Section 1. Membership in this organization is voluntary and shall be open to any eligible person interested in furthering the purposes of the organization. Membership shall be open to all eligible person without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability.
Section 2. Membership in the Wine Country Chapter requires membership in PMI ®. The Wine Country Chapter shall not accept as members any individuals who have not been accepted as PMI ® members, and shall not create its own membership categories.
Section 3. Regular and Retried Members shall have voting rights and shall be eligible to hold elected or appointed office in the Wine Country Chapter. Student and Associate Members shall not be entitled to vote or to hold elected or appointed office in the Wine Country Chapter.
Section 4. Members shall be governed by and abide by PMI ® Bylaws and by the bylaws of the Wine Country Chapter and all policies, procedures, rules and directives lawfully made thereunder.
Section 5. All members shall pay the required PMI ® and Wine Country Chapter membership dues to PMI ® and in that a member resigns, membership dues shall not be refunded by PMI ® nor Wine Country Chapter.
Section 6. Membership in the Wine Country Chapter shall terminate upon the member's resignation, failure to pay dues, or expulsion from membership for just cause.
Section 7. Members who fail to pay the required dues from one (1) month shall be delinquent and their name removed from the official membership list of the Wine Country Chapter. A delinquent member may be reinstated by payment in full of all unpaid dues for PMI and the Wine Country Chapter.
Section 8. Upon termination of membership in the Wine Country Chapter, the member shall forfeit any and all rights and privileges of membership.
Section 9. The membership database and listing provided by PMI to the Wine Country Chapter may not be used, for commercial purpose and may be used only for non-profit purposes directly related to the Wine Country Chapter, consistent with PMI ® policies.