ABoR Bylaws Vote: November 12-16, 2018

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An electronic member vote to approve or reject the proposed bylaws revisions is NOW OPEN on the ABoR Member Portal.

Summary

The ABoR Board of Directors has proposed a revision to the ABoR Bylaws, which will be subject to a member vote beginning this Monday, November 12 through Friday, November 16.

The revised bylaws, which were approved by the ABoR Board in October 2018, were subject to a 30-day comment period from October 5 through November 5 in which ABoR members could provide feedback and propose changes the ABoR Engage Portal at ABoR.com/Engage.

What are the proposed revisions?

With the assistance of outside corporate counsel, the Board has undertaken a thorough review and proposed an extensive revision of the ABoR Bylaws. The purpose of these revisions is to:

  • Better align the Bylaws with current Texas nonprofit corporation law; and
  • Cause the Bylaws to better reflect how ABoR’s membership and management are organized and function.

Where can I access these revisions?

You can download a redlined copy of the proposed bylaws changes here. To download a clean version of the Bylaws that INCLUDES the proposed revisions, click here.

Who is eligible to vote?

Any dues-paying Primary and Secondary REALTOR® member is eligible to vote.

When will the results be announced?

ABoR members will be notified of the results of the membership vote the week of November 19-23, 2018. If approved, the updated bylaws will take effect immediately.

Where can I learn more?

If you have questions, please submit them on the Engage Portal.

What other Bylaws changes have occurred this year?

In April 2018, the ABoR Bylaws were revised to include a new Board of Directors nominating and election process. These changes were passed by the ABoR Board of Directors on April 4, 2018, ratified by an ABoR membership vote ending April 20, 2018, and took effect on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The approved bylaws can be viewed here.

 

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