Bylaw Amendment: Section 8.2

The Secretariat is proposing the following amendment to the Constitution and By-Laws:
Current Language: 8.2 Amendment. The TDNEGA Policies and Practices may be amended by a quorum of 2/3 of the voting membership at any Secretariat meeting.
Proposed Language:  8.2 Amendment. The TDNEGA Policies and Practices may be amended by a 2/3 majority vote.

The current language means that a quorum of 2/3 of the voting members must be present to amend the Policies & Practices, and a majority vote would be required for its adoption under Robert's Rules of Order. The Secretariat intended to require a 2/3 majority vote to amend the Policies & Practices. Voting members are defined in Section 7.7.1 and quorum is defined in Section 7.7.2. 

The Secretariat will vote on this amendment in their regular monthly meeting on May 20, 2018.  Please email your questions/concerns to no later than May 19, 2018.

Wayne Kwiatkowski