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Bylaws Committee Meeting Minutes-VISION 2013

Bylaws Committee Representatives  

Date Appointed: July 2013

CHAIR: Richard Kalk
BOARD LIAISON: Gary Hutchinson  
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.

The Committee is charged with developing a process to review and recommend changes to the region and division policies for consistency and alignment with ACTE policies.

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.

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

4.1 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.

4.2 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.

4.3 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   Richard Kalk
Region I   Mike Hawley
Region II No Representative
Region III   Chris Kendall
Region IV Teresa Pinkston
Region V   No Representative
Administration   Ora Morgan 
Adult Workforce Development Richard Lowe
Agricultural Education  No Representative
Business Education  Kelli Diemer
Engineering and Technology Education No Representative
Family and Consumer Sciences Education Michelle Aldrich
Guidance and Career Development  No Representative
Health Science Education  Shelba Murray
Marketing Education   Ben Rogers
New and Related Services Kirk Edney
Postsecondary, Adult & Career Education No Representative
Trade & Industrial Education  Julius Dean Baker
Board Liaison  Gary Hutchinson  
Staff Liaison LeAnn Wilson
Staff Liaison  Lauren Lessels

*pending reappointment 

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