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AMERICAN LEGION

POST 254

COLLINWOOD, TN

 

Resolution: 2018-10

Title: Amend Article VII Section 4 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 VII Section 4 of The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution currently requires the Department Executive Committee to fill all vacancies in Department officers; and

WHEREAS, It is not financially or physically appropriate to Call the Department Executive Committee to fill vacancies for all Department officers; and

WHEREAS, The Department Commander is the executive head, and Chairman of the Department Convention and the Department Executive Committee; 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 VII Section 4 of The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution shall read; The term of office for all department officers shall begin at the adjournment of the Department Convention at which they were installed and shall end upon the adjournment of the next succeeding Department Convention, or until their successors are duly chosen and installed.  Upon death, resignation, or removal of the Department Commander, the Department Vice Commander of the Division from which the Department Commander was elected shall act as Department Commander until the Department Executive Committee meets or until the Department Convention, whichever comes first, and elects or appoints a successor Department Commander.  All vacancies in other Department officers not otherwise provided for shall be appointed by the Department Commander

 

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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Dennis Creecy                                                                        Randy Chambers

Commander,                                                                           Adjutant,

Sgt. Donnie E. Horton Post 254                                             Sgt. Donnie E. Horton Post 254


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