Articles and Bylaws Amendment Procedure and Forms

Date: November 15, 2019
To:  Board of Directors, Regional Directors, All CFUW Clubs and Club Executives
Subject:  Articles and Bylaws Amendment Procedure and Forms

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The CFUW Articles and Bylaws Policy, Procedure, Form 1 and Form 2 are available on the Member Resource site as well as in the clickable links in this article. The CFUW Articles and Bylaws may be found on the Member Resource website on the Articles and Bylaws page under GOVERNANCE in the drop down menu.

The Proposed Amendment to the Articles and Bylaws of CFUW Form1 must be fully completed and submitted by email to Articles and Bylaws Committee Chair, Lori Ker, at lori.ker@gmail.com. All proposed amendments must be properly received, date stamped or received on or before January 31, 2020, or they will not be considered.

A package of the Proposed Amendments will be sent from the National Office to Clubs, Regional Directors and members of the National Board of Directors for study and evaluation on or before February 14, 2020.

The Proposed Amendment to Amendment Articles and Bylaws of CFUW Form 2 must be fully completed and submitted by email to chair, Articles and Bylaws Committee Chair, Lori Ker, at lori.ker@gmail.com.

All proposed amendments to the amendments must be properly received, date stamped or received on or before April 17, 2020 or they will not be considered, Proposers of the original Amendment must return their final wording on or before May 8, 2020 along with their rationale for accepting or rejecting proposed Amendments to the Amendment.

Although the name and position of the designated signing authority in the Club is required on both Form 1 and Form 2, a signature is not.  The date of the motion to allow the amendment or amendment to the amendment to be proposed is now necessary.

The package of compliant Amendments to Amendments, along with the final wording of the Proposed Amendment will be distributed to the Clubs, Regional Directors and members of the Board of Directors before the AGM. If it is not possible, such material shall be distributed to members of the voting body on arrival at the AGM.  At the AGM, only proposed Amendments to the Amendment properly received and compliant will be allowed from the floor.

If you have any questions, please contact me at lori.ker@gmail.com

Lori Ker
Chair, Articles and Bylaws Committee

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