On May 17, 2017, the bylaws amendments that were voted on at the February 16, 2017 annual meeting began to take effect. Some of these will take effect October 1, 2017. To wit:
• The Academic Vice President shall be appointed for a term of three years. The position shall be rotated between
representatives of the University of Illinois, Southern Illinois University, Western Illinois University, and Illinois
State University Regarding Representatives to the ASFMRA Board.
• However, when the Chapter’s representative also serves in a voting capacity by virtue of his/her position on the
ASFMRA Executive Council. the representative shall be required to resign his/her position as the Chapter representative
as a voting delegate, and the named Alternate will then represent the Chapter on the ASFRMA Board of Directors.
• Section 3. Effective Date The effective date for enforcement of any amendment to the bylaws shall be ninety (90) days after the date of adoption, unless otherwise stipulated in the adoption of the amendment.