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AMERICAN LEGION

POST 254

COLLINWOOD, TN

 

Resolution: 2018-06

Title: Amend Article V Section 2 of the Constitution of the Department of Tennessee

Origin: Sgt Donnie E. Horton Post 254

Submitted by: Stephen T. Weismann

 

WHEREAS, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution and Bylaws was last revised June 26, 2004; and

WHEREAS, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution currently does not discuss how Post delegate counts are tabulated; and

WHEREAS, Article V Section 2 states that delegates shall be chosen not less than one week before the Department Convention; and

WHEREAS, Post members must be current to be selected as a delegate to the Department Constitution; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, by Post 254, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee, in a regular meeting assembled on November 7, 2018, That Article V Section 2 of The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution shall read; At the Department Convention, each chartered Post of The American Legion in the state shall be entitled to five delegates and five alternates; provided the Post has in good standing the fifteen members required for Charter.  One additional delegate and alternate is authorized for each additional fifteen members of major fraction thereof.  Post membership will be calculated by adding the current paid Post members to those Post 2000 transfers completed during the current renewal year.  No delegate shall be seated unless annual dues have been received by the Department Adjutant prior to Post delegate selection.  Delegates shall be chosen at Post meetings not less than one week before the Department Convention

 

This is to certify that the above resolution was adopted by Sgt. Donnie E. Horton American Legion Post 254 on November 7, 2018.

 

 

 

_________________________                                               _________________________

Dennis Creecy                                                                        Randy Chambers

Commander,                                                                           Adjutant,

Sgt. Donnie E. Horton Post 254                                             Sgt. Donnie E. Horton Post 254


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