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Resolution:2012 By-laws amendments

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Menu Proposed amendments to the 2012 By-laws
Approved (7–1; 1 abstention) on May 27, 2013. Ratified on Jun 15, 2013.

RESOLVED, that Section 6, Article III of the 2012 By-laws is hereby amended to read as follows:

Voting. Every regular member shall be entitled to one vote, and they may vote either in person or by proxy which shall be in writing, or by registered mail or e-mail and received by the Secretary of the Corporation before the scheduled meeting.”

RESOLVED, that Section 3, Article IV of the 2012 By-laws is hereby amended to read as follows:

Election and Term of Office. Regular elections of Trustees shall be during regular meetings beginning the regular meeting in 2013. All Trustees shall serve for a term of two years which shall begin on July 1, immediately following their election and end on the same day on the second year thereafter, without prejudice to their reelection, or unless sooner terminated or shall have been disqualified in any manner whatsoever.”

RESOLVED, that Section 2, Article V of the 2012 By-laws is hereby amended to read as follows:

Election, Term of Office and Qualifications. The Chairman of the Board; Vice Chairman of the Board; President; Vice President; Secretary; Treasurer shall be elected by and from among the members of the Board of Trustees, to serve for a term of one (1) year beginning July 1 and end on the same day a year after, unless he shall have earlier resigned, or shall have earlier been removed in the manner hereinafter provided. The Secretary shall be a resident and a citizen of the Philippines. The Auditor shall be elected by and among the regular members of the Corporation to serve for a term of one (1) year beginning July 1 and end on the same day a year after, unless he shall have earlier resigned, or shall have earlier been removed in the manner hereinafter provided. Such other officers as may from time to time be elected or appointed by the Board shall hold office for such period, have such authority and perform such duties as are provided in these By-laws or as the Board may determine.”

RESOLVED, that Section 1, Article IX of the 2012 By-laws is hereby amended to read as follows:

Terms of Trustees. For the purpose of implementing Section 3, of Article IV, the original trustees shall continue in office until the July 1, 2013. For the elections that will take place on the regular meeting in 2013, the first four (4) obtaining the highest number of votes shall serve for a term of two (2) years and the remaining three (3) for one (1) year. Thereafter, four (4) trustees shall be elected during odd number-ending years, while five (5) trustees shall be elected during even-ending years.”

RESOLVED FURTHER, that pursuant to Section 1, Article IX of the 2012 By-laws, these amendments must be approved by two-thirds (⅔) of all the members of the Board of Trustees and a majority vote of regular members of the Corporation.