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NABJ Constitutional Amendments Proposal Form

Deadline: Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

5:00 p.m. EST

Dear NABJ Members:

Proposed amendments to the NABJ Constitution, the association's chief governing document, must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. (EST), Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. This period covers six months prior to the start of the 2019 national convention in Miami on Wednesday, Aug. 7.

In accordance with Chapter 6, Article 1, of the NABJ Constitution, amendments may be proposed by affiliated chapters, regions, the Board of Directors or any l
ifetime, professional, emerging, alumni, and academic member in good standing.

Proposed constitutional amendments must be submitted by using the form below.

Proposals should specify the Article and Section that would be amended, the rationale for the change, and any fiscal impact by 5:00 p.m. (EST), Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.

Proposals must be reviewed by the Constitution and Operating Procedures Committee and approved by a majority of the Board of Directors before they are submitted to the membership.

The membership will be informed of any proposed amendments up for consideration in June 2019.

Lifetime, professional, emerging, alumni, or academic members may vote on the proposed amendments during the election cycle set by the Board of Directors.

For questions regarding amendment proposals, please call the national office at 301-405-0248 or contact NABJ Parliamentarian Khorri Atkinson at


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