Bylaws Amendment Proposals

2021 NBDA Business Meeting
August 7, 2021 Business Meeting Day 1 
August 14, 2021 Business Meeting Day 2

In accordance with the Article VIII, Section 1 Amendments of the NBDA Bylaws, Bylaws Committee must receive proposed bylaws amendment(s) by June 15, 2021 – 60 days prior to the 2021 NBDA’s Business Virtual Meeting. Each active chapter will receive a copy of the listed bylaws amendment proposals 30 days prior to the 2021 NBDA’s Virtual Meeting through the Regional Representatives. Proposed amendments will be read at the Business Meeting during the 2021 NBDA’s Business Virtual Meeting on Saturday August 14, 2021 on NBDA’s ZOOM.  Newly ratified NBDA Bylaws will take effective upon the completion of the meeting. Copy of the ratified Bylaws will be made available immediately on the NBDA website and sent to the chapters electronically through Regional Representatives.

Please use the 2021 Proposed Bylaws Amendment Form on the bottom to submit your proposed bylaws amendment for consideration. One form per proposal. You must be a member in good standing to fill out the form.

Important Timeline and Deadlines:

  • June 15, 2021  - Deadline to submit proposed Bylaws amendments electronically or to the *Regional Representatives (60 days prior to the August 14, 2021 NBDA Business Meeting)
  • July 15, 2021  - Bylaws Committee reviews proposed amendments for 30 days. Copies of accepted proposed amendments will be sent to the chapters through *Regional Representatives (30 days prior to the August 14, 2021 NBDA Business Meeting).
  • August 14, 2021  - Proposed amendments to the NBDA Bylaws are read at the NBDA General Meeting. **Affirmative vote of two-third (2/3) of the voting members are needed to approve proposed amendments and adopt ratification of the NBDA Bylaws to act upon immediately thereafter.

*NBDA Regional Representatives Contact Information:

  • Eastern Region Representative:
  • Midwestern Region Representative: 
  • Southern Region Representative:
  • Southwestern Region Representative:
  • Western Region Representative:
  • Member-at-large sends proposals to:

**Article VIII; Section 1 Amendments of the NBDA Bylaws

Samuel Holden
Chair of the Bylaws Committee