Articles of Association
Memorandum of Assocation (MOA)
The organization is being created to serve the following objects:
3.0 INSTRUMENTS OF THE OBJECTS
3.1 The above objects shall be worked upon and achieved through various organizations created from time to time.
4.1 Membership will include those currently signed up as members on the site www.theosophy.net as well as others as defined by the www.theosophy.net board of directors. Other criteria will be made available in writing, as necessary.
5.0 GOVERNING BODY
There will be a governing body headed by a chairperson to manage the organization and all its activities. The governing body shall constitute a minimum of five members and up to to nine members, elected every two years by the voting members as defined by the board of theosophy.net. The rules and regulations for the election shall be jointly developed by the first governing body. The size of the board may be increased by a ¾ majority vote of the board.
6.0 OFFICE BEARERS
The governing body to be called the “Board”and shall have the following office bearers for a period of two years:
6.1 Chairperson - to be nominated by consensus of remaining members of the governing body, To be called The President.
6.2 Vice-President - To be nominated by The President
6.2 Secretary – To be nominated by the Chairperson
6.3 Treasurer – To be nominated by the Chairperson
7.0 QUORUM, AGENDA & MEETING
The Board shall meet at least every month, or as often as is required by the issues at hand. The meeting could be by electronic means.
7.1 The minimum quorum for an official meeting shall be the number consisting of a simple majority of board members.
7.2 The Secretary shall circulate the agenda and timing for the meeting in consultation with the chairperson and other members.
7.3 If no consensus or unanimous decisions can be arrived at, the majority decision shall prevail.
7.4 The members present shall have a right to abstain from voting.
7.5 All disputes shall be solved through consensus and mediation. However, if that is not possible, the President’s decision shall be final in all matters. The President has the right to assign and appoint a committee to further review the matter in dispute for reconsideration at the next regular meeting.
8.0 GENERAL BODY MEETING
The organization shall have a general body meeting once every two year through either circulation or by electronic means, where members can participate and air their views/recommendations.
Apart from the governing body, the President may appoint as many committees as may be required to conduct the activities of the organization. The President shall nominate the Team Leader of the committee and the Team Leader shall have the right to select as many Team Members as is desired/required to efficiently carry out the task.
The President shall give clear mandate to the Team Leader of the committee
regarding the scope of the task assigned.
Each team shall be announced by the President and will have their dedicated pages where other members can contribute and monitor the progress.
Rules and procedures shall be evolved for the dissolution of the organization, should it become necessary at any point in time.
The courts of the United States of America shall have jurisdiction over any judicial action that may become necessary at any given point in time.
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