Chapter Bylaws - Proposed Amendments


We are proposing the following amendments to our Chapter's Constitution, which will be voted on by a two-thirds quorum of paid dues members at its March 12 Chapter Meeting.


Article III - Membership, Section 2 currently reads "Application for membership must be in writing and accompanied by a check for the annual dues."

We propose the change to read "Application for membership must be accompanied by payment for the annual dues."

Article V - Executive Committee, Section 2 currently reads "The Executive Committee shall include the following elected officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations Director, Membership Director and Programming Director. Additionally, the Chapter will appoint an Assembly Delegate and Alternate Delegate who may attend meetings of the Executive Committee."

We propose the change to read "The Executive Committee shall include the following elected officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations Director, Membership Director and Programming Director, who will serve June 1 to May 31. Additionally, the Executive Committee will appoint an Assembly Delegate and Alternate Delegate who may attend meetings of the Executive Committee."

Article VI - Duties of Officers, Section 6 currently reads "The Public Relations Director shall produce the Chapter newsletter on a regular basis throughout the school year and produce or oversee the Chapter website; if the Executive Committee determines one or both tools will be used."

We propose the change to read "The Public Relations Director shall produce and/or oversee the Chapter communication tools on a regular basis throughout the school year."

Article VI, Section 8 currently reads "The Assembly Delegate shall be elected by majority vote of the Chapter at a regular meeting when a quorum is present and represent the organization at the annual Assembly of the Public Relations Student Society of America."

We propose the change to read "The Assembly Delegate shall be appointed and represent the organization at the annual Assembly of the Public Relations Student Society of America.