Bylaws: Article XI


These bylaws may be amended, repealed, or altered in whole or in part. Amendments to the Bylaws may be proposed to the membership by the Council, or may originate from a committee or the membership. In the latter case, notice of the proposed amendment must be proposed in writing to the Council by five Full or International Members of the Society at least ninety days prior to an annual meeting. In either case, written notice of the proposed amendent, including a copy of the proposed amendment shall be delivered to the last recorded address of each Member at least thirty days prior to the date of the annual meeting. The proposed amendment shall be adopted upon the approval of a two-thirds majority of Voting Members voting on such proposed amendment. Voting Members may vote on the proposed amendment by either (i) secret ballot delivered to every Voting Member, provided that such Voting Members' votes are delivered to the Society within thirty days of Voting Members' receipt of such secret ballot, or (ii) in person at the annual meeting, notices of which shall contain an announcement of the proposed amendment. Proposed amendments may be transmitted electronically to the last recorded electronic mail address (“Email Address”) of each Voting Member, which shall constitute written notice.


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