Per Article 9 of the ELGL constitution bylaws, an annual meeting of the membership must be called to make any amendments to the organization bylaws.
At the 2018 Board of Directors retreat, the Board unanimously agreed to modify Article 4 of the bylaws to add an additional member to the Board of Directors. Additions/edits are shared below in bold underline, with removal/deletion shown with -dashes- around text:
Section 1 OFFICERS:
The officers of this organization shall be comprised up to of -four- seven members representing the organization at large as members of the Executive Board.
Section 2 EXECUTIVE BOARD:
The -four- seven officers of this organization shall comprise the membership of the Executive Board. In the case of a tie vote, the Executive Director shall vote with the Board.
Section 3 TERMS OF OFFICE; FILLING VACANCIES:
Two members of the Executive Board shall serve with no specified term limits. Up to Five -Two- members of the Executive Board shall serve staggered two year terms. Vacancies shall be filled by the remaining Executive Board members.
Section 4 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:
The Board shall appoint an Executive Director who shall oversee day to day operations of the organization, carry out the directives of the Executive Board, and manage the budget and personnel of the organization.
The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13 at noon PDT. All current members are invited to join the meeting and cast your vote for this bylaw change. The new ELGL Board of Directors member will also be approved at the meeting. Agenda is as follows:
- Call to order
- Overview of bylaws changes
- Vote (membership)
- Appointment of new board member (board)
Log in information is as follows:
- Audience Log-in URL
- Dial-in Number: 415-200-1362 Presenter PIN: 340 4800# Attendee PIN: 847 8790#