2020 proposed Amendment to the Ohio Chapter UPMA Bylaws
Submitter: Jordan M Davenport
Date: March 28, 2020
To amend the Ohio Chapter UPMA Bylaws Article XIII by adding a sentence
When preparing for roll call votes to be cast on elections, amendments, etc., at the National Convention, the vote shall be taken by paper ballot at the annual Chapter Convention.
Beginning November 1, 2019 prior to voting on National issues the chapter will decide by vote whether they will vote by block or percentage. This vote shall determine how the Chapter’s authorized votes will be cast at the National Convention by the Chapter President.
The results of the votes shall be recorded by the National Officer present at the convention, as well as in the official minutes of the Chapter convention. The National Officer and the Chapter President must send the results to the National Office within ten (10) days of the conclusion of the Chapter convention. On the issue of elections, the Chapter’s official vote must be taken at the Chapter convention in the year that the election will take place at the National convention. Amended 6/2019
Add the following sentence
In the event there are issues presented at the national convention that were not considered at the chapter convention that require a roll-call vote, this Ohio Chapter authorizes the attending members of the Ohio Chapter Executive Committee to decide how the votes are to be cast.