Membership in The Crescent City Leathermen of New Orleans, Louisiana, Inc. (“CCL”) carries with it certain duties and responsibilities. These duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 1. An obligation to adhere to CCL Articles of Incorporation, By-Laws, and Policies & Procedures, as may be amended from time to time. 2. An obligation to treat all fellow CCL members with respect. 3. An obligation at all times when representing CCL, to behave in a responsible and professional manner, befitting of a member at all functions (including, but not limited to, bar nights, fund raisers, social gatherings, etc.) so as to not reflect adversely on CCL. 4. An obligation to see that the guest(s) of CCL members attending any CCL function behave in such a manner as to not reflect adversely on CCL. 5. An obligation to support all CCL functions to the best ability. 6. Even if a member of CCL has any disagreement with any policy, procedure, or directive of the Board of Directors or the general membership of CCL, an obligation to nonetheless be supportive of any such policy, procedure, or directive, and to follow appropriate CCL procedures to express disagreement or to attempt to change any such policy, procedure, or directive. Any CCL member not adhering to this Code of Conduct shall be subject to disciplinary action by the Board of Directors. Any member accused of violating this Code of Conduct shall be entitled to notification of the alleged violation(s), either verbally or in writing, from any member of the Board of Directors, and shall have the right to be present at any Board meeting at which such member’s conduct shall be discussed. In the case of a first (1st) violation, the Board of Directors shall reprimand the member, either privately or publicly, as the Board of Directors determines appropriate under the circumstances. If the Board of Directors finds the violation of sufficient seriousness, it may suspend the member for a period of time not to exceed three (3) months. A suspension automatically expires at three (3) months and may not be renewed unless there is another grievance for a different offense filed. If the member subsequently violates the same provision of the Code of Conduct during the same fiscal year, the member shall be expelled for the remainder of that fiscal year as well as the immediate subsequent fiscal year. An individual may be permanently removed as a member by the Board of Directors by a majority vote of at least three (3) affirmative votes. An individual that has been permanently removed is ineligible to become a member again at any time in the future. In all matters of disciplinary action, the general membership shall have the right to override the decision of the Board of Directors at any regular monthly meeting of the general membership.