General Guidelines and Policies

  • Every chapter must renew their PHiP charter each year during January.
  • The penalty for delinquent filing of the Renewal Application & corresponding paperwork is loss of ticket privileges for one (1) year and a monetary penalty as provided for in the PHiP By-Laws.
  • Every chapter must file an Interim Report each year during the month of July.
  • The penalty for delinquent filing of the Interim Report shall be a fine of $100, payable to the Lone Palm Foundation Parrot Head Emergency Phund.
  • Multiple memberships are permitted, however, an individual may not hold a Board/Officer position in more than one chapter at any given time. (Not applicable to the Virtual PHC)
  • Applications from an individual or group of individuals wishing to start a new club who are farther than 50 miles distance from an existing, active PHiP club may submit an application for consideration. However, said group must have a minimum of 10 prospective members, including 2 club officers, listed by name and address at time of application to PHiP. Of these 10 prospective members, a minimum of 50% must reside within the projected Area of Operation of the potential new chapter.
  • To ensure that local chapters remain local, all Officers, Board Members and/or Executive Committee Members must maintain residence and physically reside within the Area of Operation of the chapter in which they serve. (Not applicable to the Virtual PHC)
  • All newly sanctioned chapters will serve a provisional period of one year, during which time either party may terminate the relationship with prejudice.
  • Newly sanctioned chapters will not be eligible to participate in PHiP ticket distribution prior to their first (1st) anniversary.
  • All newly sanctioned chapters must establish an operational website within 90 days of sanctioning.
  • All established chapters must have an operational website as a condition of renewal.
  • All chapters must have at least one Club Officer subscribed to the Club Leaders List at all times.
  • To maintain sanctioning, a Parrot Head Club must maintain a minimum of ten (10) members in good standing.
  • Active chapters may have their information posted to the Founders page on the PHiP website any time after their first (1st) anniversary via written request from the current Club Leader to the PHiP Director of Membership.