Pennsylvania Nonbelievers Inc. is a non-profit educational organization devoted to delivering information for rational and critical thinking. We welcome atheists, agnostics, unbelievers, secularists, humanists and those whose lives are guided by a human-centered morality, not dogma, to come join our lively discussions.
In accordance with our purpose, we seek TO UNITE all nonbelievers in these common goals
Article 2: PA Nonbelievers is a not-for-profit organization created to foster a community of atheists, agnostics, and secular humanists dedicated to improving the human condition through rational inquiry and creative thinking unfettered by superstition, religion, or any form of dogma. PAN is an affiliate of American Atheists, Inc. and works in full cooperation with the Council for Secular Humanism and is a member of the CSH Affiliates.
Article 4: Members, Section 1: General membership in the organization shall be open to all persons adherent to the purpose of Article 2 of the bylaws
Calendar year 2015 memberships will expire January 1st, 2016 at 12:01am unless full dues are received by that time. Calendar year 2016 memberships will expire January 1st, 2017. Membership shall include the right to vote at annual membership meetings and special membership meetings in addition to receiving the organization’s newsletter “PANVIEWS” in the form of Email.
The Board of Directors must approve all applications for membership and renewals. Members may run for director positions, when available, at our annual meeting. Our officers are selected by our board of directors, in order to serve as an officer you must have been a member for 6 months.
Although not a requirement for board membership, it is highly recommended directors be able to receive and respond to emails every day since a large volume of PAN business is conducted via e-mail.
Members may attend the scheduled monthly Board of Directors meetings upon request, to just observe or to offer suggestions and ideas, but do not have voting privileges at that time. Meeting Minutes and complete Bylaws will be available free of charge upon request, to any current member.
Important: The application must be filled out completely, and you must indicate that you agree with this page in order to become a member.
To qualify to vote at the 2016 Annual Meeting, we must receive your application by the close of business on Friday, January 29, 2016. PA Nonbelievers is not responsible for postal delays.