Any devotee who is 18 years of age or older, and is a citizen of or legally resides in the United States and pays a minimum donation of $ 120.00 by check shall become a member of HTO ( Hindu Temple of Oklahoma ) / ICF ( India Cultural Foundation ) for the following calendar year subject to fulfilling the required application formalities, if any.
Membership is subject to the guidelines established by the Executive Committee under the by-laws. The approval of membership is at the discretion of the Executive Committee. Should there be an adverse decision by the Executive Committee, the applicant has the right of appeal to the Board for reconsideration. The decision of the Board shall be final and binding.
To be eligible to contest for the position of either as Board of Director or as member of Executive Committee, the contestant shall be a member of HTO / ICF by paying a minimum donation of $ 120.00 by check per year for three (3) consecutive calendar years, immediately preceding the election year.
Any member who pays a minimum donation of $ 120.00 by check per year for two (2) consecutive calendar years, immediately preceding the election year shall be a Voting Member.
The Voting Members shall have the right to vote in the election of Board and Executive Committee members.