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 THE AMERICAN LEGION
POST 254
COLLINWOOD, TN
 
Resolution: 2020-12
Title: Add Article VII Section 1 to the Bylaws of the Department of Tennessee
Origin: Sgt Donnie E. Horton Post 254
Submitted by: Stephen T. Weismann
 
WHEREAS, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee has several subsidiary programs that support its mission; and
 
WHEREAS, The American Legion Riders are a Department program and responsible to the Department and Posts that support them; and
 
WHEREAS, American Legion Boy’s State Inc. is a subsidiary of The American Legion, Department of Tennessee; 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 1 of The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Bylaws shall be added to read:
"ARTICLE VII, DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS
Section 1. The American Legion, Department of Tennessee also recognizes the program known as The American Legion Riders, as programs of The American Legion Posts that sponsor them.
Section 2. Membership in The American Legion Riders shall be as prescribed in The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Riders Constitution and Bylaws.
Section 3. The American Legion, Department of Tennessee also recognizes the corporation known as American Legion Boy’s State Inc., as a Department Americanism program.
Section 4. Tennessee American Legion Boy’s State will have a Board of Directors to oversee the program, as well as the voting members of the Department Executive Committee. The three-member Board of Directors includes, the Chairman, Vice Chairman and Department Adjutant.
Section 5. Tennessee American Legion Boy’s State will be governed by The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution and its own Bylaws."
 
This is to certify that the above resolution was adopted by Sgt. Donnie E. Horton American Legion Post 254 on September 5, 2019.

 


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