Amendments to CANA’s By-Laws
Adopted at November 5, 2003 CANA Meeting to take effect January 1, 2003
Section 2 of Article VI is amended as follows:
Section 2. Meetings: The Executive Committee shall meet at the call of
the Chair or upon written request to the [Neighborhood Resource Center]
Chair by at least three persons on the Executive Committee.
Section 1 of Article VII – Officers is amended as follows:
Section 1. Officers of CANA shall consist of a Chair [an] a Vice-Chair
and a Treasurer. [The duties of Secretary and Treasurer shall be
performed by the Neighborhood Resource Center.]
Section 2 of Article VII – Officers is amended as follows:
Section 2. Duties of Officers:
Chair: The Chair shall preside at all meetings of CANA and the
Executive Committee; appoint all committees, except the Nominating
Committee; be ex-officio member of all committees except the Nominating
Committee; and shall have the power to dispense funds.
Vice-Chair: The Vice-Chair shall, in the case of the absence of the
Chair, posses all the powers of the Chair and upon the vacancy of such a
position, assume such office.
Treasurer: The Treasurer shall receive dues and other form of income,
keep the financial records and make disbursement on behalf of the
Section 2 of Article IX – Meetings is amended as follows:
Section 2. Meetings: CANA shall hold monthly meetings from September
through [May] June, at such time and place as the membership shall
decide at the Annual Meeting.
Subsection C of Section 1 of Article XII – Voting is amended as follows;
C. Except as otherwise prescribed in the by-laws, authorization for
CANA to take action must be demonstrated by consensus. This consensus
hall be shown by a vote of the delegates at a meeting with a quorum
present. For this purpose, a consensus is defined as [more than]
two-thirds or more of the delegates favoring a position.
These amendments shall take effect on January 1, 2004.