To: All members of the Department of Washington Executive Committee
Subj: REDUCTION OF REQUIRED MEMBERSHIP TO FORM A NEW CHAPTER IN SHELTON, WA
The Department of Washington requesting permission from the Department Executive Committee to authorize the reduction of required membership to form a new chapter in Shelton, WA.
Per the National Constitution and Bylaws, Article 6 - Charters, 6.2 - Chapters Para. 1 - Para. 2.
In Para. 1: the requirement is not less than fifty persons, who desire to form a chapter. In Para
2: Notwithstanding the provisions of Para. 1 of this Section, the state executive committee with
the concurrence of the National Executive Committee, or the National Executive Committee alone, may
reduce the minimum numerical requirements.
There has been approval from Doug Wells, National Membership Director to proceed forward and ask
the SEC to reduce the required membership from fifty persons to twenty-five persons.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at (360) 373-2397.