Annual Membership Meeting-January 27, 2018

Please join us on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at our Catskill Gallery in Catskill, NY for the Annual Membership Meeting of the Greene County Council on the Arts, now in its 42nd year of service to the communities in Greene, Columbia and Schoharie counties. The official meeting will take place at 4 p.m. just before the opening reception (5-7 p.m.) for the first of the 2018 exhibits “Conversations in Color: Ginnie Gardiner & Martin Katzoff” whose works will be on display through March 10, 2018.  Meet the artists and join your fellow GCCA members in viewing the inaugural 2018 exhibit, too.

All current members possessing a valid GCCA membership are urged to attend. If your membership has lapsed, come and renew it by calling GCCA at 518-943-3400 or online at www.greenearts.org/membership/. For those interested in becoming a member for the first time, this meeting will introduce you to the Council’s work, so please plan to attend and watch for updates, too.

All of us at the GCCA look forward to seeing you at the 42nd Annual Membership Meeting Saturday, January 27, 2018, 4PM, at our Catskill Gallery located at 398 Main Street, Catskill, NY. Happy New Year!

Action Item: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE GCCA BY-LAWS (LAST AMENDED 1/14/17)

January 18, 2018 approved by GCCA Board of Directors.

For approval of membership on January 27, 2018 at Annual Membership Meeting.

ARTICLE II: PURPOSE

First and second lines drop “and our surrounding communities” and add “Columbia County and Schoharie County”

In the last line drop “County’s and add Counties’ “

ARTICLE III: MEMBERSHIP

No change

ARTICLE IV: MEETINGS OF THE MEMBERSHIP

Add the following:

“ 6.  The Board of Directors will hold at least one Board Meeting in Columbia and Schoharie Counties each year immediately followed by a General Membership Meeting”

 ARTICLE V: MEMBERSHIP QUORUMS

 No change

 ARTICLE VI:  BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

  1. Structure B. – Delete this section and replace with:

 “ The Board shall be made up of representation from Greene, Columbia and Schoharie Counties.  An effort shall be made to have representation across each of the three Counties.  Every effort is to be made to balance the Board membership from each County.  Members serving should be acquainted with the cultural needs of their respective county and have knowledge and interest in the arts.”

 ARTICLE VII: ELECTIONS AND RETURNS OF DIRECTOR OF THE BOARD

 No Change

 ARTICLE VIII:  MEETINGS AND QUORUMS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 Add the following:

 “7.  At least one Board meeting will be held in each of Columbia and Schoharie Counties each year at a time and location to be determined.  These Board meetings will be followed by a general membership meeting.”

 ARTICLE IX:  EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 No Change

 ARTICLES X THROUGH XX:

 No Change

 

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