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Hello, I'm a member of a small/medium organization that functions with a general membership that has voting privileges, which has two assemblies per year, and an elected board of directors (nominated and elected by the membership) that meets monthly. There are a couple provisions in the bylaws which have made me curious, I will paste them in quotations below. "Meetings of members: The order of business may be altered or suspended at any meeting by a majority vote of the members present. The usual parliamentary rules (using Robert’s Rules of Order Revised) shall govern all debates, wh
I'm an employee of a student union incorporated under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (CNCA) (https://laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/c-7.75/FullText.html), and every year we hold an "Annual Ratification Meeting" of members, the purpose of which is to officially elect new directors and officers who have already been "elected" by students through public elections, and referred to the meeting based on this. Our bylaws state that this meeting is not to occur after May 1 of a given year, and that quorum is 35 in person, 50 including proxy votes. Unfortunately, due to coronavirus, even thoug