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Bylaws Committee Minutes November 2016 (DRAFT)

Bylaws Committee Representatives  

Date Appointed: July 2017

CHAIR: Dick Lowe and Jeanette Capshaw
BOARD LIAISON: Jon Quatman and Jay Davis
STAFF LIAISON: Lauren Lessels and LeAnn Wilson
MEMBERS: A member from each ACTE Division and Region

The Committee is to review all proposals submitted to amend the ACTE Bylaws and prepare a statement of pros and cons for each Bylaws amendment to be included in the October Techniques magazine and posted on the website. The Committee is responsible for bringing forth to the Assembly of Delegates Bylaws amendments to be acted upon.

The Committee is asked to review the current Bylaws to determine if changes are needed as a result of practice or good governance and to prepare appropriate amendments for action by the Assembly of Delegates. 

Because of the sensitive nature of the work of the Committee, and the possibility of legal ramifications to the Association, the Committee is charged to have legal counsel review every recommendation it wishes to make to the Board of Directors prior to its presentation to the Board. 

1. MISSION

To ensure the organizational documents of the Association conform to law and are reflective of the desires and needs of members and to ensure appropriate conformity of organizational and operational documents of the Association. 

2. AUTHORITY

2.1 This is a committee of the Board of Directors appointed under procedures adopted pursuant to Article 8.2 of the Bylaws. 

3. COMPOSITION, SELECTION & TERM

3.1 The Committee shall consist of one representative from each ACTE Division and Region and one chairperson.

3.2 The term of office is the Association's operating year. Members serve for a two-year period and may serve up to two terms. 

3.3 The Committee elects its chair and vice chair with approval of the Board of Directors. The chair and vice chair serve for one year. 

3.4 The Division and Region vice presidents appoint their committees representatives. 

3.5 There are no special eligibility requirements to serve on this committee. It is recommended that members of this committee have knowledge of ACTE's organizational structure.

4. OBJECTIVES

The Committee is to review all proposals submitted to amend the ACTE Bylaws and prepare a statement of pros and cons for each Bylaws amendment to be included in the October Techniques magazine and posted on the website. The Committee is responsible for bringing forth to the Assembly of Delegates Bylaws amendments to be acted upon.

The Committee is asked to review the current Bylaws to determine if changes are needed as a result of practice or good governance and to prepare appropriate amendments for action by the Assembly of Delegates. 

Because of the sensitive nature of the work of the Committee, and the possibility of legal ramifications to the Association, the Committee is charged to have legal counsel review every recommendation it wishes to make to the Board of Directors prior to its presentation to the Board.

Representatives

Position Name
Chair Dick Lowe & Jeanette Capshaw
Region I Donald Jarvis 
Region II Elaine Webb 
Region III Shelley Rust 
Region IV Rachel Behnke 
Region V Valerie Vuicich 
Administration  Cassandra Miller Washington 
Agricultural Education  Jim Flowers 
Business Education  Sean Crevier 
Engineering and Technology Education  R. Lance Hogan 
Family and Consumer Sciences Education  Brooke Kusch 
Guidance and Career Development  VACANT
Health Science Education  Jeffrey Wooley 
Marketing Education  VACANT
New and Related Services  Kirk Edney 
Postsecondary, Adult & Career Education  Kathy Adair 
Trade & Industrial Education  Kelly Almond
Board Liaison  Jon Quatman & Jay Davis 
Staff Liaison  LeAnn Wilson & Lauren Lessels
 

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