PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2 OF ARTICLE VII OF THE LONG BEACH ROWING ASSOCATION BY-LAWS
in accordance with Article XI, Section 1 of the LONG BEACH ROWING ASSOCIATION BYLAWS (as amended October 1998), this proposed amendment to Article VIII – Elections, Section 2 is being Submitted by the undersigned.
The current language of Article VIII, Section 2 provides:
Election of officers shall be held by ballot, at the annual meeting on October of each year. A plurality vote of a quorum of members present at the meeting shall determine the successful candidate for each office.
The proposed amendment to the language of Article VII, Section 2 would provide:
Election of officers shall be held by ballot, at the annual meeting on October of each year. A plurality vote by members present at the meeting and members not present at the meeting who have submitted votes by mail or electronic ballotshall determine the successful candidate for each office. All mail and electronic ballots shall be submitted to the Secretary no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting.
This proposed amendment would allow all members who are unable to attend the annual meeting to exercise their right to vote and would provide full participation in the Election by all voting members.