Governing Documents

Please review the materials linked to below, to understand how the organization is run. The standing rules will provide the greatest directions for how to work within our processes.


Our bylaws [PDF] are a legal document that outlines how the PTO is governed. We are incorporated and our bylaws are on file with the IRS.

Standing Rules

Our standing rules [PDF] or policies and procedures are often being refined and edited. They are more flexible than the bylaws and guidelines for operating with the PTO.

Rules of Order

Rules of order define how business should be transacted in meetings and the roles of officers within, to create a more oderly process. We strive to operate according to Robert's Rules of Order.

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