New Proposed Bylaws and the Highlights 

Dear NCPMI Members,

The last few months a team of volunteers encompasses of Board members reopened the 2014 bylaws to review and update the pertinent articles.  The Board and PMI reviewed and approved the proposed changes.

As per “Article XII – Amendments, Section 1”, amendment voting, calls for, the members to have access to the document at least thirty days prior to the vote.  

Scroll down to download the new proposed bylaws.  Below are the highlights of the key articles amended in the 2017 Bylaws version.  

Article II

Section 1

Suggested that the Board of Directors be referred to as “Board of Officers

Article V

Section 1

Changed the following titles from: 

·         Executive Vice President  to “President Elect

·         Vice President, Finance and Administration toVice President, Finance, Governance and Policy

Article V

Section 2

Describe the requirements to run for an office position: 

“To run for President-Elect, one is required to be a current elected officer and has served on the board for at least one year immediately prior to the election, and be recommended by at least two elected active officers and two members in good standing of PMI® and of the NCPMI Chapter.

To run for Vice President, one is required to be a current elected officer or appointed director of the NCPMI Board for at least one year immediately prior to the election, and be recommended by at least one active officer, before being considered for a Board position.

If a candidate for an office position has not met the stated requirements and there are no other qualified Chapter members willing to serve, the nominating committee may, with the approval of the current President, waive this requirement.”

Article V

Section 3

Summarized the role description of the President

Article V

Section 4

Summarized the role description of the President Elect

Article V

Section 5

Summarized the role description of the Immediate Past President

Article V

Section 6

Summarized the role description of the Vice President, Finance, Governance and Policy

Article V

Section 7

Summarized the role description of the Vice President, Membership

Article V

Section 8

Summarized the role description of the Vice President, Programs

Article V

Section 9

Summarized the role description of the Professional Development

Article V

Section 10

Summarized the role description of the Vice President, Certifications

Article V

Section 11

Summarized the role description of the Vice President, Communications and Technology

Article V

Section 13

New role to replace the “Board Secretary” and updated role description: “Director Administration / Secretary”

Article V

Section 16

Updated content:  “The Board may conduct its business by teleconference, email or other legally acceptable means so long as a physical quorum and presence are maintained while voting.”

Article VI

Section 3

Amended

Article VII

Section 3

New section:  “Title of Community of Practice

Upon approval by the Board, the naming of the Community of Practice can be changed.”

Article XII

Section 1

Clarified how the bylaws can be amended:

 ”These bylaws can be amended by a two-thirds (2/3) affirmative vote of the membership in good standing, conducted by electronic ballot or a special meeting in person or annual meeting, with the requisite quorum. The members will have at least thirty days to complete the ballot or advance notice of such meeting to vote. The notice of any amendments (and supporting material) must be provided to the membership electronically via email (and other means if possible) at least thirty days prior to the vote.

The quorum required for both electronic or in person voting will be 10% of the overall eligible membership, in accordance with Section 5 of Article IX, as determined at the time the ballot is issued. 

If the intended meeting or received voted electronic ballot count of the membership does not meet 10% quorum requirement, the amendments may be re-issued for voting to the membership electronically with a thirty days notice to complete the ballot. The number of member’s electronic ballots received in response to the re-issue will constitute a quorum.”

pdf ByLaws 2017 Board Approved on 10 02 2017 Final (732 KB)

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