mission statement.• • • • •
ARTICLE I - NAMEThe name of this organization shall be Houston Renewable Energy Group (HREG). The geographical boundaries of this organization shall be the City of Houston and its suburbs.
ARTICLE II - PURPOSEThe purpose of HREG shall be to further the development of renewable energy and related arts, sciences, and technologies with concern for the ecological, social, and economic fabric of our community and state. This shall be accomplished through the exchange of ideas and information by means of meetings, publications, and public displays. HREG shall serve to inform public, institutional, and governmental bodies and seek to raise the level of public and government awareness of its purpose.
ARTICLE III - MEMBERSHIPMembership shall be open to any person who shares the aims of HREG as set forth under Article II. The primary means of communication for the group is through the HREG Yahoo! Group, but those without access to e-mail are also welcome to participate.
HREG is NOT a chartered organization in and of itself. It has no dues. HREG is a recognized local chapter of the Texas Solar Energy Society (TXSES), which IS a chartered non-profit organization. HREG members are encouraged, but not required, to join TXSES. Local leaders are elected as required.