The delegates of the
authorized Harmony Kingdom independent clubs approved the HK
House of Peers Bylaws on December 1, 1999.
The painstaking efforts of Mary Chamberlin
(Harmony Mid-Atlantic/Harmony Hills Collectors Club) and Catherine Leicester (The Elusive
Few) paid off, as the Bylaws Committee chairs, when the Bylaws passed.
Their efforts to provide HOP with a
working set of Bylaws didn't go without questions. Besides Mary and Catie, the HOP
officers suggested changes as the process evolved. Input from club Delegates was also
incorporated, as this was a universal effort.
The most significant section was that of
the officers. A new office 'Member-at-Large' was created to establish a five member
The office of Treasurer and position of
Charity Coordinator were separated. Nancy Hix graciously accepted the Member-at-Large
office so she could continue with her Charity Coordination efforts.
Joe McLaughlin accepted the office of
Vice President and will continue to work with Internet Coordination and act as the HOP
you Mary, Catie and the Board for your efforts.
House of Peers Bylaws