A sabbatical is given for up to 3-months of non-attendance. It must be approved by the Regional office and is given for jury duty, maternity or serious person illness or injury. Sabbaticals are also given for Members whose activities may be adversely affecting the Chapter dynamics. Leads Club Members on an approved sabbatical must keep their fees current. Payment of fees during a sabbatical holds the position and category for you. Nonpayment of fees will result in you being dropped from your Chapter.