PROPOSED BY LAW CHANGES 2021
The Board proposes that the bylaws of Twin City Track Club, Inc. be amended as described below. Instructions for online voting will be emailed to primary members no later than April 25, 2021 and voting will remain open through May 2, 2021.
Add trail racing to Section 1a of Article II Objects:
a. Promoting and encouraging amateur running, including training, road racing, track and cross country, trail running, and recreational exercise.
Add as new Article III (all subsequent articles increase by 1):ARTICLE III MISSION:
It is the mission of Twin City Track Club, Inc. to inspire and support all runners in our community.Add definitions to Article IV Basic Policies (previously Article III):
1. Non-commercial means not having a commercial objective; not intended to make a profit for or provide income to any member, officer, director, other individual, or entity other than the Club.
2. Non-sectarian means not involving or relating to a specific religious sect or political group
3. Non-partisan means not biased, especially toward any particular political groupAdd Section 4 to Article VI (previously Article V):Section 4. BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES
. The Board, including all officers and directors, is entrusted by the members to carry out the mission and objects for which the Corporation is organized. The board:
a. Provides fiduciary, legal, and strategic oversight, and guides the organization by adopting sound, ethical policies.
b. Reviews all information provided by the President or the Board, as the case may be, and participates in all scheduled board meetings, unless excused for an absence.
c. Ensures the Corporation has adequate resources and financial sustainability, which requires fundraising support and engagement by all directors.
d. Holds itself and the organization accountable for its on-going commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as follows:
i. Diversity is pursued by promoting equity and inclusion in the organization.
ii. Equity ensures that people of marginalized identities have the opportunity to join, contribute, and provide leadership to the Corporation, regardless of their identity.
iii. Inclusion is the culture of actively incorporating the contribution and participation of all people.
e. Serves as ambassadors for the organization, and board members serve on committees as outlined in these Bylaws or as appointed by the President or the Board, as the case may be.
f. Recruits candidates for board service.
g. Delegates duties provided for in these bylaws to race directors, club members and committees provided that the Board maintains oversight of such activities.Correct spelling of word "make" in ARTICLE VII: DUTIES OF OFFICERS, Section III Treasurer:
… and shall make
a full report at the annual meeting.
Full text of the proposed new Bylaws can be found in the pdf file below.
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