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Table of Contents:

1.1 Name

2.1 Mission Statement

3.1 Purpose and Objectives

Part 1 -- Definitions & Interpretations

1.1 Definitions

1.2 Definitions here apply

Part 2 -- General Members

2.1 Application for membership

2.2 Responsibilities of Members 

2.3.1 Amount of membership dues

2.4 Board may revoke membership

2.5 Member not in good standing

2.6.1 Tenant Associations as Members

2.7.1 Organizational Membership 

2.8 Eligibility of Members to Vote

Part 3 -- Monthly Mass Meeting

3.1 Time and place of Monthly Mass Meetings

3.2.1 Notice of Monthly Mass Meetings

3.3.1 Ordinary Business at Monthly Mass Meetings

3.4.1 Facilitator of Monthly Mass Meeting

Part 4 -- Voting

4.1.1 Methods of Voting

4.2.1 Announcement of Result

4.3 Proxy Voting Not Permitted

4.4.1 Special Resolutions

4.5 Notice of Special Resolutions

Part 5 -- Monday Morning Team Meeting

5.1 Time and Place of Monday Morning Team Meeting

5.2 Purpose of the MMTM

5.3 Attendance of MMTM

5.4.1 Roles in the MMTM

Part 6 -- The Board

6.1 Number of Members on the Board

6.2 Composition of the Board

6.3.1 Election or Appointment of the Board

6.4 Eligibility for the Board

6.5 Term Limit

6.6 Board Officer Positions

6.7.1 Duties of the Board

6.8.1 Role of the Secretary

6.9 Role of the Treasurer

6.10 Role of Membership Coordinator 

6.11 Role of Conflict Resolution Coordinator 

6.12 Absentee Board Members 

6.13 Calling Board Meeting

6.14 Notice of Board Meeting 

6.15.1 Facilitator of Board Meeting 

6.16 Proceedings Valid Despite Omission to Give Notice 

6.17.1 Conduct of Board Meetings 

6.18 Quorum of the Board 

6.19 Board Retreats

6.20.1 Responsibility to Consult Membership 

6.21 Time-Sensitive Decisions

Part 7 -- Organizing Groups

7.1 Purpose of Organizing Group

7.2 Establishment of Organizing Group

7.3.1 Approval of the Organizing Group

7.4.1 Joining an Organizing Group

7.5 Organizing Group Representative

7.6.1 Role of the Organizing Group Representative

7.7.1 Organizing Group Procedure

7.8 Absentee Organizing Group Members

7.9 Relationship of Organizing Groups to Board and Membership

7.10.1 Organizing Group Duration

Part 8 -- Public Statements or Activities of HJL

8.1 Compliance With Mission Statement, Code of Conduct and Purpose & Objectives

Part 9 -- Conflict Resolution and Harassment

9.1.1 Recognizing Conflict

9.2 Conflict Resolution Committee

9.3.1 Forming a Conflict Resolution Committee

9.4.1 Process 

9.5 Opting Out

9.6.1 Record of Conflict 

9.7 Confidentiality of Parties to Conflict Resolution

Part 10 -- Tenant Associations

10.1.1 Purpose of Tenant Associations in HJL

10.2 Principles of Tenant Associations

Part 11 -- Executive Director

11.1 Role of the Executive Director

11.2.1 General Responsibilities of the Executive Director (“ED”)

APPENDIX I-- Board Election Process

  1. Size

  2. Board Election Ballot

  3. Timeline 

APPENDIX II --Code of Conduct