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Officer election Bylaws amendment draft 2024

Article Source: https://aeu.org/wp-content/uploads/AEU-Bylaws-August-2021.pdf

Article IV Section 1: Election of Officers

Beginning with elections held at the annual Assembly in the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2006, or at any adjournment thereof, the Delegates to the Assembly shall elect the following Officers: a President, one or more Vice Presidents, a Secretary, a Treasurer and such other Officers as the Assembly may from time to time deem advisable.

a.) All elected Officers shall be DirectorsThe same person may be elected to more than one office, except that the same person shall not hold the offices of the President and Secretary.

b.) Nomination Process:

i.) The Board Development Committee shall establish procedures for the identification of qualified individuals for Officers of the Board and shall present a slate of Officers to the delegates of the Assembly in ample time for their review and consideration before the Assembly. The deliberations of the Board Development Committee shall be confidential.

ii.) Write-in candidates for nomination as an Officer shall require fifty (50) signatures representing at least five (5) different Societies. All write-in nominations must be submitted to the Board Development Committee at least seven (7) days prior to their publication of the candidate slate for the Assembly. Nominations for Officers shall not be accepted from the floor during the Assembly; however, individual members and member organizations shall be encouraged to submit suggestions for nominations for officer positions to the Board Development Committee.

Article IV Section 1: Election of Officers

Beginning with elections held at the annual Assembly in the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2006, or at any adjournment thereof, the Delegates to the Assembly shall elect the following Officers: a President, one or more Vice Presidents, a Secretary, a Treasurer and such other Officers as the Assembly may from time to time deem advisable.

a.) All elected Officers shall be Directors. The same person may be elected to more than one office, except that the same person shall not hold the offices of the President and Secretary.

b.) Election Process:

The Board of Directors of the American Ethical Union shall elect among themselves, a president, vice president, secretary and treasurer at the first meeting of board after the annual assembly business meeting.

c.) Voting Rights: Only the Delegates representing Societies and Affiliated Organizations as defined in ARTICLE II, Section 7, shall cast ballots in the election and each Society shall have one (1) ballot for each vote to which it is entitled.

d.) Balloting: The candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected. 

c.) Voting Rights: Only the Society Representative representing Societies and Affiliated Organizations as defined in ARTICLE II, Section 7, shall cast ballots in the election and each Society shall have one (1) ballot for each vote to which it is entitled.

d.) Balloting: The candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected.