Article III: Membership
A. Membership is open to all who support the mission, vision and goals of the organization through an annual financial commitment and demonstrated commitment to leadership objectives.
B. Members in good standing are defined as those who make a minimum annual donation as established and ratified by the WIPL Board.
C. Donations and gifts to WIPL are made through the Coastal Educational Foundation, Inc. (CEF), whose purpose is to seek and provide support for CCU. The CEF is organized as a nonprofit corporation under the South Carolina Nonprofit Corporation Act and is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended.
D. Categories of membership will be established and annually reviewed by the WIPL Board, in consultation with the CCU Office for Philanthropy, as appropriate.
E. The rights and responsibilities of membership are to:
1. Vote on matters relating to WIPL business, and
2. Attend and participate in meetings, committees and affiliated activities to further the goals of WIPL.