Proposed Bylaw Amendments

At the 2017 November Annual Meeting the membership will be voting on the following Bylaw Amendments.


Bylaw Amendment 2017.01

Current Language:

ARTICLE 12. THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

12.1 Membership of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall consist of ten Assigned Members of this chapter, each of whom shall be called a director. Four of these directors shall be the Officers of this chapter. Three of the remaining seven directors shall be the immediate Past President, AIA Ohio delegate, and an Associate Member.

Proposed Change:

12.1 Membership of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall consist of ten Assigned Members of this chapter, each of whom shall be called a director. Four of these directors shall be the Officers of this chapter. Three of the remaining seven directors shall be the immediate Past President, AIA Ohio delegate, and an Associate Member. Each of the directors shall be from a different Firm, such that there shall be no more than one (1) Director from any one (1) Firm serving at the same time.

Reason:  To keep representation on the Board more equitable.


Bylaw Amendment 2017.02

12.8 Quorum of Board of Directors Meetings. Four of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of its business, and if a quorum is not present, those present may adjourn the meeting from day to day, or to a later date.

Proposed Change:

12.8 Quorum of Board of Directors Meetings. Fifty percent plus one of the number of currently serving Directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of its business, and if a quorum is not present, those present may adjourn the meeting from day to day, or to a later date.

Reason:  Size of the Board can vary and proposed change allows for quorum adjustments.

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