NCPAA BY LAWS

Current

BYLAWS OF THE NATIONAL CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY ASSOCIATION
These bylaws were presented at the Annual Membership Meeting of the Association in Lexington, KY on May 11, 2015 and were accepted by a two-thirds vote of the membership present at the meeting.

UPDATED
BYLAWS OF THE NATIONAL CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY ASSOCIATION
These bylaws were presented at the Annual Membership Meeting of the Association in Midway, UT in April 25, 2016 and were accepted by a two-thirds vote of the membership present at the meeting.

Article VI, Section 2, Sub-Section I
Current
Unless otherwise prohibited by law, voting by the Board of Directors can be done via electronic mail (email) so that matters pertaining to business of the Association can be decided upon in a timely fashion (same voting requirements as in Board of Director Meetings).

UPDATED
Any Board of Director member in good standing is allowed to vote on board issues via electronic communication (Email, text message, tablet). In the event a Board Members electronic communication device fails to send a vote it is up the President to extend, allow or reject said vote via phone or other means of communication. This section is not intended to allow absentee voting at the annual membership meeting. (Same voting requirements as in Board of Director Meetings)

Article ā€œVā€ Section 3 ā€œEā€
Current
Appoint a member to fill any vacancy created on the Board of Directors. Such appointment shall be for the balance of the current year. If a vacancy occurs of a director whose term has a year or more to fulfill, then a special election will be held to fill that vacancy.

UPDATED
Appoint a member to fill any vacancy created on the Board of Directors. Such appointment shall be for the balance of the current year. If a vacancy occurs of a Director or Officer whose term has a year or more to fulfill, then a special election by the Board of Directors will be held to fill that vacancy. The President may fill an Officers portion by appointing an “Acting Officer” (i.e. Vice President, Secretary or Treasurer) until a special election can be held by Board of Directors

Article ix Section
CURRENT
SECTION 1. Every Member in good standing present will have one vote in matters before the Membership. Each officer will have one vote.
SECTION 2. There will be no proxy votes.
SECTION 3. There will be no absentee voting.
SECTION 4. The only time the President will vote in a Board of Directors or Annual Membership Meeting of the Association will be to break a tie

UPDATED
SECTION 1. Every Member in good standing present will have one vote in matters before the Membership. Each member of the Board of Directors will have one vote.