Notice of Annual Membership Meeting

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING OF FRIENDS OF GEORGIA LIBRARIES, INC.

TO: All Members of Friends of Georgia Libraries, Inc.

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Article V of the Bylaws, that the Annual Membership Meeting of Friends of Georgia Libraries, Inc. shall be held on Friday, April 20, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., at the Nancy Guinn Memorial Library, 864 Green Street, Conyers, GA, 30012.  All members in good standing shall be eligible to vote on all matters that come before the meeting requiring a vote. Each Individual Member shall be entitled to one (1) vote.  Local Friends Organizations shall have up to five (5) votes.  The following business shall be conducted:

  1. Election of Directors – (a simple majority of members present is needed to elect Directors);
  2. Amendment of Bylaws. The Board of Directors has recommended that the Bylaws be amended, in part, to add additional categories of membership (Article 2.1); to reduce the number of Directors from fifteen (15) to ten (10)(Article 4.1); add the Immediate Past Chair as a non-voting member of the Board of Directors (Article 4.8); change the Annual month from April to October (Article 5.2); provide for Special Membership Meetings (Article 5.3); change the officer designations of President and Vice President to Chair and Chair-Elect (Articles 6.3 and 6.4) – (Amendments to the Bylaws require a two-thirds majority vote of the members present);
  3. Such other business as may properly be brought before the meeting.