Stoughton Diversity and Inclusion Organization (SDIO) seeks to celebrate Stoughton's diversity. We work to help make Stoughton an inclusive community that welcomes all people. We promote an environment that is safe and secure for all. We value Stoughton's diversity and the need for inclusivity throughout the community, including people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalized. We work to foster an appreciation of diversity and engage in activity that promotes and implements inclusiveness throughout our town. We reject hatred, in all of its varied manifestations, identifying hatred for what it is and we work to counter hatred through statements, activities, and events that celebrate respect, compassion, empathy, love, and understanding. The SDIO seeks to identify and address structural impediments to inclusivity within our community and work to address and eradicate injustices that exist due to these impediments. 
Stoughton Diversity and Inclusion Organization Board
The SDIO is comprised of General Members, Committee Chairs, and Board Members that all work together to put together programs and events, manage social media accounts, websites, and email, and respond to the diversity and inclusion needs within the community. We are always interested in diversifying our Board and very much welcome new members to join and run for any open positions. SDIO meets for an hour on the first Monday evening of every month with the Executive Board having an additional meeting right before the general meeting. Further commitments and position descriptions are listed below.
Chair
The Chair shall be the Chief Executive of the Organization. He
or she or they shall be a member of the Executive Board and shall preside
over meetings of the Organization and the Executive Board where he or she
or they shall serve as Chair of the Executive Board and shall perform the
duties delegated to him or her or them by law, the Articles of Organization,
these Bylaws, the Executive Board and the members.The Chair or Chair
designee will prepare the Agenda for all Executive Board and General
meetings.

Vice Chair
The Vice Chair shall be a member of the Executive Board.
In the absence of the Chair, the Vice Chair shall preside over meetings of
the Organization and the Executive Board and shall serve as Chair of the
Executive Board and shall perform the duties delegated to him or her or
them by law, the Articles of Organization, these Bylaws, the Executive
Board and the members.

Treasurer
The Treasurer shall be the principal financial officer of the
Organization. He or she or they shall have custody and control over all
funds of the Organization, maintain full and adequate accounts of all monies
received and paid by his or her or them in account of the Organization, and
subject to the control of the members, and discharge all duties incident to the
Office of Treasurer.

In the absence of the Chair and Vice Chair from any meeting, the Treasurer
shall preside. The Treasurer shall have authority in conjunction with the
Chair, in connection with the normal business of the Organization to sign
checks, draft contracts, bids, bonds, powers of attorney and other documents
when required. The Treasurer shall cause an audit to be made of the books of
the Organization at the end of the fiscal year or whenever required by the
members.

Clerk
The Clerk and Assistant Clerk shall be the principal recording
officers of the Organization. They shall ensure that the Organization
proceeds under the Bylaws of the Organization; advise the Organization
regarding its powers, procedural matters and conduct of its business;
organize the proper conduct of meetings of the Organization and its
Committees; if possible, see that correct procedures are followed.
Additionally, the Clerks shall attend and take minutes of all Executive
Board and General meetings of the Organization. The Clerks shall also
maintain Organization records; monitor for quorum at all meetings; draft and
retain the Minutes file; maintain Board meeting and membership meeting
attendance records; maintain membership names and address.

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