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The following administrative powers were (strangely) included in our 501c3's new/first Bylaws earlier this year. We are a public middle school PTO. Only the 5th/last of these seems reasonable to me. Policies -- Seek input and approval of school administration on all matters. Funding -- Fundraising efforts beyond dues must be approved by administration. Elections of Executive Committee -- Filling mid year vacancies requires administration approval. Special Meetings -- Administration may, on his/her own, call a special meeting. Treasurer Duties
Our bylaws state, “Voting by proxy and/or absentee ballot is prohibited.” And— “ARTICLE XV: AMENDMENTS These PTA bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds (%) vote of the members present and voting, a quorum having been met, at any general membership meeting, provided that these requirements have been complied with” Can the executive board and membership vote on bylaws amendments via email?
Guest posted a topic in General DiscussionBylaws of my PTA state that the term of office of a committee chair is one year or until the selection of a successor. The term for new chairs begins on July 1. Our bylaws also permit chairs to be appointed for additional terms. When July 1 passed, our PTA President removed all the old chairs from the board listserve and informed the chairs that their positions ended on June 30 after serving for one year. However, no new chairs have been appointed yet and it is July 17. Do you think the President was following the bylaws? Do you think the President should have removed the chairs from