FAEOPP members have had ten (10) days to review the proposed amendments.
Voting opens on October 27 and will remain open for until November 30.
When voting opens you will approve or disapprove the proposed amendments to the FAEOPP Constitution.
The results will be available to membership on December 5.
Voting on the proposed amendments is limited only to Florida TRIO staff with paid FAEOPP memberships. On October 27, members will receive an email invitation with a link specific to their email address. If you or your program does not hold a membership. Below are the guidelines for amending the constitution.
ARTICLE XII CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
The Executive Board shall initiate the proposal to amend this Constitution by recommendation of the Constitution, Bylaws & Parliamentary Procedures Committee or any voting member.
The proposed amendments shall be certified to the Secretary at least 45 days before action is expected. The Secretary shall make such certified proposed amendments available to the membership at least 30 days before expected action and no vote shall be taken until at least 10 days after copies have been made available to the membership.
If a proposal to amend is initiated by an individual, it shall be accompanied by a petition signed by at least five Active or Associate members.
If a proposal to amend is initiated by the Constitution, Bylaws & Parliamentary Procedures Committee, it shall be accompanied by the minutes from the meeting indicating the vote of the committee.
The Constitution shall be amended (1) at The Association’s duly called annual meeting or by mail (paper or electronic). In the first instance, a simple majority of registered and eligible members at such a meeting is required to pass a proposed amendment. If done by mail (paper or electronic), a simple majority of all eligible members returning ballots is required.