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SWE COR Meeting. Pam Snyder Jan Ma Southern Ohio SWE Section October 11 2008. Motion Reduced Dues Joint Membership Programs with AIChE, ASCE, ASME, SAE, and IEEE Collegiate and Professional. No less than 80% of current dues for that category of membership

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swe cor meeting

SWE COR Meeting

Pam Snyder

Jan Ma

Southern Ohio SWE Section

October 11 2008

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MotionReduced Dues Joint Membership Programs with AIChE, ASCE, ASME, SAE, and IEEE Collegiate and Professional
  • No less than 80% of current dues for that category of membership
  • Only applied to full dues for professionals and collegiate members
  • Can only apply for joint membership with one organizations

* Inclusion of associates?

motion collegiate to career c2c membership program
MotionCollegiate to Career (C2C) membership program
  • Two years of dues in one single payment covering undergraduate, graduate, and first year of professional membership
  • Cannot be combined with any other joint membership or membership discounts
  • Effective FY10

* SWE revenue/member decreases

motion tiered dues for international members
MotionTiered dues for international members
  • SWE board of directors develop tiered dues for international collegiate and professional members according to UN categorization of countries
  • World Bank list of economies
    • Low income  50% discount
    • Lower middle income  25% discount
  • % discount NOT to be combined with any other reduced dues programs
  • Assessed annually
  • Effective July 1 2009

* Less income for SWE/international member

amendment 0800
Amendment 0800
  • Authorization for Editorial Changes
    • Bylaws Committee authorized to correct article/section designations, punctuation, and cross-references
    • Collaboration with the Society Secretary and Parliamentarian

* Ensure changes made are accurate and needed

amendment 0802
Amendment 0802
  • Remove COR authority to establish subsidiary corporations
    • Under the new financial laws SWE is not capable of this
    • When we were capable SWE never used this capability
amendment 0805
Amendment 0805
  • Election of Special Director by Incoming Board
    • Before July 1
      • Serve 1 year
    • After July 1
      • Serve remainder of fiscal year and may be elected to only one additional consecutive term
    • Allows for transitioning time
    • No changes to term
amendment 0812
Amendment 0812
  • Add deputy director of region as nonvoting member of COR
    • Deputy Director of Regions shall perform duties of Director of Regions in absence or at request of Director of Regions therefore need to be informed of national communications
amendment 0822
Amendment 0822
  • Inactive Sections
    • Language change
      • Replaces “council” with appropriate terms based upon adaption of other amendments
      • Ex. Council  Region Council
amendment 0801
Amendment 0801
  • Change speaker term of office to 2 years
    • Today the speaker is the only BOD member that serves a 1 year term other than the special director.
    • Elected by the voting members of the council
    • Change to Serves 2 fiscal years
      • Allows for consistency in COR
      • Consistent with other BOD office terms and allows for business continuity and stable information flow
amendments 0803 0804
Amendments 0803, 0804
  • Remove COR required memberships on Finance and Audit Committees
    • Formed for purpose of checks and balances during CSR transition to COR
    • Today the positions are very difficult to fill
      • Don’t always have COR members with the right skill sets or interest
    • No longer necessary for COR checks and balances
amendments 0806 0807
Amendments 0806, 0807
  • Membership criteria for Senior and Fellow grades
    • 0806 Senior Grade: must meet one of the criteria
      • Holds baccalaureate or advanced degree in engineering: change from 6 to 10 years
      • Engineering experience: change from 11 to 15 years
      • Still automatically transitions to member grade
    • 0807 Fellow Grade
      • SWE member who has been a Senior Grade member with significant and long-term contributions : change from 8 to 10 years
      • Still requires application process for upgrade and not guaranteed
amendment 0810
Amendment 0810
  • Create Educator Membership grade
    • K-12 educator who supports goals of the Society, but do NOT quality for any other membership grade
    • Must be sponsored by member of the council, professional section president, member at large president, or region governor
      • This is like affiliate members
    • Educators have all the rights of membership EXCEPT to serve on the council, board of directors, region governor, or to vote in the national organization
motion establish dues for educator members to be equivalent to collegiate member dues 20 year
MotionEstablish dues for Educator members to be equivalent to Collegiate Member dues ($20/year)
  • Current $100/year professional member dues out of reach of many K-12 teachers
  • Encourages them to remain active in SWE sections and provide valuable input
amendment 0808
Amendment 0808
  • Combining Associate and Affiliate Member Grade
    • Today Associates are:
      • Person that does not qualify for membership, but is engaged in work related to engineering or engineering training
    • Today Affiliates are:
      • Person that does not qualify for membership, but supports the societies goals
      • They must be sponsored by a COR Rep, Section Pres, or RG
    • If Adopted
      • Remove Affiliate grade combine with Associate
      • Require all new Associate members to be sponsored by a COR Rep, Section Pres, or RG
      • Retain all rights they have today
        • All rights except right to serve on COR, BOD, or RG and vote in National Elections
    • Impacts less than 250 members
amendment 0809
Amendment 0809
  • Granting Associate Members Voting Rights
    • We will only vote on this if 0808 passes
    • Today:
      • Associate members have all rights except right to serve on COR, BOD, or RG and vote in National Elections
    • If Adopted:
      • Associate members have all rights except the right to serve on COR, BOD, or RG
      • Will allow Associates to vote in the National Elections
amendment 0813
Amendment 0813
  • Remove Region Governors as Non-voting Members of COR
    • Remove Region Governors as nonvoting members of COR
    • RGs are asking for this so they can focus on Region Business
amendment 0821
Amendment 0821
  • Add Region Council to SWE Bylaws
    • Current the Region Council is not part of the bylaws
    • Will be
      • 1 Professional Rep per 100 members per Professional Section, not to exceed 4
      • 1 Collegiate Rep per 1,000 collegiate members, not to exceed 2
      • 1 MAL Rep per 100 MALs, not to exceed 4
amendment 0811
Amendment 0811
  • Change Eligibility for SWE Leadership Positions
amendment 08111
Amendment 0811
  • Change Eligibility for SWE Leadership Positions
    • If Adopted:
      • Professional Members
        • change to eligible for all positions, remove president and president elect exception
      • Remove that current BOD members are except from above requirements (hold over from last bylaws change)
      • Remove reference to service as executive committee = BOD before 1985 and Region Director = RG (hold over from last name changes/restructure)
amendment 0814
Amendment 0814
  • Changes to COR Composition
    • Today
      • 1 Representative per 100 voting members, not to exceed 4 for each professional section
      • 1 Representative per 100 voting members, not to exceed 4 for each MAL region
      • 1 Representative per 100 voting members, not to exceed 4 for International Members
      • 1 Collegiate per 1,000 collegiate members, not to exceed 2 per Region
      • All serve 1 year terms
amendment 08141
Amendment 0814
  • Changes to COR Composition
    • If Adopted
      • Today’s Structure would be used to determine representation on the Region Council
      • 2 Professional Representatives per Region
        • Not from the same Section
        • Not on Region Council
        • 2 year staggered terms
      • 1 Collegiate Representative per Region
        • Only serves 1 year term
        • Not same as RCR
      • 2 International Representatives
        • 2 year staggered terms
      • Up to 2 Special Representatives nominated by the speaker
        • 1 year term
      • Majority rules in elections
amendments 0815 0816 0817
Amendments 0815, 0816, 0817
  • Only vote on these if 0814 passes
    • 0815 No Alternates to COR
      • Remove all language
    • 0816 Quorum
      • Change from majority of voting members to 25 of the 34 representatives
    • 0817 Vacancies
      • Add for Professionals to be filled by Election by Region Council for remainder of the term
      • Add for Collegiates to be filled by Election by Collegiate Section Presidents
      • Add for International Reps to be filled by International Cordinator for remainder of the term
amendments 0818 0819 0820
Amendments 0818, 0819, 0820
  • Only vote on these if 0814 passes
    • 0818 Removal
      • Add Professional Rep Removed by 2/3rd vote of Region Council
      • Add Collegiate Rep Removed by 2/3rd vote of collegiate section presidents
      • Add International Rep Removed by 2/3rd vote of international members
      • Special Rep Removed by 2/3rd vote of council
    • 0819 Amendments to SWE Bylaws
      • Change from 2/3rd vote of council present to 2/3rd of council
    • 0820 Change Name of COR and Representative
      • Change to Senate instead of COR and add collegiate Senator