the Annual meeting, special conferences, symposia, workshops, and
Section 2. Any member of the Society, Chapter or guests may attend
and participate in meetings of the Chapter. Only regular members of
the Chapter may vote.
Section 3. Officers and Committee chairs or their representatives
shall report verbally or in writing to the membership regarding their
current or proposed activities, at intervals directed by the Executive
Section 1. The rules contained in "Robert s Rules of Order Revised"
shall govern the Chapter in all cases to which they are applicable.
Status and Dissolution
Section 1. The Chapter shall not participate in any activities not
permitted by an organization exempt from federal income tax under
section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or corresponding
revisions of any future United States Internal Revenue Law).
Section 2. The Chapter may receive in the name of the Society gifts,
bequests, donations, grants or funds for any purpose within the scope
of Society objectives. No part of the funds of the Chapter shall be
distributed to Chapter members. The Chapter shall be authorized and
empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered,
provide awards, scholarships, and other incentive programs that will
further the objectives and purposes of the Society and will financially
support the Chapter, Regional and Society activities and programs.
Section 3. This Chapter may be dissolved by a resolution requesting
dissolution passed by a majority vote of mail ballots received.
Notice of such action must be mailed to all members at least 60 days
prior to the closing date for receiving these mail ballots.
Section 4. Should the Chapter dissolve in accordance with Section 3
or from any other cause, any assets not required for payment of its
liabilities and obligations and not held upon condition requiring
return, specific transfer, or conveyance upon dissolution, shall be
paid over and transferred to the Society. If the Society is dissolved, then the
Executive Board of the Chapter at the time of dissolution shall transfer its assets to
selected organization(s) or societies engaged in similar activities to those of the
Society and regularly organized and qualified as charitable, educational, scientific,
or philanthropic organizations.