A qualified prospective member must attend at lease two regular meetings. If interested in becoming a member, he or she must then complete an application form as well as submitting a check at the next scheduled meeting. The prospective member must receive a ninety percent "yes" vote by the members in attendance. Voting members must remain mindful of respecting existing classifications.
The membership application fee is $250.00 and is only required once. There are no other membership fees other than semiannual operational dues. On January 1st and July 1st of each year, all members who have been members for at least 6 full months, will owe $130.00.
If dues remain unpaid for sixty days, members will be terminated unless granted special board exemption. Any member missing more than four un-excused meetings in a quarter, will be terminated.
Weekly attendance is required. If a member is unable to attend a meeting, he or she must either send another representative from their company or contact a board member or the attendance officer prior to the meeting. If a member has more than four unexcused meetings in a quarter, he or she will be terminated.
On January 1st and July 1st of each year, all members who have been in the group for six full months will be required to pay semi-annual operational dues. There are incentives for holding a position in the group. If dues are delinquent beyond sixty days except with Board exemption, the member will be terminated .