NOTICE TO MEMBERS:
The Board of Directors has proposed changes to the language of our bylaws to allow for a public director and for the immediate past president to serve as a director on the board following the end of the president's term.
According to our bylaws, the members shall have 30 days in which to vote on these proposed changes. Here is a link to a survey monkey poll where you can cast your vote:
Current Bylaws Language:
Section V - Board of Directors
5.02 Eligibility and Number of Directors. The authorized number of Directors of the
Association shall be no less than four (4) and no more than six (6). The exact number of directors shall be fixed from time to time by a resolution adopted by the Board. All Directors must be Professional members in good standing of the Association.
The Board is comprised of the following, all of which are voting members:
188.8.131.52 President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and two (2) other Directors.
1) One Director may be a Public Director appointed by the board who does not meet the qualifications for professional or associate membership as defined in these bylaws. The term for this appointment is one year.
2) The Immediate Past President, who shall be the most recent President prior to the acting President, shall be a Director with voting privileges.
The Connecticut Society of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine (CSAOM) is a non-profit, 501 c(3) organization supporting Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, its patients, practitioners and students in the state of Connecticut. CSAOM is contributing to the evolution of the profession, supporting practitioners in clinical practice, promoting excellence in professional standards and ethics and educating the public on many benefits of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM).
Our Mission to Serve
Practitioners and students through legislative work, member benefits, referral service, annual meeting, our website and discussion group.
The Public through education on the many benefits of AOM, working with the media, supporting appropriate legislative work to improve access to AOM, and referral to qualified practitioners.
The Profession through participation at national conferences, relationships with other state associations and national organizations.
CSAOM is only as strong as its members so if you aren't yet a member, please consider joining. This is a time of important growth in our profession - get involved!!