cOMPunity - The Community of OpenMP Users

By-laws of cOMPunity Membership

Any association, partnership, organization, governmental agency, company, corporation, individual, academic or non-profit entity shall be admitted to Membership by: (a) acceptance of its written application there for on such form as may be from time to time required by the Consortium (which acceptance shall be administered in a non-discriminatory fashion) and (b) payment of such application fees, initiation fees (if any), annual dues or other fees for such class of Membership as may from time to time be established by the Board of Directors. A Member shall remain in good standing as a Member provided all application fees, initiation fees, subsequent dues, assessments, and other fees, together with such penalties for late payment as may be determined by the Board of Directors, have been paid within the period set by the Board of Directors and the Member continues to meet all of the other requirements of Membership, as from time to time determined by the Board of Directors.

Privileges of Corporate Membership

Each Corporate Member, while in good standing, shall be entitled to:

(a) submit a representative for nomination as a Director and vote with all Voting Members to elect the Board of Directors;

(b) vote on each matter submitted to a vote of the Voting Members;

(c) be listed on the Consortium's website in such manner as determined by the Board of Directors from time to time and be listed on such other Consortium collateral and in such manner as determined by the Board of Directors from time to time;

(d) appoint one voting representative to each Committee (other than committee(s) of the Board of Directors), and Sub-Group (as defined in Section 5.5(a)) that the Consortium may establish (which appointee need not be the same individual for all such committees and Sub-Groups);

(e) receive one copy by electronic distribution, without charge, of all publications of the Consortium that are intended for regular distribution, prior to distribution to the public, including pre-public access to any specifications under development as the Board of Directors may approve from time to time, and of all final specifications as adopted by the Consortium;

(f) attend all general and special meetings of the Membership provided for in Article III of these By-laws;

(g) receive such free or discounted services provided by the Consortium as the Board of Directors may designate from time to time; and

(h) such other benefits, rights and privileges as the Board of Directors may designate or the Voting Members may from time to time institute by vote at any meeting of the Voting Members.

Privileges of Individual Membership

Each Individual Member, while in good standing, shall be entitled to:

(a) submit nominations for Board of Director positions and vote with all Voting Members to elect the Board of Directors;

(b) vote on each matter submitted to a vote of the Voting Members;

(c) serve on any Committee (other than committee(s) of the Board of Directors), and Sub-Group that the Consortium may establish;

(d) receive one copy by electronic distribution, without charge, of all publications of the Consortium that are intended for regular distribution, prior to distribution to the public, including pre-public access to any specifications under development as the Board of Directors may approve from time to time, and of all final specifications as adopted by the Consortium; and

(e) attend all general and special meetings of the Membership provided for in Article III of these By-laws;

(f) receive such free or discounted services provided by the Consortium as the Board of Directors may designate from time to time; and

(g) such other benefits, rights and privileges as the Board of Directors may designate or the Voting Members may from time to time institute by vote at any meeting of the Voting Members.

Privileges of Student Membership

Each Student Member, while in good standing, shall be entitled to:

(a) serve on any Committee (other than committee(s) of the Board of Directors) and Sub-Group that the Consortium may establish, in each case to participate in a non-voting capacity;

(b) receive one copy by electronic transmission, without charge, of all publications of the Consortium which are intended for regular distribution, prior to distribution to the public as the Board of Directors may approve from time to time, and of all final specifications as adopted by the Consortium;

(c) attend all general meetings of the Membership provided for in Article III of these By-laws, provided, that only the Voting Members shall be entitled to vote at such meetings, except as specifically provided for in these By-laws, the Certificate of Incorporation or by law;

(d) receive such free or discounted services provided by the Consortium as the Board of Directors may designate from time to time; and

(e) such other benefits, rights and privileges as the Board of Directors may designate or the Voting Members may from time to time institute by vote at any meeting of the Voting Members.