This Constitution may be amended as set forth in this Article, provided such amendment is consistent with the Purpose and Objects of the Association.
A proposed amendment signed by 10% of the membership may be introduced at any regular meeting of the Board. The Board also may originate a proposed amendment to this Constitution. The Board will determine if the proposed amendment qualified as consistent with the Purpose and Objects of the Association.
A copy of any proposed and qualified amendment, together with the recommendation of the Executive Board, will be provided to all members at least 30 days prior to the next membership meeting. The membership will vote on such proposed amendment at the membership meeting or, alternatively, by secret ballot contemporaneous with the membership meeting.
The proposed amendment will take effect upon approval by a majority of the voting members.