OCBMETS moving on into 2009 with the same mission …

June 2, 2008

OCBMETS MISSION STATEMENT

We are the Orange County BMET Society. Our members are a vital component of the heath care delivery system of Orange County and Southern California. Our mission is to encourage and promote the personal and professional growth and development of our members, to elevate the biomedical engineering profession in the eyes of all health care professionals, and to provide an environment of partnership in health care excellence at our individual hospitals, clinics, and corporate organizations. We will accomplish this with a comprehensive system of coordinated meetings, educational programs, and interaction with other health care professionals.

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OCBMETS BY-LAWS

June 2, 2008

We, the members of the “OCBMETS”: adopt the following constitution and do pledge to be governed by its provisions. 

 

 

ARTICLE I – NAME

The name of the association shall be the “Orange County BMET Society” (OCBMETS.) 

 

ARTICLE II – PURPOSE

The Purpose of the OCBMETS is to encourage and promote the personal and professional growth and development of our members, to elevate the biomedical engineering profession in the eyes of all health care professionals, and to provide an environment of partnership in health care excellence at our individual hospitals, clinics, and corporate organizations. We will accomplish this with a comprehensive system of coordinated meetings, educational programs, and interaction with other health care professionals. OCBMETS shall be non-political, non-sectarian, and non-commercial. 

 

ARTICLE III – MEMBERSHIP 

  1. CLASSIFICATION AND QUALIFICATIONS 
    1. INDIVIDUAL:
      The individual members of the association shall be persons interested in biomedical equipment technology and its role in the health care community. 
    2. STUDENT:
      An individual that is enrolled and attending an accredited or equivalent biomedical equipment technology program. 
    3. INSTITUTIONAL/CORPORATE:
      Membership shall be available to healthcare facilities or corporations that demonstrate an interest in supporting the purpose and mission of the OCBMETS. Each Institutional Membership shall designate a representative to represent it in the activities of the association. Institutional /Corporate membership are sponsors of our newsletter and receive recognition for their contribution to the organization.

 MEMBERSHIP DUES:   

  1. Dues shall be set by membership vo
     

Membership dues are established and revised at the annual meeting.

Individual and student membership dues are $36.00. 

Institutional/Corporate membership dues are $150.00.  

  1. Membership dues shall be paid on an annual basis within the first quarter of the calendar year. 
  1. VOTING: 
    1. The voting body shall consist of Individual and Institutional members in good standing. Each shall be entitled to one vote, exercised in person or by proxy, on any matter requiring a vote of the membership. 
    2. A member is considered “in good standing” if he/she has paid his/her dues.