Part V: Member Meetings
(A) Chapter Meetings. The Chapter shall hold an Annual Chapter Meeting each year. The Chapter may hold one or more Special Chapter Meetings each year.
(B) Office Meetings. Upon the request of a majority of the Executive Board members and stewards at one Regional Office or at Headquarters, the Chapter President will attend one Office Meeting at the requesting office each year, in person or via telephone or video conference. An Office Meeting may also be convened by written call by the President.
The meeting place for any Annual or Special Chapter Meeting will be designated by the President and notice given to the members at least fifteen (15) days prior to the meeting date. The meeting place for any Office Meeting at a Regional Office or at Headquarters will be designated by the President and notice given to the members at that office at least ten (10) days prior to the meeting date.
A meeting notice shall be by letter to all members which is mailed to each member’s last known address, and/or by publication in a Chapter newspaper, which is mailed to all members’ last known address, and/or by posting the meeting notice on all official bulletin boards and/or on the Chapter website and/or via e-mail.
Special Chapter Meetings may be convened by:
(A) Written call by the President;
(B) Written call by a majority of the Executive Board; or
(C) Written call signed by 50 of the members of this Chapter.
(A) All members of the Chapter shall have equal rights to attend and participate in all Annual or Special Chapter Meetings. All members at a Regional Office or Headquarters shall have equal rights to attend and participate in an Office Meeting at their office.
(B) Each member shall be entitled to one (1) vote at any Annual or Special Chapter Meeting, and in the election of officers.
(C) In case a member’s right to vote is challenged, the Chapter President shall rule on the member’s right to vote at said meeting. The member shall have a right to challenge this decision to the Chapter Executive Board, and then may make an appeal pursuant to the applicable provisions of the NTEU National Constitution and Bylaws.
A quorum at any Annual or Special Chapter Meeting shall consist of 15 of the members, including at least five members from the Regional Offices, present and in good standing.
Each member shall be entitled to full discussion at any meeting of the Chapter on those matters relating to the national or local organization.