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WPCNJ Annual Meeting - Call to Action

WPCNJ Annual Meeting 

Tuesday, May 17th | 6:00PM-9:00PM
Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

There is no cost to attend but registration is required.

*Please note- only members in good standing can vote at the Annual Meeting 

2016 Nominating Committee Report
Submitted by Nominating Sub-Committee: Jeanne Fox, Esq. (Convenor), Elizabeth Murray, Rosemary Bernardi 
and Sharon Weiner, Esq.
*New Board Members (highlighted)
Tai Cooper (D) Essex - Spokesperson and policy advisor to Newark Mayor Ras Baraka
Judith Fenelus (D) Passaic - Chief of Staff to Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter
Patricia Teffenhart (D) Monmouth- Executive Director NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Deirdre Woodbryne (R) Bergen - Prior affiliation with Bergen County Clerk, Board of Chosen Freeholders, Executive Director Irish Network USA

Proposed By-law Changes - Call To Action

Article XIII - Standing Committees -
Section 3 - Bylaws Subcommittee:
There shall be a Bylaws Subcommittee which shall be responsible for reviewing the Bylaws and drafting proposed amendments or revisions to the Bylaws. The Bylaws Subcommittee shall present  proposed amendments or revisions to the Bylaws to the Board of Directors for its review
and revisions, if any, prior to presenting the to the Conference Planning Committee for inclusion in the Call to the General Conference or the WPCNJ Board prior to the call of the Board for a recommendation to amend the bylaws. The Chair shall be appointed by the President.
Article XVI - Amendments
These Bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds (2/3) vote in the affirmative of members present at a meeting of the General Conference, provided that a copy of any proposed amendment shall have been sent to the members at least 30 days prior to said meeting.
The WPCNJ Board may recommend amendments to these bylaws to be enacted at a time other than the General Conference at the call of the Board in accordance with the following:
- the amendments must be ratified by a two-thirds (2/3) vote in the affirmative of those members in good standing who have voted;
- voting may take place either in person or electronically as the notice from the Board permits;
- amendments must be sent to the members in good standing along with the notice by the Board of proposed bylaws amendments no less than 30 days in advance of the date of the vote; and
- the amendments and notice of bylaws amendments must be sent to the members in good standing via electronic mail unless otherwise requested by the member.
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