Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

SAMPLE Bylaws Ballot

  1. Suppliers Eligible to Serve as Officers: Allow Suppliers to serve as Officers of PCMA and other amendments reflective of this change. Limitations include, only 2 Suppliers on the Executive Committee at a time.

    Current Board Composition: 10 Professional Member Directors, 6 Supplier Partner Directors, 4 Professional Member Officers

    Proposed Board Composition: 10 Professional Member Directors, 6 Supplier Partner Directors, Maximum of 2 Supplier Officers, Minimum of 2 Planner Officers

          Current number of suppliers on the Board: 6
          Current number of planners on the Board: 14
          Proposed maximum number of Suppliers on the Board: 8*
          Proposed maximum number of Planners on the Board: 12*
          *Does not include the PCMA Education Foundation Chair who can be a Planner or Supplier

    Yes □    No □

  2. Dues Grace Period: Will be reflected in policy rather than bylaws
    Yes □    No □

  3. Finance Committee: Added composition detail for clarity
    Yes □    No □

  4. Audit Committee: Added based on governance best practices to have a separate audit committee.
    Yes □    No □

  5. Nominating Committee: Flexibility to add additional members based on quantity of nominations received
    Yes □    No □

  6. PCMA Education Foundation Chair: Added position to PCMA Board of Directors, eligible to vote at PCMA Board of Directors Meetings
    Yes □    No □

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