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Pride Society of the Comox Valley
The Pride Society of the Comox Valley brings together members of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Two-Spirit community, their friends, allies, and supporters in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of the LGBTQ2+ community by producing quality, inclusive events such as the Pride Festival.
The Pride Society of the Comox Valley mission is to unite the community, be visible and celebrate diversity by organizing amazing events like the annual Pride Festival. Our work relies on the input of an active member base who represent the diversity of our community in the Comox Valley.
As a member, you can vote at the Annual General Meeting and run for a position on the Board of Directors. Sign up today and add your voice!
The Members are the applicants for the Pride Society of the Comox Valley, and those persons and organization who subsequently have become Members. All subsequent applicants for membership who have met the criteria set within these bylaws shall be called a Member except for those who cease to be a Member under the clauses set within these bylaws.
A person or organization may apply to the Pride Society of the Comox Valley for membership and on acceptance by the Directors shall become a Member.
Every Member shall uphold the constitution of the Pride Society of the Comox Valley and comply with these bylaws and all laws of British Columbia and the Government of Canada which govern the Pride Society of the Comox Valley.
There are two categories of membership:
a. Individual Members, and organization.
An organization that has joined the Pride Society of the Comox Valley shall appoint one representative for the purpose of voting at an Special General Meeting (“SGM”) or an Annual General Meeting (“AGM”). The representative shall provide an authenticating letter from the organization upon registration.
The initial membership dues shall be determined by the Directors and subsequent membership dues shall be determined at the AGM of the Pride Society of the Comox Valley by an ordinary motion.
A person shall cease to be a Member of the Pride Society of the Comox Valley.
A Member may be expelled by a special resolution of the Members passed at an AGM or SGM.
All Members are Members in Good Standing except:
With the exception of a Member who has been expelled from the Pride Society of the Comox Valley, any Member whose membership has ceased and all outstanding debts have been settled may immediately reapply to become a Member of the Pride Society of the Comox Valley after all outstanding debts have been settled.