THE AMERICAN LEGION
Title: Amend Article VII Section 10 (a) of the Constitution of the Department of Tennessee
Origin: Sgt Donnie E. Horton Post 254
Submitted by: Stephen T. Weismann
WHEREAS, Article VII Section 9 of The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution states that the Department Commander shall, following their election appoint chairmen to fill their administration; and
WHEREAS, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee is organized into three Grand Divisions; and
WHEREAS, Equal representation in the Department administration is paramount to good order and diverse thought; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, by Post 254, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee, in a regular meeting assembled on September 5, 2019, That Article VII Section 10(a) of The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution shall read; "The Department Commander shall, following their election, appoint members to the Department Finance Committee (consisting of five members) for a three-year term as terms expire. No more than two members may be appointed from each of the three Grand Divisions. The Department Commander will name one of the members of their choice to serve as a Chairman during their administration."
This is to certify that the above resolution was adopted by Sgt. Donnie E. Horton American Legion Post 254 on September 5, 2019.