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Revisions to the Constitution

Made to the Beer Barons of Milwaukee Constitution voted on and adopted at the October, 2001 meeting.

CONSTITUTION

ARTICLE III

OFFICERS

Current Section:

Section 1 OFFICERS The officers of the association shall consist of the (1) President, (2) Vice-president, (3) Secretary, and (4) Treasurer

Proposed Changes:

Section 1 OFFICERS The officers of the association shall consist of the (1) President, (2) Vice-president, (3) News Letter Editor, and (4) Treasurer

ARTICLE IV

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Current Section:

Section 2 BOARD OF DIRECTORS The Board of Directors shall consist of the officers, immediate past president, and two members-at-large of the association. Members-at-large shall be elected to serve a two year term, with their election taking place in alternate years.

Proposed Changes:

Section 2 BOARD OF DIRECTORS The Board of Directors shall consist of the officers, immediate past president, and two members-at-large of the association. Members-at-large shall be elected to serve a one year term, with their election taking place in the same month as the officers.

Current Section:

Section 4 ELECTION PROCEDURES Elections will take place at the first regular meeting in January. Notice of all elections shall be mailed to the membership at least seven days prior to the election date, starting the name of all nominees with their offices. Voting shall be by secret ballot.

Proposed Changes:

Section 4 ELECTION PROCEDURES Elections will take place at the December regular meeting. Notice of all elections shall be given to the membership at least seven days prior to the election date, stating the name of all nominees with their offices. Voting shall be by secret ballot.

BY-LAWS

ARTICLE III

OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS

Current Section:

Section 4 DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY The following are the Secretary’s duties:

a) keep complete and accurate minutes of all general membership, Board and special
meetings, and shall report the same to the general membership or on request
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b) maintain the official current roll of the membership and provide all officers as well as
the Membership Committee with the same
c) maintain copies of the Constitution and By-Laws
d) conduct all official membership and Board correspondence, except as otherwise
directed by the Board
e) send out proper notices of all meetings, elections and other official business as
directed by the Board
f) keep an accurate roll of the membership
g) serve as Chairman of the Secretarial Services Committee
h) keep an accurate file of all correspondence conducted by all officers and all
committee chairmen in the name of the association as well as any correspondence
conducted by any other members in the name of the association

Proposed Changes:

Section 4 DUTIES OF THE NEWS LETTER EDITOR The following are the News Letter
Editor’s
duties:

a) maintain the official current roll of the membership and provide all officers as well as
the Membership Committee with the same
b) maintain copies of the Constitution and By-Laws
c) conduct all official membership and Board correspondence, except as otherwise
directed by the Board
d) send out proper notices of all meetings, elections and other official business as
directed by the Board
e) keep an accurate roll of the membership
f) serve as Chairman of the Newsletter Services Committee
g) keep an accurate file of all correspondence conducted by all officers and all
committee chairmen in the name of the association as well as any correspondence
conducted by any other members in the name of the association
h) publish and distribute the newsletter

Proposed Addition:

Section 4 DUTIES OF THE MEMBERS AT LARGE The following are the Members At
Large’s duties:

a) Such Duties as they may be assigned by the Board.

ARTICLE IV

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Current Section:

Section 2 NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES The Nominating Committee shall submit the slate of proposed officers and Board members to the membership at the December membership business meeting. Additional nominations may be received from the floor at the December meeting.

Proposed Changes:

Section 2 NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES The Nominating Committee shall submit the slate of proposed officers and Board members to the membership at the November membership business meeting. Additional nominations may be received from the floor at the December meeting.

Current Section:

Section 3 ELECTION PROCEDURE AND INSTALLATION The election procedure shall be as described in Article III, Section 1. Installation of new officers and Board members shall take place at the February membership business meeting.

Proposed Changes:

Section 3 ELECTION PROCEDURE AND INSTALLATION The election procedure shall be as described in Article III, Section 1. Installation of new officers and Board members shall take place at the January membership business meeting.