Resolution 2012-4 of the Real Estate Council of Alberta

At its meeting on April 4, 2012 Council passed a motion to approve the following amendment to the Bylaws for the election of Chair-Elect:

Officers of Council

Amend 5(3) to read as follows:

5(3)      For the purposes of (2) above regarding the election of the Chair-Elect, the following rules of procedure will apply:

(a) Any member of Council who wishes to stand for election to the position of Chair-Elect, shall declare their intention to the executive director by e-mail at least 30 days prior to the meeting of Council at which time the Chair-Elect will be elected by Council;

(b) The executive director shall, as soon as practical following the deadline for receipt of declarations, notify all Council members of the names of the individuals who have declared their intention to stand for election to the position of Chair-Elect.

(c) A member of Council who has declared their intention to stand for election to the position of Chair-elect, may withdraw their name at any time prior to the election by notifying the executive director by e-mail and the executive director shall notify all Council members as soon as practical;

(d) Prior to voting at the meeting of the election each candidate will be given the opportunity to address the members of Council or if not present, may write an announcement to be read by the Chair of Council;

(e) A member of Council does not have to be present at the meeting to be elected to the position of Chair-Elect;

(f) If the result of the election is a tie vote, each individual who is a candidate for the position of Chair-Elect will be given an opportunity to address the members of Council, without further comment or question from any of the other members of Council, before a second vote is conducted; and,

(g) If there is a tie after a second vote is conducted, using the same procedure outlined in (f) above, Council will conduct as many votes as are necessary until such time as the tie is broken.

Amend 5(4) to read as follows:
5(4)      For the purposes of (2) above regarding election of the Chair, the following rules of procedure will apply:

(a) The member of Council does not have to be present at the meeting to be elected to the position of Chair; and

(b ) The Chair-elect will be deemed elected to the position of Chair.

 

 

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