Group Bylaws

Group Bylaws

Article I: Name of Organization

OATUG Cloud ERP Special Interest Group, also known as Cloud ERP SIG, is a not-for-profit organization.

Article II: Purpose & Objectives

Address all product groups of Oracle Cloud ERP including Cloud Financials, Cloud Procurement, Cloud Project and Portfolio Management and Cloud Supply Chain Management; promoting through education and training programs and events associated with its use through conferences, publications and listserver; providing feedback from the user community to Oracle as a channel for recommending enhancements and influencing the future development direction; collaborating with Oracle to build Cloud ERP as one of the best-in-class Cloud Enterprise Applications and help worldwide adoption.

Article III: Membership

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in Oracle Cloud ERP, with no dues for membership.

Article IV: OATUG Affiliation

In order to maintain its affiliation with the OATUG in good standing, Cloud ERP SIG will:

  1. Provide the OATUG with properly filled-up Group Affiliation Forms on an annual basis, or as required.
  2. Subscribe to the OATUG Geo/SIG Membership Application so that OATUG can obtain members list directly or alternately provide an updated members list on an annual basis.
  3. Promote OATUG Membership and ongoing relationship development between group members and OATUG.
  4. Conduct at least two meetings per year with at least 10 members present. Typically, these meetings would be at the OATUG hosted conferences (e.g. Connection Point) and Oracle hosted conferences (e.g. Oracle Openworld) respectively where meeting space is provided complimentary by the conference hosts.
  5. Maintain group records and meeting minutes in accordance to by-laws.

Article V: Elected Officers

Cloud ERP SIG will be led by a Board of six (6) members, who will be elected by the general membership.  The Board positions will serve for a term of two years.

Chair and Co-Chair (Coordinators)
The Chair and Co-Chair would represent Cloud ERP SIG respectively. The Chair and Co-Chair are responsible for developing and implementing by-laws for the group.  In this capacity, they are expected to follow all OATUG Policies and Procedures and ensure that the group maintains their good standing with the OATUG.  Additionally, the Chair and Co-Chair would be responsible for developing volunteers for the group as we as general group administration and maintenance.  The Chair and Co-Chair must be an OATUG member.

Other Board Members
Other Board Members may be assigned specific roles by the Chair and Co-Chair. For example, in the role of Treasurer, one would oversee receipt, maintenance, and disbursement of all funds of the group. The Secretary would be recording and documenting information discussed and decided upon at all meetings, publishing meeting minutes, managing the action item list, and maintaining the membership lists. The Communications Manager would manage external communication on behalf of the SIG including maintenance of the SIG web page, newsletter and other channels.

Article VI: Board Member Policies and Contingencies

  1. In the event of a vacancy on the Board for any reason, the said position shall be filled by appointment of the Chair and Co-Chair for the balance of the term.
  2. The Board will consist of the following:
    • At least two (2) members representing end customer
    • At least two (2) members representing consulting vendor
    • No more than three (3) who are consultants or  representatives of the same organization
  3. Each Board Member will commit to participate in 50% of the SIG meetings and conference calls.
  4. Each member will be fully responsible for upholding the OATUG rules.