Increase General Meeting Quorum to 100

Code:
G16-C016
Party Unit:
Members of the Party
Proposal Type:
Constitutional
Resolution Status:
Defeated
Resolution Timing:
In Advance
Submission Date:
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Submitter Name:
Joe Foster

Preamble

WHEREAS the GPC has grown over the years;

WHEREAS it is essential to have adequate representation;

Operative

BE IT RESOLVED that the number fifty (50) be replaced with the number one hundred (100) for quorum in Article 8 “General Meetings of the Entire Membership of the Party.”

Sponsors:
Burt Folkins, Colin Griffiths, Colin Old, Cyrille Giraud, Danny Polifroni, Diana Nunes, Erich Jacoby-Hawkins, Frances Coates, Ian Soutar, Joe Foster, Johan Hamels, Kay Foster, Marcus Madsen, Mario Leclerc, Mark MacKenzie, Norbert d'Costa, Sharon Danley, Stacey Leadbetter, Stephan Kliestch

Background

It is important that changes to the Constitution are made only if there are a reasonable number of members in attendance. Since the Party has grown over the past decade, the previous number of 50 should be increased to guarantee a better representation of the membership from across Canada.

Code

G16-C016

Proposal Type

Constitutional

Submitter Name

Joe Foster

Preamble

WHEREAS the GPC has grown over the years;

WHEREAS it is essential to have adequate representation;

Operative

BE IT RESOLVED that the number fifty (50) be replaced with the number one hundred (100) for quorum in Article 8 “General Meetings of the Entire Membership of the Party.”

Sponsors

Burt Folkins, Colin Griffiths, Colin Old, Cyrille Giraud, Danny Polifroni, Diana Nunes, Erich Jacoby-Hawkins, Frances Coates, Ian Soutar, Joe Foster, Johan Hamels, Kay Foster, Marcus Madsen, Mario Leclerc, Mark MacKenzie, Norbert d'Costa, Sharon Danley, Stacey Leadbetter, Stephan Kliestch

Background

It is important that changes to the Constitution are made only if there are a reasonable number of members in attendance. Since the Party has grown over the past decade, the previous number of 50 should be increased to guarantee a better representation of the membership from across Canada.