Voting members of the Network shall be those persons who belong to one
of the three classes described in Section 2 of this article and who are
current in their dues. The Council may create additional membership
categories at its discretion.
The classes of voting members of the Network shall consist of the
(a) Founding Member.
Founding Member shall be the founder of this Network, in the judgment
of the Board, subscribes to the mission of the GHAN at all times.
(b) Global Health Activists(GHA’s).
The Global Health Activist shall be trained and qualified member of the
Network, subscribes to the mission of the GHAN at all times.
Individual Members shall be any advisors, officers, or any members of
other organizations and appointed by the Council of Leaders as voting
members(if any), who subscribes to the mission of the Network at all
Voting members in good standing shall have the right to vote for
Leaders of the Council as specified in these by-laws.
The Council is authorized to establish such classes of non-voting GHA’s
as it may deem desirable and to establish any further terms and
conditions for all classes of GHA’s consistent with these by-laws. The
Council also reserves the right to expel from membership, without
cause, any GHA of any class.
The annual membership meeting of the GHAN shall be held at such place
and at such time as the Council of Leaders may select. Any business or
affairs of the Network may come before the meeting to be considered or
Special meetings of the GHA’s may be held upon ten days written call by
ten percent (10%) of the GHA members or by the Chair of the Council.
Any special meeting shall be held at the date, time and place specified
in the written call.
Every GHA is entitled to vote at a meeting of GHA’s or to express
consent or dissent without a meeting may authorize another person or
persons to act for him by proxy, but no person other than a GHA may be
so authorized. Every GHA may authorize another person or persons to act
for him as proxy in the manner provided by law. No proxy shall be valid
after three years from the date of its execution unless otherwise
provided by the proxy. Every proxy shall be revocable at the pleasure
of the GHA executing it, except as otherwise provided by law.
A quorum for a membership meeting, whether general or special, shall be
10% of the total number of members whose dues are fully paid as of the
end of the month preceding the date of the notice of such meeting.