Bylaws

Changes to Bylaws

The Affirmation Council proposed changes to Affirmation's bylaws at the anniversary celebration in San Francisco, September 24-26, 2010. These changes were presented, discussed and approved at the annual meeting of Affirmation held during that time.

Download and view the changes to the bylaws (83K, RTF)

The proposed changes reflect the differences in the way Affirmation is organized and operating since the bylaws were last altered in October 2005, including:

  • updating the organization's name to the current legal name,
  • adding electronic means of notification to already existing means,
  • the minimum and maximum number of Council members,
  • the way new Council members are elected and the terms they serve,
  • and moving the date of the end of the fiscal year so it does not occur during the quadrennial General Conference of The United Methodist Church.
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