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DEPARTMENT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED ADOPTION WITH MODIFICATION

AMERICAN LEGION

POST 254

COLLINWOOD, TN

 

Resolution: 2018-04

Title: Amend Article IX Section 8 of the Constitution of the Department of Tennessee

Origin: Sgt Donnie E. Horton Post 254

Submitted by: Stephen T. Weismann

WHEREAS, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution and Bylaws was last revised June 26, 2004; and

WHEREAS, Article IX Section 8 of the current American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution states, “The officers of the local Post shall be (a) Post Commander (b) One or more Post Vice Commanders (c) One or more Post Adjutants and a Finance Officer (d) Post Service Officer (e) Post Membership Chairperson (f) Post Sergeant at Arms (g) Post Historian (h) Post Chaplain (i) Such other officers as the Post shall deem necessary; and

WHEREAS, The minimum membership of a Post shall be fifteen; and

WHEREAS,  It is not physically feasible for new Post to have the officers currently required by The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution; and

WHEREAS, The officers of a Post in The American Legion, Department of Tennessee shall be, Post Commander, Post Vice Commander, Post Adjutant, Post Finance Officer, and Post Service Officer, at a minimum; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, by Post 254, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee, in a regular meeting assembled on November 7, 2018, That Article IX Section 8 of The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution shall read; The officers of the local Post shall be (a) Post Commander (b) One or more Post Adjutants/Finance Officer (c) Post Service Officer (d) Such other officers as the Post shall deem necessary that are contained in the Officers Guide and Manual of Ceremonies, under Post Officers.  A Post Executive Committee composed of such odd number of members as is provided in the Constitution and Bylaws adopted by such Post, and in addition thereto the Post Commander and the Post Adjutant, who shall be ex-officio members of said Committee.  

This is to certify that the above resolution was adopted by Sgt. Donnie E. Horton American Legion Post 254 on November 7, 2018.

 


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