Based on bylaws Article 2 Section 1, the annual membership fee is $20.00 and also it is determined by the general meeting of January 9, 2016.
Categories of Members
1. Active Member
2. Non-Active Member
A non-active member, is an individual doesn't have active membership with BCU, has no any mandatory obligations and rights with the organization, but can give presence/audience during community events and programs.
Purpose of Membership
Criteria (Who can be a member of BCU)
a. All Bhutanese above 18 years can be a member of BCU, however, below 18 can be members under an active member’s guardianship.
b. An Active member is s/he who has paid annual membership fee.
c. Membership expires when stopped paying membership fee.
d. Any Bhutanese desiring to serve community needs to have active membership, submit BCI, signed Code of Conduct and Nondisclosure forms.
Advantages of being membership with BCU
a. To vote and give candidacy for the Board election.
b. Active members are accessed to BCU opportunities (Education, Training, Workshop and community events).
c. Active members have rights to put check and balance on board members and question on budget.
d. Active members have opportunities to be hired to the position available within BCU based on the job advertisement and selection criteria of the hiring committee.
e. Active members can claim mileage reimbursements for providing transportation to the community families to workshop and meetings and also can get reimbursed for any fees paid for training.
Duties and Responsibilities of BCU Member
a. Every active member is abided by the policy guidelines, rules and regulations as mentioned in the BCU Bylaws.
b. Attend regular general meetings and participate in the decision making of community program development.
c. Every active member should read and understand BCU Bylaws and implement effectively.
d. Every active member should promote/respect BCU vision and mission.
e. Every active member should keep himself or herself update with the ongoing activities and take action to the decisions made that benefit its members.
f. Every active member is expected to protect BCU properties respect BCU logo and not permissible to misuse, they are to be used for the common purposes.
g. Every active member is expected to respect each other’s dignity, privacy and opinions irrespective of castes, colors, creed, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
h. Every active member is responsible for the dissemination of right information at the right time and it will be against the state laws and Bylaws to instigate others against BCU and its members.
ID Card and Use
a. BCU will issue membership ID card valid for one year and will be renewed by last week of December after verifying activeness of membership.
b. Every active member is expected to use ID card during BCU events and official purposes.
c. However, ID card will not be used for personal purpose and market place.
d. The ID card will only be used by its name bearer owner.
The termination of membership from BCU is all governed by the provisions of BCU Bylaws Article 2 Section 3.
Officers and changes must be approved by the Executive Board Officers.
Ryam Neupane signed
Jaga Adhikari signed
Tek Neopany signed
Bishnu Osti signed
Kubir Acharya signed
Puspa Gautam signed
Bhim Subba signed
Effectve April 01, 2016