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  1. Facts: An Officer has a first term under title "Officer". For the second term the title is "Officer" for the first half of the 2nd term and changed to "Y Officer" for the second half of the 2nd term (changed due to bylaws). The officer runs for election 6 months before the end of the 2nd term in office. The bylaws specify that "an officer" (general language not specifying title) is limited to 2 terms and has to wait a period of years before running again. The nominating committee did not invalidate the candidate to run for office at a convention. Meanwhile a bylaw proposal to make "Officer" and "Y Officer" (specific titles) to be considered a new/different position for term limit purposes did not pass and was voted down. The organization is still under the old bylaws that state "an officer" (general language) is limited to 2 terms. As of Jan 1 the person is now in a '3rd term' as "an officer" ; but a second term as "Y Officer" (half of first term counts as one full term under RONR, and this year starting the second term as "Y Officer") . Is this a continuing breach of bylaws that "an officer" is limited to two terms that may be challenged under RONR procedures or did the nominating committee at the time of convention / election somehow make it decided ok ? My thought is that "an officer" is now in a 3rd term and it is a continuing breach. My position is that the nominating committee didn't invalidate the candidate but that doesn't change that the 2nd term of "an officer" ended Dec 31 2015. Further that even if the convention accepted the candidate to run that does not change that the person is not qualified under the bylaws to hold the position because the bylaws are the old bylaws. Please share with me if you disagree / agree with my position that this is a continuing breach that may be challenged under RONR.
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