Any person interested in advancing the purposes of the Labadie Environmental Organization (LEO) is eligible to become a member.
Conditions of membership shall be governed by the following policy, as it may from time to time be amended by the Board of Directors.
Designation of Members
(a) An individual may become a member of LEO.
(b) Membership may be denied to any person, for any legal reason, at the sole discretion of the Board. The Board also retains the authority to remove an individual’s membership for any legal reason, at any time.
(c) Membership decisions will be made without regards to an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Privileges of Membership
(a) LEO shall at its discretion represent members, on issues consistent with LEO’s purpose, before tribunals both administrative and judicial.
(b) Membership in LEO does not entitle an individual to any rights relating to the governance or operations of LEO. Members are not entitled to vote on matters brought before the Board.
Responsibilities of Membership
(a)No member shall engage in any misconduct, including illegal or unethical behavior, while attending any event or engaging in any activity that LEO has sponsored, organized, or had a presence at. Nor shall a member engage in any misconduct outside of such events and activities, if such conduct could damage LEO, its Board, or its staff.
(b) No member shall make a statement or take a public position in the name of LEO that is contrary to, or creates a misimpression of a policy or position established by the Board. When speaking or taking a public position on their own behalf, or on the behalf of organizations other than LEO, members shall avoid giving the impression that they are representing LEO and endeavor to correct any misimpression in this regard.
(c) No member shall give permission for her/his membership or position in LEO to be used in any manner, including "for identification purposes only," on the letterhead or in any other official publications or documents of any other organization, unless such use has been expressly approved by the Board.