On Wednesday, December 15, a community vote was taken on changes to the LHENA bylaws. Members unanimously approved the following slate of changes:
Proposal to add new sections:
Sec 3.06 Voting in the Annual Meeting election will include multiple methods to enhance participation. This will include in-person and electronic voting. Voting will begin upon conclusion of board candidate presentations and remain open for a period of 7 calendar days.
Sec 5.10 A board member may serve a maximum of six consecutive years on the board of directors.
Sec 5.11 Members may self-nominate to declare candidacy or nominate another member for the board of directors on the floor of the Annual Meeting or in advance using LHENA’s board candidate application process.
Proposal to eliminate the following sections:
Sec 3.04 Voting members must vote in person; voting by proxy is prohibited.
Sec. 8.02 The Board of Directors shall appoint one or more members of the Board to act as liaison for each committee. All Directors shall serve on a minimum of one committee.
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