Bylaws Committee

Next Meeting
AEA Bylaws Committee Meeting
October 20 at 5:00 P.M. 
1340 W Northern Lights Kaladi Bros

The Bylaws Committee will be meeting to discuss several components of our AEA Bylaws, in order to have amendments ready by Policy Assembly November 12. The Bylaws will require some amendments to better reflect compliance with our NEA-AK and NEA bylaws. Such amendments may include changes:

1. Clarifying minority representation,
2. Reducing Standing Committee detailed descriptions, 
3. Adjusting 2 year terms to 3 year term limits on all positions
4. Renaming Faculty Representatives as Building Representatives

If you are interested in proposing amendments to the AEA Bylaws, or have concerns about the above possible amendment topics, please come to the next Bylaw Committee meeting or contact Marnie Hartill, Tom Klaameyer, or Brinna Wojtalewicz.


Chairperson(s): Marnie Hartill & Tom Klaameyer
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The Bylaws Committee reviews the present Bylaws document and presents changes that they, the Board of Directors, or the Representative Council deems necessary. The Bylaws Committee is available to assist a member(s) in proposed bylaws changes. Bylaws may be amended in one of three ways: 

Proposed bylaw changes must be presented to one Representative Council and is voted upon at the next Representative Council meeting. An affirmative vote of a two-thirds (2/3) majority of those representatives present shall be necessary for adoption.  

Proposed bylaw changes may also be voted upon at Policy Assembly. Proposals must be submitted to the President and shared with all members no later than 15 days before the meeting of Policy Assembly. An affirmative vote of a two-thirds (2/3) majority of those voting shall be necessary for adoption.  

Probable bylaw changes may be voted upon by a general membership vote. Members must have received written notice of the proposed changes at least 30 days before the vote. An affirmative vote of two-thirds (2/3) of those casting ballots are necessary for adoption. 

The Bylaws Committee meets on an as-needed basis.