Article V - Membership Application
- Application for Association Membership (accompanied by one years dues) shall be
made to the TOA. The Board of Directors shall grant the application unless there is
reason for not doing so.
- Should the Board of Directors determine to reject any membership application, the
reasons for such rejection shall be reported to the applicant in writing and any dues paid
by the applicant promptly refunded by return mail.
- Termination of Membership. Membership in the Association may terminate by death,
liquidation, dissolution, voluntary withdrawal or otherwise in pursuance of these Bylaws.
The right of a Member to vote, and all other privileges and interest of a Member in the
Association shall cease upon the termination of membership.
- Suspension and Termination.
- For cause, any Member may be suspended or terminated. Sufficient cause for such
suspension or termination of membership shall be the violation of the provisions of these
Bylaws or any agreement or rule adopted by the Association, or any other conduct
prejudicial to the interests of the Association as determined by the Board of Directors.
- Such suspension or termination shall be by a two-thirds vote of the Board of Directors
at a duly constituted meeting; provided, that a statement of the charges shall have been
mailed by registered post to the last recorded address of the Member at least fifteen days
before Board of Directors action is taken thereon. Such statement shall be accompanied by
a notice of the time and place of the meting of the Board of Directors at which the
charges are to be considered and notice of the Members right to appear, in person or
by representative to present any defense to such charges.
- Designated Representatives. Each Member shall appoint and certify to the
Associations Board of Directors, a person from the Members organization to be
its Association designated representative who shall represent and act for the Member in
all Association affairs.
- Where a Members designated representative cannot act; the Member may designate an
alternate from its organization by a letter authorizing such representation presented to
the Executive Director.
- No individual may be designated representative of more than one member.