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133 Centre Avenue, Topton, PA

Ray A. Master Post 217

Section 5. Any member of this Post may be suspended for thirty-one (31) days or more or expelled for cause after charges are preferred and a fair trial had upon the same pursuant to the Department’s Rules of Procedure in Discipline of Members. Lesser discipline may be imposed upon two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Executive Committee after charges have been preferred under oath in writing and a fair hearing held thereon. The Executive Committee by two-thirds (2/3) vote may temporarily suspend any member pending decision on charges filed against him.

Section 6. A member who has been expelled or suspended from this Post for any cause may be reinstated to membership by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the membership present in Post Meeting, and the payment of current dues for the year in which the reinstatement occurs.

Section 7. No person who has been expelled by a Post shall be admitted to membership in this Post, without the consent of the expelling Post, except that where such consent has been asked for and denied by such Post, the applicant may appeal to the Department Executive Committee for permission to apply for membership in this Post, and shall be ineligible for membership until such permission is granted.


Section 1. The management of this Post is entrusted to the Executive Committee.

Section 2. The members of the Executive Committee shall be the Post Commander, who shall be Chairman thereof, two (2) Post Vice Commanders, Post Adjutant, Post Finance Officer and an even number of members at large of which there shall be at least four (4).

Section 3. The at large members of the Executive Committee shall serve for a term of two (2) years. Initially, half of the at large positions will be filled by that number of candidates receiving the most votes and they shall serve for two (2) years. The remaining positions will be filled by that number of candidates receiving the next highest number of votes who shall serve for one (1) year only. Thereafter, an election shall be held annually to elect half of the members.

Section 4. An initial organizational meeting of the Executive Committee shall be held immediately after the Post meeting at which newly elected officers are installed. Thereafter, the Executive Committee shall meet monthly, immediately prior to the regular monthly meeting of the Post.

Special meetings of the Executive Committee may be called by the Post Commander or upon the written request of three (3) or more members thereof.  A special meeting of the Executive Committee called at the request of three (3) or more members thereof, shall be scheduled by the Post Adjutant within ten days after receipt of the written request therefore.

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