Section 13. 1: The name of a prospective member, proposed by an active member of the club, shall be submitted to the board in writing, through the club secretary. A transferring or former member of another club may be proposed to active membership by the former club. The proposal shall be kept confidential except as otherwise provided in this procedure. Section 13.2: The board shall ensure that the proposal meets all the classification and membership requirements of the standard Rotary club constitution. Section 13. 3: The board shall approve or disapprove the proposal within 30 days of its submission, and shall notify the proposer, through the club secretary, of its decision. Section 13.4: If the decision of the board is favorable, the prospective member shall be informed of the purposes of Rotary and of the privileges and responsibilities of membership, following which the prospective member shall be requested to sign the membership proposal form and to permit his or her name and proposed classification to be published to the club. Section 13.5: If no written objection to the proposal, stating reasons, is received by the board from any member (other than honorary) of the club within seven (7) days following publication of information about the prospective member, that person, upon payment of the admission fee (if not honorary membership), as prescribed in these bylaws, shall be considered to be elected to membership. If any such objection has been filed with the board, it shall vote on this matter at its next meeting. If approved despite the objection, the proposed member, upon payment of the admission fee (if not honorary membership), shall be considered to be elected to membership. Section 13.6: Following the election, the president shall arrange for the new member’s induction, membership card, and new member Rotary literature. In addition, the president or secretary will report the new member information to RI and the president will assign a member to assist with the new member’s assimilation to the club as well as assign the new member to a club project or function. Section 13.7: The club may elect, in accordance with the standard Rotary club constitution, honorary members proposed by the board. Section 13.8: When the Club Secretary or President receives a new member application, the name of the prospective new member and their place of employment will be sent by via electronic communication (e-mail) that day to all Board members. Five minutes before the next regularly scheduled club meeting the Board will convene to review the full application. If a Board member could not attend that meeting and had a concern, it would need to be expressed in writing via electronic communication (e-mail) to the Club President. If approved, the application will be read to the general membership that same day. The following week would be the second reading. The next week the new member would be officially installed.