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Clause 5- Notification to Clubs A list of the proposals for Director of Rotary International, Officers of the Association and district governors, shall be dispatched by the Secretary of the Association to the secretary of each club at least twenty-one days before the first day of the annual conference.


Clause 6- Voting3 If voting is to take place at the annual conference, the Constitutions committee shall verify the credentials of voting delegates and shall have charge of the elections. In the event of a contest voting shall be by ballot by means of the single transferable vote. After each ballot the Constitutions committee shall report promptly to the Chairman of the Conference the result of the voting, which report shall be signed by the Chairman of the committee. The committee shall keep in its custody all ballot papers until the end of the conference when they shall then be destroyed.


Clause 7 - Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International a) Qualifications - The member and alternate member from a zone to serve on the Nominating Committee for the President of Rotary International shall each be a Past Director of Rotary International and shall be a member other than an honorary member of a club in the appropriate zone. Neither the President of Rotary International, the President-Elect of Rotary International, any candidate for President nor any Past President of Rotary International shall be eligible for membership of the nominating committee.


b) Election - In each alternate year one member shall be elected from the clubs in the zone to serve on the committee, either at the Annual Conference or by a postal ballot in such form and at such time as the General Council shall determine. In even-numbered years zone 17 shall elect a member of the committee; in odd-numbered years zone 18a shall elect a member of the committee.


Report of the Constitutions Committee This resolution will, to be adopted, require the votes of not less than two thirds of the voting delegates present and voting [RIBI Article 12 and 15(1) and RIBI By-Laws 7 and 15]


Resolution – 10/2014 To clarify the method of election of the Selection Advisory Committee for Director of Rotary International


Proposed by General Council


IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland that the BY-LAWS OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND be and are hereby amended as follows:


RIBI By-Law 8 Proposals, Nominations and Elections


Clause 5 – Selection Advisory Committee for Director a) Composition – After 30th


November a Selection Advisory Committee for Director shall be elected


in accordance with the following provisions: The Committee shall consist of up to eight members from the appropriate zone, namely 1. The Committee shall consist of up to eight members from the appropriate zone, namely up to three Past Presidents of the Association, one of whom shall, if available, be a past Director of Rotary International, and up to five members from the district council nominees


2. up to five members from the district council nominees, all of whom the committee shall be elected by the district governors of the appropriate zone by means of the single transferable vote provided that a district governor who is a candidate for office shall not be entitled to a vote. In the event of a member of the committee being unable to attend its meeting the vacancy shall be filled by the next ranked candidate in the appropriate group. Up to two members need not be past Officers of Rotary International, but if not, must have served at least two full terms on a District Executive Committee.


Annual Report, Accounts & Resolutions April 2014


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