Policies and Procedures as of April 2018
MEMBERSHIP- Effective January 1, 2017
Annual dues for year for current members are:
35.00 if receiving newsletter by email
(passed by a vote of 12 votes for increasing dues and 1 vote against)
$45.00 if receiving newsletter by US mail
Late fee of $5.00 will be charged for returning members who pay dues after January 31st.
New members’ dues – First time joining only
$35.00 if join between January 1st and June 30th
$10.00 extra if receiving newsletter by US mail
$17.50 if join between July 1st and December 31st. (applies to first year only)
$5.00 extra if receiving newsletter by US mail.
Community Service Chairperson should write thank you notes for fabric donations made to the
CELL PHONES – Effective September 1, 2016
A $1.00 fine will be imposed on any Guild member whose cell phone rings during a General Meeting. This measure passed a Board vote on 7/19/16 with 12 votes in favor of imposing the fine and 1 vote against imposing the fine.
SAVINGS ACCOUNT –Effective 7/19/16
Executive board voted to designate the funds in the Guild Savings Account for emergency expenditures only. These funds cannot be transferred out of savings to be used for budget item expenditures. Passed the Executive Board vote with 14 votes for the restriction and 2 votes against the restriction
NAME TAG FINES – Effective 7/19/16
Fines collected from Name Tag Fines will be donated to the Mars Hill Food Bank.
(Board vote was 12 in favor of donating the fines and 1 voted against donations of the fines.)
CHARGE FOR GUEST VISITATION- EFFECTIVE 7/19/16
A charge of $5.00 fee will be collected for any visitor who visits on the day of a paid outside
speaker. ( Passed by a vote of 13 for charging the fee and 2 against charging the fee.)