Bylaw Amendment 10
Department: SARM Bylaws
WHEREAS the SARM currently has four bylaws in place including a bylaw with respect to SARM membership, a bylaw with respect to the election and appointment of officer, a bylaw with respect to the Board of Directors, and a bylaw with respect to conventions;
WHEREAS there may be an instance where a Board Member, for a variety of reasons, is unable to or does not fulfill the duties of the position;
WHEREAS there is no reference made to “incapacitation”, which is an instance where, due to illness, accident, or other circumstances a Board Member is not able to fulfill the duties of the position, in the current bylaws;
WHEREAS there is no provision in the current bylaws that allows for the disqualification of a Board Member if they are absent from a number of Board Meetings which impacts their ability to perform the duties of the position;
BE IT RESOLVED that the current SARM bylaws be updated to include provisions that a Board Member is disqualified from the Board if they are incapacitated or absent from all Board Meetings held during any period of three consecutive months during which at least two Board Meetings were held, starting with the date that the first meeting is missed, unless the absence is authorized by resolution of the Board.