DEPARTMENT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED ADOPTION WITH MODIFICATION
Title: Amend Article I Section 4 of the Bylaws 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 I Section 4 has several grammatical errors in the last sentence, “After the initial election of the Department Adjutant and Finance Officer, officer will serve without tenure”; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, by Post 254, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee, in a regular meeting assembled on October 4, 2018, That Article I Section 4 of The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Bylaws shall read; The Department Executive Committee shall elect the Department Adjutant and Finance Officer. The election of the said Department Adjutant and Finance Officer shall take place at the annual convention at which the Department Executive Committee, whose duty it shall be to elect a Department Adjutant and Finance Officer shall have been elected; and it shall be the duty of the Department Executive Committee to hold such election immediately following its own election and qualification. After the initial election, the Department Adjutant and Finance Officer will serve without tenure.
This is to certify that the above resolution was adopted by Sgt. Donnie E. Horton American Legion Post 254 on October 4, 2018.