Eligible person shall have worked for the Cooperative on a part or
full-time basis either as a partner, consultant, or contractor for
six (6) consecutive months, and have been approved by the unanimous
consent of all current Council Members, shall have satisfied all
conditions precedent set forth in the Cooperative’s handbook,
candidacy rules and requirements, and Class A Membership Agreement
before being eligible to apply for Class A membership.
Shall undertake such patronage responsibilities and activities,
which may be prescribed by these Bylaws, by policies promulgated
from time to time by Council Members, the Board of Directors, or by
member agreements executed in the ordinary course of business;
Agrees to purchase one (1) unit of Class A common voting unit in the
Cooperative for a price per unit of $6,000.00 (the “Class A
Membership Unit”), which price may be changed or increased from time
to time by Council Members or the Board of Directors;
Agrees to acquire and at all times hold one and only one Class A
Membership Unit per person;
Agrees to patronize the Cooperative pursuant to a Membership
Agreement and such other policies and agreements as required by
Council Members or the Board of Directors;
Agrees to at all times maintain good standing as a member of one or
more classes of membership in the Cooperative;
Participates in Cooperative governance functions and
Agrees to execute such instruments and agreements as may reasonably
be necessary or advisable for the Cooperative to carry out its
Meets such other uniform conditions and qualification requirements
as may be prescribed from time-to-time by the Board of Directors;
Agrees to at all times abide by these Bylaws, and the rules and
policies as may be established and adopted from time to time by the
Council Members or the Board of Directors.
Other than the eligibility requirements outlined above, will consider
the following Council Members when evaluating potential Council Members.
Not all of the following criteria need to be met by a potential Council
Member in order to be accepted, but each is an important consideration
for the health, conviviality and vitality of the Cooperative. Council
Members are responsible for asking themselves and discussing the
following questions when when evaluating potential Council Members:
Does the person applying for membership exhibit an enthusiastic
inclination toward self-sufficient problem-solving?
Does the person applying for membership exhibit an interest in the
general flourishing of the culture and inherent well-being of the
Cooperative in such a way that it seems to supercede their own
self-interest in what they might get out of being a Member?
Does the person applying for membership exhibit a comfortability
Do you enjoy the company of the person applying for membership?