Dropped Members Seeking Reinstatement:

As per ODACA, Inc. Bylaws; Section 5.06. Membership Term. The term of Membership shall be from August 1st to July 31st. Renewal of Membership for the upcoming Membership Term shall require payment of dues and completion of Member Update Form on or before August 1st. Dues paid after August 1st must include a $5.00 late fee. Members whose dues are not paid by September 1st will no longer have any Membership status ("Dropped Member"). A Dropped Member may be reinstated by written request to the President to return to the same Member status held immediately prior to becoming a Dropped Member provided such request demonstrates satisfaction of all requirements for the Member status being requested ("Request for Reinstatement of Dropped Member"). Upon receipt of the Request for Reinstatement of Dropped Member the President will verify the Member status requirements have been satisfied and request the Treasurer to invoice the Dropped Member for all past dues including all unpaid late fees and a $25 Reinstatement Fee ("Reinstatement Invoice"). Upon receipt of payment of Reinstatement Invoice by the Treasurer the Request for Reinstatement of Dropped Member will be granted and the Dropped Member will be reinstated to the same Member status held immediately prior to becoming a Dropped Member as requested (hereafter "Reinstated Dropped Member") for the current Membership Term. A Reinstated Dropped Member is not eligible to be an Officer for the current Membership Term.

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Inactive Members Seeking Active Membership:

As per ODACA, Inc Bylaws; Section 5.03. Inactive Member. An Inactive Member may request reinstatement to Active Member status only by written request to the President stating they are actively engaged in the art of original art doll making and request a return to Active Member status ("Request for Reinstatement"). Upon receipt of the Request for Reinstatement the President will verify with the Treasurer that the Inactive Member's dues are current and that a current Member Update Form has been received. Upon verification such Request for Reinstatement will be granted and the Inactive Member will be reinstated as an Active Member ("Reinstated Active Member") for the upcoming Membership Term ("Reinstated Membership Term"). To be considered, all requests for reinstatement to Active Member status must be received not later than 60 days prior to the beginning of the upcoming Membership Term and a decision shall be rendered by the Board not more than 30 days after receiving the request. Requests for Active Member status received less than 60 days prior to the beginning of the upcoming Membership Term shall not be considered. A Reinstated Active Member is not eligible to be an Officer for the Reinstated Membership Term.

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