Membership and Meetings

ARTICLE 3 of DCP Constitution:  Membership and Meetings

Section 1 DCP is a not-for-profit organization funded through membership dues and fund raising initiatives, opened to all individuals regardless of all other affiliations and who become members in
good standing upon payment of the annual dues as set out in ARTICLE 4 (Membership Dues)

Section 2 Meetings held by DCP are run under Demeters Manual of Parliamentary Law and require a majority of 50% plus 1 of the members present to pass a motion.

Section 3 The Executive Committee will hold a minimum of 8 meetings per calendar year. General meetings will be held at least twice per calendar year with the Annual meeting to be held no later than January 31 each year for the purpose of election of the Executive Committee A minimum of 2-weeks notice shall be given to members for Call to general meetings.

Section 4 All members will abide by the rules as set out in the Constitution and Bylaws of DCP. Failure to abide by these rules may result in termination of membership. Expulsion of any member can occur through a secret ballot vote of the membership and requires a 2/3 majority to carry.

Section 5 Members may attend Executive Committee meetings to make presentations or as observers with prior notification to the Executive. Members cannot vote at the Executive Committee meetings.

Section 6 Members may participate in meetings, may volunteer in the activities of the Organization, recommend plays to the Reading Committee, and recommend new members, thus helping to promote the organizations growth and extend its creative influence. Adult members shall be voting members.