Membership Appeals

Article XIV. Appeals

Any individual, collegiate chapter, or alumni association may exercise the right of appeal to the NEC. The appeal must be typewritten and sent to the national headquarters. Documents supporting the appeal must be submitted at the same time. Individual member appeals involving disciplinary action decided by the COS must be submitted within 365 days of the initial decision. Chapter and alumni association appeals involving disciplinary action decided by the COS must be submitted within 270 days of the initial decision. Appeals involving discipline due to financial delinquency may be submitted at any time. The National Staff provides copies of the appeal and supporting documentation to the NEC. The NEC notifies all parties involved in writing of its decision within twenty days of their deliberation. NEC decisions are final.

 

from Title I of the National Bylaws


 

View the National Executive Committee Appeals Policy

If you wish to file an appeal, you must complete the following form and any other necessary steps provided to you by the National Staff. Appeals are reviewed twice a year at face-to-face meetings of the National Executive Committee. In order to have your appeal heard at an upcoming meeting, all necessary steps will need to be completed at least 4 weeks before to allow for the NEC to review your appeal before voting.

 

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