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Who are MESA Members?
1- MESA members believe that active involvement is a religious duty, that God calls us to jump in because those social forces that both create the crisis and are positioned to solve the crisis are failing to protect His creations.
2- We will not defer to the ‘religion of the markets’ which says our actions must be market-based, profitable and lead to growth. We will not defer to the ‘religion of progress’ which says that we we need not act because technology will save us. Rather, we understand that as God’s children–intelligent beings with free agency and who have become a geological force–we have the responsibility to preserve God’s gift which has given us much wealth and happiness; and we will not be detracted from this duty by false religions.
3- We understand ourselves as a grassroots force that takes its inspiration from LDS Scriptures and writings of Church Authorities.
MESA members are those who support MESA’s Mission Statement and have registered as members of the MESA website by giving themselves a user I.D. and password using a web form which identifies their name, email and zipcode address. Although there is no sign-up fee at this time, we strongly encourage donations of any amount to grow this organization into one that will play a significant role in protecting our earth.
Role of MESA Members
MESA members may participate in our online Blogs (see MESA Posts), participate in discussions, make motions or offer resolutions in regular membership meetings (or at the discretion of the MESA co-chairs, by email or online poll), vote on motions or resolutions in regular membership meetings (or online membership polls), may propose new MESA initiatives or MESA endorsement of policy positions.
All MESA members may attend regular monthly membership meetings either in person or by electronic means (Skype or other). Membership meetings shall be chaired by a MESA Executive Leadership Committee (ELC) co-chair or designee, who shall prepare and distribute by email (and on the MESA Facebook and web pages) meeting agendas at least one week in advance of the next membership meeting. Meetings may from time to time be cancelled by the ELC co-chair or designee at his or her discretion. Any member may submit a request for a meeting agenda item to the person designated by the ELC as responsible for meeting agenda preparation; preparation and ordering of meeting agendas will be at the discretion of the co-chair or designee. Meetings shall follow Robert’s Rules of order. Meeting minutes shall be prepared for review and approval by the ELC, by a person designated for that purpose at the beginning of each meeting. Minutes for all meetings shall be visible on the MESA web site, and via links posted on the MESA Facebook page.