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2013 AGM: Results of voting
Complete minutes of the 2013 AGM will be posted on the Annual Reports and AGM Minutes page once they've been reviewed and approved by the Board. In the meantime, below is a summary of the results of voting on the fifteen motions on the agenda of this year's AGM. (Complete text of the motions can be read in the 2013 ACGM: General Meeting Materials booklet.)
PASSED to amend Article II, Membership Section 10 of the Bylaws by changing the deadline date for AGM Motions from Dec 15 to Jan 15
WITHDRAWN to post the Board and Executive Committee Minutes within two weeks of approval
WITHDRAWN to add Article VII -A regarding Executive Committee Powers and Duties
PASSED to resolve that the Board's January 9, 2013 actions to rescind the Exceptions Policy and the subsequent June 21, 2010 Guidelines for Exceptions in Training course structure be approved
PASSED a resolution to clarify the June 13, 2009 Motion to Refer and the TAC/TDC Task Force Report on June 19, 2010 in regards to the Article IV, Section 1A
WITHDRAWN to amend the Teacher Training Course Requirements of Article IV, Section 1, including provisions for courses with fewer than 5 trainees
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE to amend the Teacher Training Course Requirements of Article IV, Section 1 (without provisions for courses with fewer than 5 trainings.)
PASSED to amend Article IV, Section 1 by some word substitutions, and by adding the phrases "under these conditions" and "in completing a 1600 - hour course"
PASSED to resolve that the correct interpretation of the exception clause in Article IV, Section 1C applies only to individual cases.
Separated into two parts:
Part 1 - PASSED to insert a new section in Article IV: TEACHER TRAINING COURSES, Section 5. Training Approval Committee
Part 2 - WITHDRAWN a resolution to submit the TAC Rules and Procedures to membership for approval at the 2014 AGM
FAILED to amend ARTICLE XII, Section 1 to insert the word "solely", before "by a two-thirds majority vote of the Voting Members"
PASSED to relocate and amend the section in ARTICLE II on Emeritus Teachers
PASSED to adopt a resolution specifying "instruction offered by an AmSAT member via phone or internet…Is not a substitute for the presence and hands-on guidance of a certified Alexander Teacher"
WITHDRAWN to adopt two models for One-on-One Apprenticeship in Teacher Training Courses
PASSED to appoint a special committee to investigate and study training standards and Course Requirements and to provide a yearly report at each AGM.