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In our club we have currently have 4 types of memberships which I will list below with their descriptions. I will also add the meeting section below that in case it will help answer the question My question is, do associate and breeder sponsored membership retain the right to attend meetings? Clearly they do not have the right to vote, but are they allowed to attend and possibly be heard? Would love to hear answers as I cannot find in the RONR where this is addressed except for a blurb about making distinctions in bylaws. Would appreciate any and all thoughts on this. Thanks in advance.
Okay, so if an organization has two types of members (A and B ), and Member type B is permitted to vote on everything except bylaws and matters dealing with finances, does that mean that Member B should be considered "out of order" if he/she tries to make and/or debate motions that deal with those particular topics? (Hmmm. I have such a sense of deja vu...) Louise
Hello, all. According to RONR, "member" is defined as"a person having the right to full participation in its proceedings - that is, as explained in 3 and 4, the right to make motions, to speak in debate on them, and to vote." (p. 3 l. 8-12) Does this mean that only full members with all those rights should be called "members"? Is it too confusing to have two classes of members by that name ("member"), even if they have distinctive titles (ABC and XYZ, say), each of which has its own set of rights and responsibilities outlined in the bylaws? We are proposing the wording in our bylaws draft, "Th