WHEREAS pursuant to section 84(1) of the Real Estate Act, S.A. 1995, c. R-4.5 (the “Act), the Real Estate Council of Alberta (the “Council) has the power, duty and responsibility to amend or appeal bylaws and rules;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT:
Bylaws 5, 6, and 7 shall be amended by replacing the current wording of these bylaws with the following wording:
5 (1) The officers of the Real Estate Council of Alberta are the Chair, Vice-Chair, Past Chair, and executive director.
5 (2) At the first meeting of the Council after October 31, at which all members of Council are present, the members shall elect a Chair and a Vice-Chair from among the members.
5 (3) At this meeting, subject to his or her consent, the Vice-Chair for the preceding term shall be a nominee for the position of Chair.
5 (4) Following the election of a Chair, the member who held the position of Chair prior to this meeting shall hold the office of Past Chair if that member agrees and is otherwise eligible to be a member of Council.
5 (5) Subject to subsection (6), a member elected as Chair or Vice-Chair, and the Past Chair, holds their office for a one-year term.
5 (6) The Council may, under special circumstances, elect a member as Chair or Vice-Chair, for a second one-year term.
5 (7) In the event a member is elected to the position of Chair for a second term as provided in subsection (5), the term of the member holding the office of Past Chair shall be extended by the same second term if that member agrees and is otherwise eligible to be a member of Council.
5 (8) The effective and expiry dates of terms of members elected as Chair or Vice-Chair, and the Past Chair, shall occur as follows:
(a) all terms shall expire on October 31 of each applicable year and new terms shall be effective on November 1 of each applicable year;
(b) notwithstanding that a member’s term of office has expired, the member shall remain in office until a successor is appointed.
6 (1) The Chair and executive director are ex officio members of all committees.
6 (2) The Chair and executive director shall be non-voting members of all committees unless specified otherwise in the committee terms of reference approved by Council.
7 (1) The Chair shall preside at all Council meetings.
7 (2) When the Chair is absent or unable to act, the Vice-Chair shall discharge all the duties of the Chair
DATED at Jasper, Alberta, this 29th day of May, 2004.