Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences

National MANRRS Call for Constitution and Bylaws Amendments


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MANRRS Call for Amendments

Submission Deadline: February 21, 2020 - 5:00 PM EST

In preparation for the Annual Business Meeting and Leadership Forum, taking place on Saturday, April 4, we request proposed amendments to the Constitution and/or Bylaws.

Download Amendment Form

According to the Constitution, Article X, Amendments

  • Section 1. Amendments to this constitution may be proposed by any two (2) members in good standing of the Society.

  • Section 2. Proposed amendments shall be in written form prescribed by the Executive Committee.

  • Section 3. Proposed amendments shall be submitted to the National Secretary at least 30 days prior to the annual meeting for review and recommendations for disposition by the Executive Committee.

  • Section 4. Ratification of a proposed amendment to the constitution at the annual meeting shall require a three-fourths (3/4) affirmative vote of the chapter delegates, Graduate Student Members, and Professional Members in good standing who are present for the vote.

  • Section 5. Ratification of a proposed amendment submitted to the Society’s membership by mail shall require a three-fourths (3/4) affirmative vote on the ballots returned and received before the due date.

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