylaws but currently shall not exceed 5 members.
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Board Member Qualifications

Candidates for the Board of Directors must have been members in good standing with the GD during the election month, and except for the first BOD, must have also been a member in good standing for the two preceding months, or any three months in the five preceding months, or any five months in the preceding eleven months before the election month.
 

Regular Meetings

The board of directors shall meet on the first non us holiday Wednesday of the month. Any rescheduling of these meetings can be done at least 30 days in advance.
Changed:
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Board Member Qualifications

Candidates for the Board of Directors must have been members in good standing with the GD during the election month, and except for the first BOD, must have also been a member in good standing for the two preceding months, or any three months in the five preceding months, or any five months in the preceding eleven months before the election month.

Attendance

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Attendance

 

Each board member must be present at regular board meetings. Failure to provide a reasonable explanation for more than one absence in a year will qualify as a breach of the GD and may result in the removal from the BOD as described elsewhere in the GD.

Submitting issues to the general membership for a vote

Line: 33 to 33
 

Dues

  1. Monthly dues for basic membership in EMS shall be set at $25, to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
  2. If you have been approved for a family discount, one adult member of your family shall owe $25 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized. The other members of your family shall owe $12.50 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
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Scholarships

>
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Scholarships

 

Basic membership may be granted for a period of three months to persons of the community that the Board of Directors declare recognize as having made a significant contribution to the assets of EMS. This program shall be entitled the "Quarterly Scholarship." The Quarterly Scholarship may only be issued to the same person once a year and must be awarded by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.

Termination

Line: 58 to 58
 

Annual Elections

The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shell be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage.
Added:
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Notices

 
Added:
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All meeting and other notices of EMS activities shall be posted to the EMS calendar webpage and available on opt in mailing lists. Special meetings which have fewer than 30 days notice must be anounced via USPS first class mail.
 

Finances

  1. All expenses of $50 or over must be approved by the BOD.
  2. All monetary expenditures provisioned by EMS's treasury will require signatures from at least two officers of the board for approval.
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  Each board member must be present at regular board meetings. Failure to provide a reasonable explanation for more than one absence in a year will qualify as a breach of the GD and may result in the removal from the BOD as described elsewhere in the GD.

Submitting issues to the general membership for a vote

Changed:
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The BOD may from time to time submit issues to the general membership for a vote at one of their regularly scheduled or other meetings. Five (5) days notice must be given in one of the common EMS communications channels, such as email or the website. If there is a quarum of the membership class(es) voting then a simple majority of the general members in attendance shall decide the issue(s). If 5 days notice can not be given then the issue(s) can be decided by a majority of the total number of voting members at an official membership meeting.
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The BOD may from time to time submit issues to the general membership for a vote at one of their regularly scheduled or other meetings. Five (5) days notice must be given in one of the common EMS communications channels, such as email or the website. If there is a quorum of the membership class(es) voting then a simple majority of the general members in attendance shall decide the issue(s). If 5 days notice cannot be given then the issue(s) can be decided by a majority of the total number of voting members at an official membership meeting.
 

General Membership

Qualifications

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  Members may terminate their membership at any time for any particular reason by submitting written notice to the Board of Directors and will be required to pay the full sum of their dues for the month that they terminated their membership.

Key Privileges

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EMS controls access to it's space and other resources with keys. They may be physical, electronic, or pass codes.
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EMS controls access to its space and other resources with keys. They may be physical, electronic, or pass codes.
 

A member in good standing is eligible for the privilege of being a key holder after a vetting period of two months if the member is nominated by three other similar key holding members and the board of directors votes favorably at a board meeting. The board of directors may also waive all or part of the vetting period. The vetting period begins once the member first becomes a member in good standing.
Changed:
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The BOD may suspend a members key privileges for any reason, and may chose to review it later.
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The BOD may suspend a members' key privileges for any reason, and may chose to review it later.
 

Regular Meetings

The General membership shall meet directly following the last board meeting of each quarter. At least two board members must attend regular membership meetings, except for the annual election meeting.
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Board of Directors

Added:
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Size of the Board of Directors

The EMS board of directors is limited in size by the bylaws but currently shall not exceed 5 members.
 

Regular Meetings

The board of directors shall meet on the first non us holiday Wednesday of the month. Any rescheduling of these meetings can be done at least 30 days in advance.
Line: 36 to 39
 

Termination

Members may terminate their membership at any time for any particular reason by submitting written notice to the Board of Directors and will be required to pay the full sum of their dues for the month that they terminated their membership.
Changed:
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Keys

>
>

Key Privileges

EMS controls access to it's space and other resources with keys. They may be physical, electronic, or pass codes.

A member in good standing is eligible for the privilege of being a key holder after a vetting period of two months if the member is nominated by three other similar key holding members and the board of directors votes favorably at a board meeting. The board of directors may also waive all or part of the vetting period. The vetting period begins once the member first becomes a member in good standing.
 
Changed:
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A member in good standing is eligible for a key after a vetting period of two months if the member is nominated by three other key holding members and the board of directors votes favorably at a board meeting. The board of directors may also waive all or part of the vetting period. The vetting period begins once the member first becomes a member in good standing.
>
>
The BOD may suspend a members key privileges for any reason, and may chose to review it later.
 

Regular Meetings

The General membership shall meet directly following the last board meeting of each quarter. At least two board members must attend regular membership meetings, except for the annual election meeting.
Revision 10
26 Oct 2011 - Main.ClifCox
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Dues

  1. Monthly dues for basic membership in EMS shall be set at $25, to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
  2. If you have been approved for a family discount, one adult member of your family shall owe $25 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized. The other members of your family shall owe $12.50 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
Added:
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>

Scholarships

Basic membership may be granted for a period of three months to persons of the community that the Board of Directors declare recognize as having made a significant contribution to the assets of EMS. This program shall be entitled the "Quarterly Scholarship." The Quarterly Scholarship may only be issued to the same person once a year and must be awarded by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.

Termination

Members may terminate their membership at any time for any particular reason by submitting written notice to the Board of Directors and will be required to pay the full sum of their dues for the month that they terminated their membership.
 

Keys

A member in good standing is eligible for a key after a vetting period of two months if the member is nominated by three other key holding members and the board of directors votes favorably at a board meeting. The board of directors may also waive all or part of the vetting period. The vetting period begins once the member first becomes a member in good standing.
Line: 53 to 59
 
  1. Active participation in EMS functions is encouraged. Presentations, lectures, announcements, projects, screenings, or other events are open to relevant discussion. Persistent or tangent interruptions, distractions, and unwelcome discharge of office supplies and equipment is highly discouraged.
  2. In order to establish a welcoming social atmosphere, no member shall derogate, harass or otherwise troll another member during EMS functions, although civil debating over technical issues or the merit of works of science fiction are welcomed.
  3. Be excellent to each other, dudes.
Added:
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Community Relations

  1. EMS may engage in joint ventures and partnership with other organizations in the general community where it is in the interest of all parties involved to promote the purpose of EMS as partnering organizations.
 

-- ClifCox - 2011-01-17
Revision 9
25 Oct 2011 - Main.ClifCox
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  The board of directors shall meet on the first non us holiday Wednesday of the month. Any rescheduling of these meetings can be done at least 30 days in advance.

Board Member Qualifications

Changed:
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Candidates for the Board of Directors must be dues-paid members in good standing with the GD, and except for the first BOD, must have remained a member in good standing for at least 3 consecutive months preceding the election.
>
>
Candidates for the Board of Directors must have been members in good standing with the GD during the election month, and except for the first BOD, must have also been a member in good standing for the two preceding months, or any three months in the five preceding months, or any five months in the preceding eleven months before the election month.
 

Attendance

Each board member must be present at regular board meetings. Failure to provide a reasonable explanation for more than one absence in a year will qualify as a breach of the GD and may result in the removal from the BOD as described elsewhere in the GD.

Submitting issues to the general membership for a vote

Changed:
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The BOD may from time to time submit issues to the general membership for a vote at one of their regularly scheduled or other meetings. Five (5) days notice must be given in one of the common EMS communications channels, such as email or the website. If there is a quarum of the membership classes voting then a simple majority of the general members in attendance shall decide the issue(s). If 5 days notice can not be given then the issue(s) can be decided by a majority of the total number of general members at an official meeting.

Finances

  1. All expenses of $50 or over must be approved by the BOD.
  2. All monetary expenditures provisioned by EMS's treasury will require signatures from at least two officers of the board for approval.
>
>
The BOD may from time to time submit issues to the general membership for a vote at one of their regularly scheduled or other meetings. Five (5) days notice must be given in one of the common EMS communications channels, such as email or the website. If there is a quarum of the membership class(es) voting then a simple majority of the general members in attendance shall decide the issue(s). If 5 days notice can not be given then the issue(s) can be decided by a majority of the total number of voting members at an official membership meeting.
 

General Membership

Qualifications

Line: 33 to 30
 

Dues

  1. Monthly dues for basic membership in EMS shall be set at $25, to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
  2. If you have been approved for a family discount, one adult member of your family shall owe $25 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized. The other members of your family shall owe $12.50 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
Added:
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Keys

 
Changed:
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Keys
>
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A member in good standing is eligible for a key after a vetting period of two months if the member is nominated by three other key holding members and the board of directors votes favorably at a board meeting. The board of directors may also waive all or part of the vetting period. The vetting period begins once the member first becomes a member in good standing.

Regular Meetings

 
Changed:
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A member in good standing is elligible for a key after a vetting period of two months if the member is nominated by three other key holding members and the board of directors votes favorably at a board meeting. The board of directors may also waive all or part of the vetting period. The vetting period begins once the member first becomes a member in good standing.
>
>
The General membership shall meet directly following the last board meeting of each quarter. At least two board members must attend regular membership meetings, except for the annual election meeting.

Petition to vote on an issue

 
Changed:
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Regular Meetings
>
>
The general membership may circulate a petition to put issues up for a vote at a membership meeting. The petition must be signed by at least one third of members in good standing. There must be at least ten days notice before the given meeting of the issues to be voted on. A valid notice shall be communicated through one of the EMS common communication channels. Such as but not limited to: Members email list, postal mail, main website, etc...

Guests:

 
Changed:
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The General membership shall meet directly following the last board meeting of each quarter. At least two board members must attend regular membership meetings, except for the annual election meeting.

Annual Elections

>
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Guests may accompany members in areas designated for EMS membership, however, guests may not access or operate EMS-owned equipment designated for membership use unless said equipment has been loaned to a partnering organization that the guest is member of.

Annual Elections

 

The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shell be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage.
Deleted:
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Petition to vote on an issue

The general membership may circulate a petition to put issues up for a vote at a membership meeting. The petition must be signed by at least one third of members in good standing. There must be at least ten days notice before the given meeting of the issues to be voted on. A valid notice shall be communicated through one of the EMS common communication channels. Such as but not limited to: Members email list, postal mail, main website.

Guests:

 
Changed:
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Guests may accompany members in areas designated for EMS membership, however, guests may not access or operate EMS-owned equipment designated for membership use unless said equipment has been loaned to a partnering organization that the guest is member of.
>
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Finances

  1. All expenses of $50 or over must be approved by the BOD.
  2. All monetary expenditures provisioned by EMS's treasury will require signatures from at least two officers of the board for approval.

Code of Conduct

  1. Active participation in EMS functions is encouraged. Presentations, lectures, announcements, projects, screenings, or other events are open to relevant discussion. Persistent or tangent interruptions, distractions, and unwelcome discharge of office supplies and equipment is highly discouraged.
  2. In order to establish a welcoming social atmosphere, no member shall derogate, harass or otherwise troll another member during EMS functions, although civil debating over technical issues or the merit of works of science fiction are welcomed.
  3. Be excellent to each other, dudes.
 

-- ClifCox - 2011-01-17
Revision 8
20 Oct 2011 - Main.RickO
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Regular Meetings

The board of directors shall meet on the first non us holiday Wednesday of the month. Any rescheduling of these meetings can be done at least 30 days in advance.
Deleted:
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Annual Elections

The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shell be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage.
 

Board Member Qualifications

Changed:
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Candidates for the Board of Directors must be dues-paid members in good standing with the GD, and except for the first BOD, must have remained an active member for at least 3 consecutive months preceding the election.
>
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Candidates for the Board of Directors must be dues-paid members in good standing with the GD, and except for the first BOD, must have remained a member in good standing for at least 3 consecutive months preceding the election.
 

Attendance

Changed:
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Each board member bust be present at regular board meetings. Failure to provide a reasonable explanation for more than one absence in a year will qualify as a breach of the GD and may result in the removal from the BOD as described elsewhere in the GD.
>
>
Each board member must be present at regular board meetings. Failure to provide a reasonable explanation for more than one absence in a year will qualify as a breach of the GD and may result in the removal from the BOD as described elsewhere in the GD.
 

Submitting issues to the general membership for a vote

Changed:
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<
The BOD may from time to time submit issues to the general membership for a vote at one of their regularly scheduled or other meetings. Five (5) days notice must be given in one of the common EMS communications channels, such as email or the website. A simple majority of the general members in attendance shall decide the issue(s). If 5 days notice can not be given then the issue(s) can be decided by a majority of the total number of general members at an official meeting.
>
>
The BOD may from time to time submit issues to the general membership for a vote at one of their regularly scheduled or other meetings. Five (5) days notice must be given in one of the common EMS communications channels, such as email or the website. If there is a quarum of the membership classes voting then a simple majority of the general members in attendance shall decide the issue(s). If 5 days notice can not be given then the issue(s) can be decided by a majority of the total number of general members at an official meeting.
 

Finances

  1. All expenses of $50 or over must be approved by the BOD.
  2. All monetary expenditures provisioned by EMS's treasury will require signatures from at least two officers of the board for approval.
Line: 37 to 34
 
  1. Monthly dues for basic membership in EMS shall be set at $25, to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
  2. If you have been approved for a family discount, one adult member of your family shall owe $25 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized. The other members of your family shall owe $12.50 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
Changed:
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Keys

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Keys
 
Changed:
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Members of EMS are elligible to hold keys to the EMS space. The policy for determining how members become authorized to hold a key will go here.
>
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A member in good standing is elligible for a key after a vetting period of two months if the member is nominated by three other key holding members and the board of directors votes favorably at a board meeting. The board of directors may also waive all or part of the vetting period. The vetting period begins once the member first becomes a member in good standing.
 
Changed:
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Regular Meetings

>
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Regular Meetings
 
Changed:
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The General membership shall meet during the last board meeting of each quarter.
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The General membership shall meet directly following the last board meeting of each quarter. At least two board members must attend regular membership meetings, except for the annual election meeting.

Annual Elections

The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shell be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage.
 

Petition to vote on an issue

Changed:
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The general membership may circulate a petition to put issues up for a vote at a membership meeting. There must be at least ten days notice before the given meeting of the issues to be voted on. A valid notice shall be communicated through one of the EMS common communication channels. Such as but not limited to: Members email list, postal mail, main website.
>
>
The general membership may circulate a petition to put issues up for a vote at a membership meeting. The petition must be signed by at least one third of members in good standing. There must be at least ten days notice before the given meeting of the issues to be voted on. A valid notice shall be communicated through one of the EMS common communication channels. Such as but not limited to: Members email list, postal mail, main website.
 

Guests:

Guests may accompany members in areas designated for EMS membership, however, guests may not access or operate EMS-owned equipment designated for membership use unless said equipment has been loaned to a partnering organization that the guest is member of.
Revision 7
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Dues

  1. Monthly dues for basic membership in EMS shall be set at $25, to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
  2. If you have been approved for a family discount, one adult member of your family shall owe $25 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized. The other members of your family shall owe $12.50 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
Added:
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Keys

Members of EMS are elligible to hold keys to the EMS space. The policy for determining how members become authorized to hold a key will go here.
 

Regular Meetings

The General membership shall meet during the last board meeting of each quarter.
Revision 6
21 Jun 2011 - Main.ClifCox
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Board of Directors

Regular Meetings

Changed:
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The board of directors shall meet no less than once per month at a time and day that is generally accepted by all elected board members.
>
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The board of directors shall meet on the first non us holiday Wednesday of the month. Any rescheduling of these meetings can be done at least 30 days in advance.
 

Annual Elections

The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shell be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage.
Revision 5
20 Jun 2011 - Main.RickO
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Board of Directors

Regular Meetings

Changed:
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Regularly schedualed meetings of the BOD will be every Monday at 7:00PM Pacific time.
>
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The board of directors shall meet no less than once per month at a time and day that is generally accepted by all elected board members.
 

Annual Elections

The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shell be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage.
Revision 4
11 Feb 2011 - Main.RickO
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Eugene Makers Space Policy Document

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Board of Directors

Regular Meetings

Changed:
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Regularly schedualed meetings of the BOD will be every Monday at....
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Regularly schedualed meetings of the BOD will be every Monday at 7:00PM Pacific time.
 

Annual Elections

Changed:
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The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shell be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership through postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing.
>
>
The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shell be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership via common communication channels such as postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing, email, or webpage.
 

Board Member Qualifications

Candidates for the Board of Directors must be dues-paid members in good standing with the GD, and except for the first BOD, must have remained an active member for at least 3 consecutive months preceding the election.
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General Membership

Qualifications

Changed:
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To Qualify as a potential EMS member you must:
  1. be 18 or over or have your parent or gardian sign up with you.
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To qualify as a potential EMS member you must:
  1. Be 18 years of age or over or have your parent or guardian sign up with you.
 
  1. Sign the Organization’s Waiver of Liability.
Changed:
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To qualify for a family discount your family must:

  1. Have one full dues paying EMS member in good standing.
  2. Have at least one child EMS member under the age of 18 to sign up.
 

Dues

  1. Monthly dues for basic membership in EMS shall be set at $25, to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
Changed:
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<
>
>
  1. If you have been approved for a family discount, one adult member of your family shall owe $25 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized. The other members of your family shall owe $12.50 to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.
 

Regular Meetings

Changed:
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The General membership shall meet on....
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The General membership shall meet during the last board meeting of each quarter.
 

Petition to vote on an issue

The general membership may circulate a petition to put issues up for a vote at a membership meeting. There must be at least ten days notice before the given meeting of the issues to be voted on. A valid notice shall be communicated through one of the EMS common communication channels. Such as but not limited to: Members email list, postal mail, main website.

Guests:

Guests may accompany members in areas designated for EMS membership, however, guests may not access or operate EMS-owned equipment designated for membership use unless said equipment has been loaned to a partnering organization that the guest is member of.
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Termination or Suspension of Membership - Procedure

If grounds appear to exist for suspending or terminating a member under Sections _ and _ of these bylaws, the following procedure shall be followed:
  • (a) The board shall give the member at least 15 days' prior notice of the proposed suspension or termination and the reasons for the proposed suspension or termination. Notice shall be given by any method reasonably calculated to provide actual notice. Notice given by mail shall be sent by first-class or registered mail to the member's last address as shown on the corporation's records.
  • (b) The member shall be given an opportunity to be heard, either orally or in writing, at least five days before the effective date of the proposed suspension or termination. The hearing shall be held, or the written statement considered, by the board or by a committee or person authorized by the board to determine whether the suspension or termination should occur.
  • (c) The board, committee, or person shall decide whether a member should be suspended, expelled, or sanctioned in any way. The decision of the board, committee, or person shall be final.
  • (d) Any action challenging an expulsion, suspension, or termination of membership, including a claim alleging defective notice, must be commenced within one year after the date of the expulsion, suspension, or termination.
 

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Petition to vote on an issue

The general membership may circulate a petition to put issues up for a vote at a membership meeting. There must be at least ten days notice before the given meeting of the issues to be voted on. A valid notice shall be communicated through one of the EMS common communication channels. Such as but not limited to: Members email list, postal mail, main website.
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Guests:

Guests may accompany members in areas designated for EMS membership, however, guests may not access or operate EMS-owned equipment designated for membership use unless said equipment has been loaned to a partnering organization that the guest is member of.
 

Termination or Suspension of Membership - Procedure

If grounds appear to exist for suspending or terminating a member under Sections _ and _ of these bylaws, the following procedure shall be followed:
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Board of Directors

Regular Meetings

Regularly schedualed meetings of the BOD will be every Monday at....

Annual Elections

The annual election of the EMS Board of Directors shell be on the last Thursday of February, and 30 days notice of the time, place, and complete list of all items to be voted on shall be sent to the general membership through postal mail to the last known address of each member in good standing.

Board Member Qualifications

Candidates for the Board of Directors must be dues-paid members in good standing with the GD, and except for the first BOD, must have remained an active member for at least 3 consecutive months preceding the election.

Attendance

Each board member bust be present at regular board meetings. Failure to provide a reasonable explanation for more than one absence in a year will qualify as a breach of the GD and may result in the removal from the BOD as described elsewhere in the GD.

Submitting issues to the general membership for a vote

The BOD may from time to time submit issues to the general membership for a vote at one of their regularly scheduled or other meetings. Five (5) days notice must be given in one of the common EMS communications channels, such as email or the website. A simple majority of the general members in attendance shall decide the issue(s). If 5 days notice can not be given then the issue(s) can be decided by a majority of the total number of general members at an official meeting.

Finances

  1. All expenses of $50 or over must be approved by the BOD.
  2. All monetary expenditures provisioned by EMS's treasury will require signatures from at least two officers of the board for approval.

General Membership

Qualifications

To Qualify as a potential EMS member you must:
  1. be 18 or over or have your parent or gardian sign up with you.
  2. Sign the Organization’s Waiver of Liability.

Dues

  1. Monthly dues for basic membership in EMS shall be set at $25, to be paid at the beginning of each month that membership is to be recognized.

Regular Meetings

The General membership shall meet on....

Petition to vote on an issue

The general membership may circulate a petition to put issues up for a vote at a membership meeting. There must be at least ten days notice before the given meeting of the issues to be voted on. A valid notice shall be communicated through one of the EMS common communication channels. Such as but not limited to: Members email list, postal mail, main website.
 

Termination or Suspension of Membership - Procedure

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If grounds appear to exist for suspending or terminating a member under Sections 6.6 and 6.7 of these bylaws, the following procedure shall be followed:
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If grounds appear to exist for suspending or terminating a member under Sections _ and _ of these bylaws, the following procedure shall be followed:
 
  • (a) The board shall give the member at least 15 days' prior notice of the proposed suspension or termination and the reasons for the proposed suspension or termination. Notice shall be given by any method reasonably calculated to provide actual notice. Notice given by mail shall be sent by first-class or registered mail to the member's last address as shown on the corporation's records.
  • (b) The member shall be given an opportunity to be heard, either orally or in writing, at least five days before the effective date of the proposed suspension or termination. The hearing shall be held, or the written statement considered, by the board or by a committee or person authorized by the board to determine whether the suspension or termination should occur.
  • (c) The board, committee, or person shall decide whether a member should be suspended, expelled, or sanctioned in any way. The decision of the board, committee, or person shall be final.
  • (d) Any action challenging an expulsion, suspension, or termination of membership, including a claim alleging defective notice, must be commenced within one year after the date of the expulsion, suspension, or termination.
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