See Conference Information page to review the proposal submitted for the 2021 AGM.
Per MSA Bylaw Article XVI listed below, amendments to Bylaws may be submitted for consideration during the Annual General Meeting. The Bylaw/Policy Proposal form must be completed in its entirety to be considered.
The deadline for proposal submission for the 2021 AGM is November 25, 2020 @ 4 pm.
AMENDMENT OF ARTICLES AND BYLAWS
Section 1. Proposing Amendments. Any proposed amendment to the articles of
incorporation or bylaws of MSA may be made by: (1) a full member; (2) the council; (3) a
member of the council; (4) the executive director; (5) a committee of MSA; or (6) a
member of a committee of MSA.
Section 2. Advance Notice.
A. Any proposed amendment to the charter or bylaws of MSA must be submitted in
writing to the executive director at least forty-five (45) days in advance of a meeting
at which the amendment is to be considered by no later than 4:00 p.m. Central Time.
B. Each proposed amendment received in compliance with section 2A of this Article
shall be sent in writing by MSA to each member and the council at least 14 days in
advance of the meeting at which the amendment is to be considered.
Section 3. Voting Requirement. Any amendment to the charter or bylaws of MSA requires
a two-thirds vote of the members.
Section 4. Priority. In the event of a conflict between the articles of incorporation and
bylaws of MSA and the articles of incorporation, bylaws, policies, and requirements of the
Federation, the articles, bylaws, policies, and requirements of the Federation govern.
Section 5. Effective Date. Unless otherwise provided, any amendment to the charter or
bylaws of MSA is effective on conclusion of the meeting in which the amendment is