Call For Constitutional Amendments

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September 13, 2016

Local Constitution Amendments

Article XII of the Local Constitution lays out the process for proposing amendments to the Upper Grand ETFO Constitution.

12.1 A request for amendments to the Local Constitution shall be issued at least 40 school days prior to the Annual Meeting.

12.2 Proposed amendments must be submitted to the Local Constitution Committee at least 30 days prior to the Annual Meeting.

12.3 The Local Constitution Committee shall publish all proposed amendments to the general membership at least 10 days prior to the Annual Meeting.

12.4 The Constitution shall be amended if 60% of the members present at the Annual Meeting vote in favour of the proposed amendment.

Our Fall General Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9, 2016.

Members may submit proposed amendments to the Constitution in writing via email to President Gundi Barbour at any time until October 7, 2016. The Local Constitution Committee will review all proposed changes and publish the proposal to the membership no later than October 27, 2016.

Your Steward should have a copy of the Local Constitution, or you may access a PDF version on our website in the workplace area http://www.ugetfo.ca/resources/local-constitution/

If you have any questions regarding the Constitution or the amendment process, please contact Vice President Krista Pedersen or me at the Orchard Park.

Yours in Federation,

Gundi Barbour

President

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