The next business in order is Special Orders.
The first business in order under Special Orders is the election of two members to the nominating committee. Article 11, Section 1, A, 1, a, of the ACI Bylaws reads: “The nominating committee shall be composed of five members, the chairman and two members elected by the membership at the Annual Convention, and two members elected by the board of directors.”
The floor is open for nominations.
[Repeat name of person nominated]
The vote required is a majority. Tellers please pass out the ballots.
The following members have been nominated:
You may vote for two candidates. Please vote now.
Tellers, please collect the ballots.
[After ballots are collected]
We will take a 15 minute recess while tellers count the ballots.
The meeting will come to order.
The chair calls upon Member E, Chairman of the Tellers Committee to give the report of that committee.
[Member E reads Tellers Report]
[President rereads the Tellers Report]
______________________ and _____________________ have received a majority vote and are elected to the nominating committee.
They will serve on that committee with the chairman and the other two members who were just elected at the annual convention.
The next business in order is the approval of the 20XX budget.
Article VI, Section 2 of the ACI Bylaws reads that the board of directors shall: “adopt an annual budget at its first meeting”
You will find the proposed budget in your Board Book behind the financial tab.
The Chair calls upon Member K, chair of the finance committee.
[Member K: On behalf of the finance committee, I move that we adopt the 20XX budget as presented in the board book.]
Since this motion comes from a committee, it does not need a second.
The motion before you is that we adopt the 20XX budget as presented in the board book.
Is there any discussion?
[After discussion] Is there any further discussion?