Notice of Proposed Constitution and Bylaw Amendments
January 13, 2020
Important Message to all WCTA Members,
The Annual General Meeting of the Western Canada Turfgrass Association (WCTA) will take place on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 at 11:30am in the Whistler Ballroom of the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond, BC.
Proposed changes to the Constitution and Bylaws must be circulated to the membership 21 days prior to the AGM.
Aside from usual association business, WCTA members will be asked to vote on two Special Resolutions to the WCTA Constitution and Bylaws at the upcoming AGM (proxy votes are not permitted).
One of these Special Resolutions is a housekeeping item while the other is designed to ensure that anyone putting their name forward for a Director position, has done so at least 30 days in advance of the AGM.
WESTERN CANADA TURFGRASS ASSOCIATION
SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS TO THE FEBRUARY 12, 2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The following Special Resolutions are being proposed as revisions to the WCTA Constitution and Bylaws that were last amended May 16, 2018.
Each Special Resolution noted below is being put forward by the Board of Directors and will be presented by President Travis Olson.
Special Resolutions shall be voted on and must be passed by a 75% majority of the votes cast by voting members present at the General Meeting.
RESOLUTION #1. BYLAWS: DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, DUTIES AND PROCEEDINGS
BE IT RESOLVED to strike 184.108.40.206 and amend 220.127.116.11 as both have been satisfied:
4.1.1 The management of the association shall be vested in a Board of Directors consisting of elected Directors as listed, plus the Past President:
18.104.22.168 Vice President
22.214.171.124 Seven (7) Directors-at-Large for 2015-2016
126.96.36.199 Six (6) Directors-at-Large for 2016-2017 and forward
RESOLUTION #2. BYLAWS: DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, DUTIES AND PROCEEDINGS
BE IT RESOLVED to add 188.8.131.52 for director nomination deadline:
4.1.1 The management of the association shall be vested in a Board of Directors.
4.1.3 Each Director’s term of office is two years from the AGM of election to the 2nd AGM thereafter.
184.108.40.206 The President, Vice President and two Directors-at-large shall normally be elected in odd years. Four Directors-at-large shall be normally elected in even years.
220.127.116.11 Director nominations will close 30 days prior to the AGM.