AMHA Bylaw Amendments

October 22nd, 2018

The following Bylaw Amendments were made by the AMHA Board of Directors at the Third Quarter Meeting held on September 8, 2018.

2.10 […Notices of annual meetings shall identify (by Region name number and states or areas included in each) the Regions which are to elect Directors at the meeting…]

2.14 […The Executive Director shall cause the Approved Ballot Form and Approved Proxy Form to be provided  mailed with the notice of such meeting to all members entitled to vote at any meeting of the members…]
Moved by C. Fletcher, Second by T. Sturm
Passed by roll call. V. Bennett voting no.

2.15 [Mailing of Solicitation Material: The Executive Director, upon request from any member in good standing, shall forthwith provide:

(a) The membership list, including the membership list as of a record date necessary for the solicitation of nominating petitions or the solicitation of ballot votes and

(b) A copy of the Approved Ballot Form.

2.15 [Provision of Solicitation Material: The Executive Director, upon request from any member in good standing, shall forthwith provide the membership list as of a record date necessary for the solicitation of nominating petitions or the solicitation of ballot votes.

3.3 [Tabulation List: The Executive Director shall furnish to the Tabulating Agent a list of all members to whom ballots are available. who are entitled to vote at the meeting and to whom ballots are mailed.]

4.7 [Vacancies: In the position of Director shall not be filled unless the Director whose office has become vacant was the resident of a Region that has no other Director on the Board. In such case, the vacancy shall be filled in accordance with sections 705 (b) and (c) of the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law….]

4.7 [Vacancies: The filling of any vacancy among directors shall be in accordance with the provisions of Section 705 of the New York Not-For-Profit Corporation Law.]

10.2 [Annual Accounting: On or before the Annual Meeting of members each year, the Executive Director shall distribute to all members entitled to vote a verified financial statement of the assets, liabilities and cash position (including trust funds) of the Corporation as of the end of the preceding fiscal year and a statement of receipts and disbursements for the year then ended, each with comparative figures for the next preceding fiscal year.]

10.2 [Annual Accounting: The Executive Director shall make available to all members at or before the Annual Meeting such concise statement regarding the assets, liabilities and cash position (including trust funds) of the Corporation as of the end of the preceding fiscal year, and a concise statement of receipts and disbursements for that year, as is available at the time of the Annual Meeting. This shall include if available and approved by the board by that Annual Meeting audited financial statements of the Corporation. In any event, audited financial statements shall be made available to all members when approved by the board.]

10.4 [Quarterly Report to Members: Following each meeting of members and each quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director shall provide cause to be mailed to each member or to be published in the official Newsletter and/or The Morgan Horse magazine, or other acceptable media, a summary of all record actions taken at such meetings by the members or the Directors.]

The following Bylaw Amendments will appear on the 2019 Election Ballot for review/approval by the General Membership.

4.6 (b) Notice of Nominees: On or before October 30, the Executive Director shall provide to each Board member and person nominated by such petitions a notice stating the names of all persons who have been nominated for Director and the number of Directors to be elected for each Region.]

4.6 (d) Membership Lists. The Executive Director shall prepare and maintain a list of all members of the Corporation entitled to vote and their addresses including e-mail as of December 31 of the previous year….]

Any questions regarding these Bylaw Amendments should be directed to Executive Director, Carrie J. Mortensen at execdir@morganhorse.com or (802) 985-4944, ext. 201.

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