A: The Formation of Area or Unit Chapters of the Association will be encouraged by all members. These Chapters will apply to the Board of Directors via the President for Chapter and upon request of the Charter, will conduct themselves, their meetings and their finances consistent with these Bylaws. Such Chapters and Chapter Charters will remain in effect at the discretion of the Board of Directors. A Chapter must maintain a minimum membership of six (6) Members. Membership is contingent upon the applicant being in good standing in the Association.
B: Each Chapter shall elect a President and a Secretary-Treasurer and any other Officers necessary for the conduct of the Chapter. The names of the Officers shall be reported to the Association Secretary immediately upon election. Associate Members may vote and hold office in the Chapter at its discretion.
C: Chapter Secretaries will submit to the Association Secretary by June 1st of each year, a roster of Members of the Chapter in good standing.
D: Chapter Secretaries shall furnish such information as may be requested to the various states' agencies as required by law of the State in which the Chapter is located.
E: In their local activities, Chapters are encouraged to invite participation and support from active duty Marine Corps units and personnel in their areas. However, requests for support from Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, for bands, general officers as speakers,etc. will be coordinated by the Association Military Liaison Officer upon request of the Association President.