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Proposed changes to our By-Laws
ARTICLE II MEMBERSHIP
Section 1. There shall be four classes of membership:
A. Active – members who have actively participated in theatrical productions during the current calendar year;
B. Sustaining – members who promote the organization by word or intent;
C. Financial Supporters – members who provide financial support to the organization; and
D. Junior – active participants under eighteen years of age.
Section 2. The members of Class A, B or C may cast votes at the membership meetings.
Section 3. Members of Class A, B or C as stated in Article II, Section I are eligible for election as an officer or trustee.
ARTICLE II MEMBERSHIP
Section 1. There shall be four (4) classes of membership:
A. Active Members – Participants in any production, onstage or backstage as designated by the director or a member of the board, member of the RTP Board, member of any RTP Board committee within the previous two full seasons
B. Financial Supporters – Consisting of Season Ticket Holders and anyone having made a financial donation (such as a Patron, Angel, Saint, Nifty Fifty etc).
C. Junior Members – Participants in any production, onstage or backstage under the age of 18 at the time of their participation, within the previous two full seasons.
D. Lifetime members, as designated by The Board.
Section 2. Members of Class A, B, and D will be eligible to vote at the annual member meeting.
Section 3. Members of Class A, B, and D are eligible for election as an Officer or Trustee.
The purpose for the proposed change is to eliminate the vague meaning of “Sustaining Member”, and to limit votes to active participants in the theater.
Definition of the Board, Role of Immediate Past President
ARTICLE III EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Section 8 N/A
Section 8. The role of Immediate Past President serves to facilitate the transfer of information and operations of the theater to the newly elected board at their request. The Immediate Past President does not have the right to make motions or to vote in the business of the board and is not included in the quorum requirements for the board to be able to meet.
The purpose of the change is to define the role of the Immediate Past President, which has not been formally defined before.
Amendments to the bylaws
Section 2. These By-laws may be amended at the annual meeting by a two-thirds vote of the members present.
Section 2. These Bylaws may be amended at a full membership meeting by a two-thirds vote of the members present.