ARTICLE 3 - MEMBERSHIP
Section 1 - Eligibility. Membership in the Pontoon Yacht Club shall be open to all individuals, age twenty-one or over, who are of good moral character and who are interested in pontoon boating. The ownership of a pontoon boat or a membership in a boat-share club is a prerequisite for initial membership. A
regular membership shall be interpreted to mean the registered owner(s) and partner of the pontoon boat owner. The total number of memberships is limited to sixty. Section 9 – Associate Membership . An Associate Membership in the Pontoon Yacht Club is available for those members who have been active members in the Club, but who have disposed of their pontoon boat. A written request for Associate Membership must be sent to the Commodore for review by the Board of Directors. If approved, it will become effective January 1 of the following year. At that time, the member will surrender the assigned PYC number and be reassigned a number series starting with PYC - Al, PYC - A2, etc. Associate members will be subject to the same dues and responsibilities as a regular member.
Section 5 – Nominating Committee. A nominating committee consisting of three Pontoon Yacht Club members shall be approved by the Board of Directors. The committee shall appoint a Chairperson. No current officer in the Pontoon Yacht Club shall be eligible for appointment to the nominating committee. Pontoon Yacht Club members shall be notified of the appointment of the nominating committee by means of the September Newsletter of the Pontoon Yacht Club. Nominations by the nominating committee and/or by
regular members of the Pontoon Yacht Club, or self-nominations, shall be made at the first regular meeting in October of each year. Nominations will then be closed. The nominees and the offices they are seeking will be listed in the November Newsletter.
Section 6 – Voting Eligibility. One vote per
regular membership applies to all voting. Associate Members are non-voting.