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Membership Vote Called on Bylaws Revisions

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U.S. Army
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The Association of the U.S. Army’s Council of Trustees is recommending several bylaws changes, subject to a general membership vote, that include renaming the council to become a board of directors and limiting the size of the board to between 11 and 15 people.

A vote by AUSA’s general membership to ratify bylaws changes is required by Article XI of the existing bylaws.

To vote on the changes, click here: https://www.ausa.org/ausa-bylaws-vote-2019

To review the draft bylaws, click here: https://www.ausa.org/sites/default/files/AUSA-Proposed-Bylaws-2019.pdf

The bylaws changes were recommended by the Advisory Board of Directors’ Standing Bylaws Committee.

In addition to converting trustees into a board of directors and setting a range for the number of board members, the recommended revisions are:

  • The board chairman and deputy chairman would be elected from the board of directors by their fellow directors.
  • The president of the association and region presidents will serve during their terms as ex officio, non-voting members of the board of directors.
  • References to state organizations will be removed from the bylaws, and other sections of the bylaws will be edited and updated.