Proposed Bylaws Amendments for SEA
Monday, September 16, 2019
Posted by: SEA Office
The SEA Bylaws Committee, led by Dr. Michael Sandison, SEA Immediate Past-President and Chairperson of the Bylaws Committee has developed suggested amendments to the SEA Bylaws.
Please click the link below to download a draft of the proposed Bylaws amendments.
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In addition, below is a summary of the proposed amendments and justification by the Bylaws Committee.
Article III – Membership
- Adjusted criteria of “associate membership” for non-physicians and provided a method for associate members to become “active members”.
Justification: These amendments provide clarification on associate membership criteria and allows for associate members that have contributed to the Society the ability to become an active member.
Article IV – Officers
- Adjusted criteria to become an Officer or Committee Chair.
Justification: These amendments provide clarification on who may become an Officer or Committee Chair in SEA. Associate Members can only serve in a leadership position once they have become an Active Member.
These proposed Bylaws amendments are being presented to the SEA membership for a vote at the Fall Business Meeting to be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the Swissotel Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
Please direct any questions on these proposed amendments to Dr. Michael Sandison, SEA Immediate Past-President and Chairperson of the Bylaws Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or Andrew Bronson, CAE, SEA Executive Director at email@example.com.