The following by law change proposal will be voted on at the November 7, 2019 BCAO General Meeting
PROPOSED BY LAW CHANGE TO ARTICLE 8.01 AND ADDITION OF 8.06
CHANGE: Wording in by law 8.01 (Composition of Executive Board) AND addition of by law 8.06 (attendance)
REASON: To create a finite number of board seats and to eliminate positions of those who no longer wish to serve.
PROPOSAL SUBMITTED BY: BCAO By Law Committee with support from Executive Board
Upon approval, this change would be effective August 1, 2020. A vote for at large positions will be held at the association’s May 2020 annual meeting.
CURRENT BY LAW
SECTION 8.01 - COMPOSITION. The Executive Board shall be composed of the officers of this Association, the immediate past president, the BPAA Director from Ohio, one designated member from every local association and one designated member from the Independent Members, the designated member selected by the local association and all past presidents of the BCAO; who have a corporate or proprietary interest (Proprietary interest is as defined by the BPAA) in a member bowling center and are regular, active designated representatives of a member bowling establishment shall be a member of the Executive Board with full voting rights and up to 3 at-large directors to be named by the executive board who will not require corporate proprietary interest in a member establishment, but will receive voting rights (minimum board size of 16). The immediate past president of the BCAO shall serve as Chairman of the Executive Board.
SECTION 8.01 - COMPOSITION.The Executive Board shall be composed of the officers of this Association, the BPAA Director from Ohio, all past presidents of the Association and 8 At Large positions. The at large positions will first be offered to the active local associations within the state. Any remaining at large board seat(s) will be filled by a general membership election at the Annual Meeting. Each of these board members must have a corporate or proprietary interest (Proprietary interest is as defined by the BPAA) in a member bowling center. The immediate past president shall serve as Chairman of the Executive Board. The minimum board size is 16.
Terms for elected at large seats will be 2 years. Should a vacancy in an at large position occur, the executive board will elect a replacement for the unexpired term by a majority vote. Positions filled by the executive board will not require proprietary interest.
The Executive Director of the association shall maintain a roster and an exact number of board members at all times. Past Presidents and at large positions may be forfeited by the member/association holding the seat. Vacated positions may be re-applied for, pending approval from the Executive Board, however, seats vacated by Past Presidents will not be re-appointed.
SECTION 8.06 - ATTENDANCE. Should a board member be absent for two consecutive board meetings, their board seat will be forfeited. Exceptions can be made at the chairman’s discretion.
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