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11/04/2010

News - Motion To Change the DADD Constitution and By-Laws (regional info)


Motion:

To Change Regional Member to Regional Representative throughout Constitution and By-Laws.

Article V, Section 3: A.; Article V, Section 5: D.; and Article VI, Section 2

Policies and Procedures

A. Board of Directors

12. Geographical Distribution

Currently reads:

Five members of the Board come from designated geographical areas to avoid area bias.  All five are fully responsible for and to the total membership.  Each may be able to contribute special knowledge and unique talents to the Board and may be appointed to serve on standing and/or ad hoc committees and may reflect unusual regional insight.  Thus while the individuals elected to these represent the total DADD membership, they also have regional responsibilities related to information-sharing, recruitment, monitoring and development.  Specific responsibilities may include:

  1. support regional conference development activities;
  2. support and assist in developing new subdivisions;
  3. help monitor and provide support for subdivisions;
  4. act as regional liaison to the Board of Directors

Proposed changes (in bold):

12. Geographical Distribution

Five members of the Board come from designated geographical areas to avoid area bias.  All five are fully responsible for and to the total membership, but have special responsibilities to division members within their region.  Each may be able to contribute special knowledge and unique talents to the Board and may be appointed to serve on standing and/or ad hoc committees and may reflect unusual regional insight.  Thus while the individuals elected to these represent the total DADD membership, they also have regional responsibilities related to information-sharing, recruitment, monitoring and development.  Specific responsibilities may include:

  1. support regional conference development activities;
  2. support and assist in developing new subdivisions within their region;
  3. help monitor and provide support for subdivisions within their region;
  4. assist in membership recruitment and retention within their region;
  5. act as regional liaison to the Board of Directors
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