In order to be considered a Seidman I.P.O. member the following attendance guidelines must be met:
I. General Meetings
- Each member shall attend at least 6 of the general meetings.
- General meetings include all regularly scheduled meetings including nights we host a speaker.
- These include events where is IPO is invited to an event through another organization or the Finance department.
- It is at the President’s discretion what to consider as a meeting that counts for attendance
- New ‘recruits’ will start with a fresh attendance policy with no penalty for not being present at prior meetings.
- They must meet all requirements for the remainder of the semester, and all subsequent semesters.
- At the first meeting of each semester, a calendar will be provided to make clear all meeting dates, etc. Therefore, each potential member will know from day one how many meetings the must attend.
II. Resume on LakerJobs
- Each member must upload their most current resume to LakerJobs located on the Grand Valley website
III. Community Service
- As members of an organization that seeks help from the community in the form of funding and speakers, we must give back to the community through use of our time.
- Each member must participate in at least 3 hours of community service each semester.
- Often, events will be put on by IPO, but cases will arise where community service through a different entity will be accepted.
- The VP of Operations must verify community service hours by a written statement from the community service leader/ administrator. It will be at the VP of Operation’s discretion if the community service hours will count toward the require 3 hours.
IV. Failure to Comply
- All of the above three conditions must be met in order to be considered a member.
- Non-members (those who do not comply) are always welcome to attend and participate, however, they will not be considered I.P.O. members by the organization or the Seidman School of Business.
- Each semester can be considered a fresh start for those wishing to be considered members. There are no attendance penalties carried over from one semester to the next.
V. Record-Keeping and Disputes
- The Secretary of the organization will keep all attendance records.
- All records are public knowledge and may be requested at any time.
- Any attendance disputes must first be presented to the Secretary.
- In the case the dispute cannot be resolved, the Secretary will brief the President on the situation.
- The President will make the final interpretation on all attendance guidelines/procedures/(non)compliances.
- In the case of continued dispute, the organizations faculty advisor will make the final decision regarding any interpretations.