ALCTS would like to thank voters who voted on the recent special ballot to amend the ALCTS Bylaws. The Bylaws changes were approved by the ALCTS membership by an overwhelming margin: YES 461 and NO 18.
As indicated in the bylaws ballot announcement of September 19, 2003 and with the
The following is a brief summary of the changes.
Article VI. Nominations and Elections
Article VII. Officers
Article VIII. Board of Directors.
The voting members of the Board now include the chairs of the three committees who are represented on the Board: Organization and Bylaws, Planning, and Budget and Finance. The only two remaining non-voting members of the Board are the ALCTS Newsletter Online editor and the Executive Director.
The Executive Committee is expanded by one new member, the Executive Director.
Language specific to the Organization and Bylaws Committee was removed in favor of less restrictive language establishing standing committees.
Article XIV. Publications