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Re: IAC...Contrary to Bylaws?

My point was only to keep us off dead end roads.

Yes, it does seem the Exec. Committee or Board has extraordinary powers.

>O.k., I was wrong, then about the WSM happenings. Guess I goofed.
>   Your Number 2 point - the local societies have nothing to do with
>voting on AHS amendments. Only AHS members do. The article clearly
>states that a mail-in vote is an option. The point I have tried to make
>is that the Exec. Board has ignored this option, and the Bylaws state a
>2/3 vote is necessary to pass. Is that a 2/3 vote of the ENTIRE
>membership, or only those that can attend the National Convention? The
>article isn't clear on this matter.
>  Your Number 3 point hits the nail on the head. The Exec. Board can
>stop any amendment from coming to a vote.  But if it's an amendment they
>DO want, they also have found, in the loophole of Article XII, a way to
>keep the majority of AHS members from being allowed to vote on
>amendments -  if less than 1/8 of the total membership (500 out of 4000)
>attends the convention.  This way they can be more assured of getting
>amendments passed without a 2/3 majority of the ENTIRE membership vote.
>  I hope this has clarified my view. 
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