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charter member

n.
An original member or a founder of an organization.

charter member

n
an original or founder member of a society or organization

char′ter mem′ber


n.
one of the original or founding members of a club or organization.
[1905–10, Amer.]
char′ter mem′bership, n.
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Noun1.charter member - one of the original members when an organization was founded
fellow member, member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization); "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"
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The CELC is enrolling charter members now through October 1, 2016, with extended membership terms (18 months) available to members who join by June 30, 2016.
All of the charter members of the chapter were invited to attend and those present were recognized at the meeting.
LANECO to celebrate 50 years by honoring charter members
Ex Libris Group has formed the Primo Charter Members Program to give organizations the opportunity to collaborate on the development of Primo, a single, unified solution to discover and deliver local and remote scholarly information resources.
The Center for Responsible Appraisals and Valuations announced eight new members that have joined its organization and, as such, compose the first group of appraisers, lenders, and industry experts nationwide to become charter members, dedicated to ensuring fair and accurate appraisals for homebuyers.
Recognition of charter members: Dave Bruce, CPCM, Fellow, charter member, past chapter president (1971-1972), and Gene Matlock, Fellow, charter member.
Gururaj "Desh" Deshpande, co-founder and chairman of Sycamore Networks who started TiE's Boston chapter in 1998, says it took a few years for the group to gel, largely because they had to figure out how to convince potential charter members that it was worth $1,500 to get some free cups of coffee and attend networking dinners.
The Charter Members include: Green Marketing, Mastey, Bioderm Research, Long Island Saucier, New Hope Natural Media, SunRose Aromatics, Aubrey Organics, Swheat Scoop, Amin Law, Naturade, Maplewood Bake Company, Phoenix Brands, Jason Natural Products, NPI Center, SuryaHenna/Vedic Hindus, ABRAPAN (association of Brazilian natural product producers), Frutarom USA, DNA Associates, Greyston Bakery and Lunds/Byerly's.
F5 and the other charter members have helped move the SSL VPN market forward by working with us to establish an effective certification testing program that only a reputable independent testing facility like ICSA Labs can provide.

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