Annual Business Meetings Standing Rules

as Adopted October 4, 1994 in San Diego, California (revised 19Oct2011)

ARTICLE I – Meeting Agenda

Section I. Agenda for Annual Business Meeting shall be posted prior to meeting.

ARTICLE II – Amendments to the By-Laws

Section 1. Proposed amendments to the By-Laws shall be submitted in writing to the Secretary at least thirty (30) days prior to reunion. Proposed amendments will be made available to membership prior to Annual Business Meeting.

ARTICLE III- Conduct of Business Meeting

Section 1. The conduct of the meeting shall be guided by Roberts Rules of Order.

Section 2. A Parliamentarian may be appointed by the President to advise him when needed.

Final interpretation and decision will rest with the President.

Section 3. During the Business Meeting, members wanting to speak must first be recognized. Members so recognized shall use microphones in order to be heard by all members present.

ARTICLE IV – Published

Section I. Rules of Order shall be retained by all officers and made available to the membership prior to Annual Business Meetings.

ARTICLE V – Voting For Future Sites

Section 1. If no presented site received a majority vote, the site receiving the least vote shall be eliminated and a new vote shall be taken. This procedure shall continue until one site receives a majority.