OPERATING PRINCIPLES



C/O Marty Nowland
108 Range Rd.
Northwood, NH 03261
978-225-0795

1. Participants in the Granite Men's Gathering will respect the confidentiality of all men present. Participation in the group photo and being part of the mailing list is on a voluntary basis.

2. The only requirement for participation in the Granite Men's Gathering is to be a male at least 18 years of age.

3. The contact information of participants at any Gathering is provided only to the participants of that Gathering, to assist them in continuing their connections with each other. The Granite Men's Council does not disseminate this information in any other way and does not condone its use for any other purpose.

4. The name Granite Men, Granite Men's Gathering, and Granite Men's Council shall never be used, lent, or affiliated with any other cause or purpose.

5. The Granite Men's Council holds no other affiliation with any other organization, and holds no opinion on any religious, political, or social belief.

6. The Granite Men's Council does not condone the use of alcohol, or illicit drugs at The Granite Men's Gathering.

7. The Granite Men's Council does not condone sexual activity at the Granite Men's Gathering.
8. The Granite Men's Council does not condone any acts of violence or aggression at the Granite Men's Gathering.

9. Any New Hampshire man is eligible to become one of the seven council members in accordance with the By Laws of The Granite Men's Council. While men from other states may serve, a minimum of five members will be from New Hampshire.

10. The use of "theme" and ritual at the Granite Men's Gathering is intended only to stimulate discussion and provide context. Taking part in any ritual or theme is in no way a requirement for participation in the gathering.

11. Workshops are facilitated by participants on a voluntary basis, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Granite Men's Council.

12. As facilitators of the event, and trusted custodians of the space used, The Granite Men's council reserves the right to approve, or disapprove of proposed workshops or activities.

13. The fee for participation will be set by the Granite Men's Council, and limited scholarships will always be made available on a first-come, first-served basis.

14. The Council of Granite Men does not discriminate against any man at any time.