Operating Guidelines (Bylaws) of the Pacific Coast Region/Affiliate of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
The name of the regional affiliate is the “Pacific Coast Region/Affiliate of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society” (the “Pacific Coast Region/Affiliate of the WOCN Society”), operating as a local arm or division of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) and not as a separate corporate entity.
IV. MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS
V. CHAPTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS
VIII. RELATIONSHIP WITH THE WOCN SOCIETY
IX. CONTRACTS, CHECKS, DEPOSITS AND BONDING
X. BOOKS AND RECORDS
The Region/Affiliate must keep correct and complete books and records of account and minutes of the proceedings of its members, the Region/Affiliate Board of Directors and any committees.
XI. FISCAL YEAR
The fiscal year of the Region/Affiliate is identical to the fiscal year of the WOCN Society.
XII. WAIVER OF NOTICE
Whenever any notice is required to be given under the provisions of the General Not For Profit Corporation Act of the State of Illinois or under the provisions of the Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws of the WOCN Society, a waiver thereof in writing signed by the person or persons entitled to such notice, whether before or after the time stated herein, is deemed equivalent to the giving of such notice.
Neither Directors nor officers of the Region/Affiliate may receive salaries or other compensation for their services as Directors, but the Region/Affiliate Board of Directors may, by resolution, authorize the reimbursement of expenses for attending regular and special meetings of the Region/Affiliate Board and/or WOCN national meetings.
XIV. AMENDMENTS TO OPERATING GUIDELINES
These Operating Guidelines may not be amended without the prior written approval of the WOCN Board of Directors.
XV. USE OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION
Unless otherwise prohibited by law, (i) any action to be taken or notice delivered may be taken or transmitted by electronic mail or other electronic means; and (ii) any action or approval required to be written or in writing may be transmitted or received by electronic mail or other electronic means.
Adopted by the WOCN Board of Directors: June 24, 2017