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BROWN & LYNCH POST 9

Post Officers Page 2

Bylaws for Election of Officers

 

ARTICLE VII-NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF POST OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEMEN

 

 
Section 1. A Nominating Committee shall consist of the immediate past Commander, who shall serve as the Chairman thereof, the Chairman of the Membership Committee and the Second Vice Commander. In the event the immediate past Commander is deceased, disabled or otherwise unable to so act, the Adjutant shall serve in lieu thereof and the Chairman of the Membership Committee shall act as the Chairman of the Nominating Committee.

 

Section 2. The Nominating Committee shall, at the regularly scheduled Membership Meeting in May, present a list of not less than one (1) qualified nominee for each elected position. At the regular membership meeting in May, the Commander shall read the Nominating Committee's list of candidates and receive additional nominations from the floor. Subject to confirmation that all nominations made from the floor are qualified, those candidates set forth on the Nominating Committee list and those nominated from the floor at the May meeting shall be candidates for the positions for which they were nominated except where only a single candidate is nominated for whom the Adjutant may cast a single unanimous vote. The names of the candidates for each elected position shall be printed on a ballot for vote at the June meeting of the  Post. No nominee's name may be placed on a ballot without first having secured his willingness to accept the position if elected thereto. Individual nominees for the office of the Post Commander.

 

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Vice Commander, Post Finance Officer, Adjutant or at large Executive Committeeman should have been a member of the Post for at least twenty-four (24) months or have attended Legion College or Legion College extension prior to the June meeting at which the election will be conducted.

 

section 3. The election shall be held during the regularly scheduled Post meeting in June. Absentee Ballots will be provided to the following members upon written request thereby: hospitalized and homebound members, members on active duty in the regular military and Reservists and National Guardsmen on active duty. Absentee Ballots must be received by the post not later than 5:00 P.M. on the date of the election. The Post Judge Advocate shall distribute and collect  Absentee Ballots and shall secure them until the date of the election, whereupon they will be turned over to be counted. The Commander shall appoint three (3) members in good standing to collect and count the ballots on Election Day. None of these individuals may be candidates for any position on the ballot.

 

ARTICLE VIII-MEETINGS

 

Section 1, Regular monthly meetings of the Post shall be held on the Seconded Thursday of the month, at 7:30 o'clock P.M. at the facilities of the Post or such other location as the Executive Committee shall designate, provided written notice of any location other than the facilities of the Post is supplied to each member of the Post at least (10) days in advance of the date therefore. No other Notice shall be required.

 

Section 2. All meetings of the Post shall be conducted under and pursuant to the latest edition of Roberts Rules of Order.

 

Section 3. Three (3) percent + five (5) officers, members in good standing shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any regular or special meeting of the Post.

 

ARTICLE IX-DUES

 

section 1. The Executive Committee shall annually, as soon after -the close of the preceding calcen1dryear as is possible  review the financial situation of the Post. The Executive Committee shall periodically submit a recommendation regarding the amount of dues for future calendar years.

 

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