Bylaws Amended

Friday June 10, 2016

The following amendments (in bold) were proposed to and accepted by the Friends of Jamaica Peace Corps Association (FOJPCA) Board of Directors on June 10, 2016

Section 8. Quorum. At all meetings of the Board, a simple majority of the Executive Board members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business unless otherwise noted in these bylaws. In all votes requested by email, all Executive Board members with functioning email addresses shall constitute a quorum for requesting a vote.

Section 6. Solicitations of Donations- Other organizations may submit requests for donations from the FOJPCA.  Donations made by FOJPCA must be approved by a majority vote of the (delete Executive) Board in attendance during the meeting (minimum five), and can be no more than 20% of the FOJPCA’ s available funds.  Criteria for determining a response to the grant request include: whether (1) the FOJPCA has funds available, (2) the request is at least 60 days prior to the event necessitating the funds, (3) the requestor is an established community-based, non-governmental organization, or other philanthropic organization, and, (4) the funds will be used in a way that align with the purpose of FOJPCA.

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