PROPOSED BY-LAW AMENDMENT

PROPOSED BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Article III, Section 1)

The Society shall hold regular meetings with an annual schedule being developed at the discretion of the Board.  The “Annual Meeting” of the Society shall be held in September. Notice of the time and place of the Annual Meeting shall be given to all members at least 30 days prior to said Annual Meeting by appropriate media. The Annual Meeting may be held in person or electronically at the discretion of the President. The President, or in his/her absence or inability to act, the next ranking officer, shall conduct the meeting and shall give notice thereof to the members. Twelve members shall constitute a quorum at the Annual Meeting. The order of ranking officers shall be as follows: President, Vice-President, Attorney, Treasurer, Secretary, Communications Director, Members at Large, Chaplain. (delete Membership Director and Program Director from the list in current By-Laws).

 

PROPOSED BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Article III, Section 2)

The President, or in his/her absence or inability to act, the next ranking officer shall have the power, when he/she perceives that an issue has arisen, or upon the application of 10 members, to call a Special Meeting. The Communications Director shall thereupon give notice to the members of such meeting stating the nature of the business to be brought before such meeting. Twelve members shall constitute a quorum at any Special Meeting. A Special Meeting may be held in person or electronically at the discretion of the President.

 

PROPOSED BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Article XVI)

Any member in good standing may propose amendment(s) to the By-Laws. Any proposal shall be in writing, signed by five members in good standing and presented to the Board. The Board shall present the proposed amendment(s) at a regular meeting of the Society or at any Special Meeting duly called thereafter for that purpose Two-thirds of all votes cast shall be necessary to approve the proposed amendment(s).

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