Proposed Changes to our Bylaws

Article VII Section 1 Current: Nominations from the floor shall be honored and such names added to the ballot with the written permission of the nominee submitted to the President.

Proposed Change:  Eliminate this wording from the bylaws.

Article VII Section 2 Current:   The officers shall be elected by the voting membership of the Chapter in attendance at the Annual Business Meeting and absentee ballots received prior to the Annual Business Meeting. The Secretary and Nominations Committee Chairperson shall count the ballots to determine the election outcome. If the Secretary is on the ballot, the President shall appoint a member(s) of the Board of Directors to assume this duty.

Proposed Change:  The officers shall be elected by the voting membership of the Chapter prior to the Annual Business Meeting by online ballots made available at least 30 days prior to the Annual Meeting. The Secretary and Nominations Committee Chairperson shall count the ballots to determine the election outcome. If the Secretary is on the ballot, the President shall appoint a member(s) of the Board of Directors to assume this duty.  Voting results shall be announced at the Annual Business Meeting.

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