Proposals & Amendments

Bylaw amendments shall be ratified at the Annual General Meeting or upon convocation of a special General Meeting. Bylaws shall be amended by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the voting membership in good standing present.
Amendments may be proposed by the Board, or by members in good standing and submitted to the Board by emailing at least thirty (30) calendar days before the General Meeting.

All amendments must be consistent with IIBA® Bylaws and the policies, procedures, rules and directives established by the IIBA® Board of Directors, as well as with the Chapter’s Charter with IIBA®.

The Board shall present all duly proposed amendments to the membership. Notice of all proposed changes shall be sent in writing to the membership at least fifteen (15) calendar days before such meeting.

Recommended Bylaw Change for 2020 AGM

The IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter Board of Directors proposes the following change to “By-law 6 - Directors and Officers”:

  1. Section 3: Removal of the President Elect role from the Election Rotation schedule.

  2. Section 4: Add “At the Board’s authority, the presidency term may be extended should more time be required to nominate a candidate for President Elect. Likewise, should the presidency cycle end early, the Board has the authority to move to replace by restarting the cycle.”

See further details on the proposed by-law change.

IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter members in good standing at the time of the meeting will be asked to vote.