Today one member left HFSD for political reasons. My response as a president was:
Thank you for your prompt response, ....
I will ask John, the HFSD Treasurer, to return your membership fee for 2018, and we won't feature you on our website.
Personally, I understand your frustration with the political reality, probably as well as many other members of our community would. Our nonprofit is specifically not a political organization though, by law, and has another noble mission.
I hope you will find many great opportunities to take a political stand and to be actively defending what is right.
Wish you the very best,
(I have refunded $30 on June 27, Transaction ID: 2MY92963TC770142C).
As the President, I am ultimately responsible for all functions of this organization and its lawful status. After accepting this position I carefully read the documentation and educated myself about nonprofits in general. I will operate in accordance with HFSD Bylaws and the State of California laws.
For Your Information:
Origins of he Issue
At this point, I can only guess that this strange political issue originated from this public meetup topic, posted by Wilfredo, our Board Director and event organizer:
Below is a copy of it.