Central Virginia Modern Quilt Guild

Develop and Encourage the Growth and Development of Modern Quilting through Education and Community Activities

Proposed Amendments to the By-Laws

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Article IX: 9.1 Amending the By-Laws provides that the Executive Council may propose an amendment to our By-Laws at any time. The proposed amendment(s) must be electronically proposed via the Guild’s website two weeks prior to a regular meeting. Voting will occur at that meeting with a majority of the members attending constituting an affirmative response.

The Executive Council proposes the following amendments to the Central Virginia Modern Quilt Guild’s By-Laws to be voted on at our September 5, 2017 regular meeting.

Article I: Name, Purpose and General Matters

 1.6 Annual Meeting

 [Current: The January meeting of The Guild will be considered the Annual Meeting where elections are held, the budget is presented for approval and the President and Treasurer will deliver reports.]

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 The January meeting of The Guild will be considered the Annual Meeting where the budget is presented and the President and Treasurer will deliver reports.

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“where elections are held”

Article II: Members

 2.4 Voting

 [Current: Absentee voting is allowed by Proxy voting only.”

 [change last sentence and add sentence]

Absentee voting is allowed. Members shall request an absentee ballot from the Nominating Committee Chair before the election and submit the ballot before the election. The Chair may issue and accept absentee ballots electronically.

Article III: Officers

 3.1 Officers

 [Current: Officer must attend 80% of the general and Executive Council meetings.”

 [change last sentence]

Officers must attend 75% of the general and Executive Council meetings.

3.3 Election of Officers

[add sentence]

Elections will be held in December.

Article IV: Executive Council

 4.3 Meetings

 [Current: The Executive Council shall meet quarterly and as needed to conduct the business of The Guild.]

[add sentence]

 The Executive Council may hold virtual meetings at the discretion of the Executive Council. Members may attend Executive Council meetings virtually at their discretion.

Click here for the electronic version of these proposed amendments.

 

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Author: Wanda Ann Dotson

Modern quilter living in Virginia, USA. Founding member of the Central Virginia Modern Quilt Guild.

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