Proposed amendments to bylaws of BSC of North Carolina, Inc.
    October 24 2012 by

    Proposed amendments to bylaws of Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Inc.
     
    1.         Amendments Related to Non-Board Members of Special Committees:
     
    Motion 1:        The Board of Directors moves that Article I.C.5.a.(vi) and Article II.F.1. be deleted in                                     their entirety with the following language substituted in their respective places. 
               
                A.         Article I.C.5.a.(vi) (Committee on Nominations)
     
    Current Reading:
     
                (vi)      No person shall be nominated to serve on more than one (1) Convention committee or board of the Convention, its institutions, its agencies, its affiliated educational institutions or the Hospital (all as hereinafter defined in Article III.A.) at the same time. 
     
    Proposed Reading:
     
                (vi)      No person shall be nominated to serve on more than one (1) Convention committee, board of the Convention, special committee of the board of the Convention (as hereinafter named in Article II.F.), or board of its institutions, its agencies, its affiliated educational institutions or the Hospital (all as hereinafter defined in Article III.A.) at the same time. 
     
                B.         Article II.F.1. (Board Committees)
     
    Current Reading:
     
                1.         Selection of Committee Members.  The President and Vice-President of the Board shall be responsible for assigning all newly elected Board members to one of the Board committees or the special committees.  The assignment process and notification of assignments will be finished at least two (2) weeks prior to the January meeting of the Board. Also, the President and Vice-President will review and take into consideration any recommendations furnished by the Executive Leader associated with the work of a specific committee.
     
    Proposed Reading:
     
                1.         Selection of Committee Members.  The President and Vice-President of the Board shall be responsible for assigning all newly elected Board members to one of the Board committees or the special committees.  The assignment process and notification of assignments will be finished at least two (2) weeks prior to the January meeting of the Board. Also, the President and Vice-President will review and take into consideration any recommendations furnished by the Executive Leader associated with the work of a specific committee.  Any member of a special committee of the Board who is not a member of the Board shall not be serving at the same time on any Convention committee, any other special committee of the board of the Convention, or any board of the Convention’s institutions, agencies, affiliated educational institutions, or the Hospital (all as hereinafter defined in Article III.A.).
     
    2.         Amendment Related to the North Carolina Baptist Hospital
     
    Motion 2:        The Board of Directors moves that Article III.C.6. of the Bylaws be deleted in its                                            entirety with the following language substituted in its place. 
     
    Current Reading:
     
                6.         The committee of the Hospital’s board of trustees that oversees the School of Pastoral Care shall have as its members only trustees who have been elected by the Convention.
     
    Proposed Reading:
     
                6.         The committee of the Hospital’s board of trustees that oversees the Hospital’s Division of Faith and Health Ministries shall have as its members only trustees who have been elected by the Convention.
     
    3.         Amendments Related to Individuals Serving Less Than a Full Term on Commit-                                tees and Boards
     
    Motion 3:        The Board of Directors moves that Article I.C.2.c., Article II.B.3., Article                                                II.G.2.a.(vi), and Article III.B.3.c. be deleted in their entirety with the following                                                language substituted in their respective places.
               
                A.         Article I.C.2.c. (Convention Committees)
     
    Current Reading:
     
                c.          No person shall be eligible to succeed himself/herself on the committee on which he/she is serving until one full term has elapsed, provided he/she has served a full term; in addition, no person shall be eligible to serve on any other standing committee until one (1) year has elapsed.
    Proposed Reading:
     
                c.          No person shall be eligible to succeed himself/herself on the committee on which he/she is serving until one full term has elapsed after his/her service on such committee has ended whether through expiration of the term, resignation or otherwise; in addition, no person shall be eligible to serve on any other standing Convention committee until one (1) year has elapsed.
     
                B.         Article II.B.3. (Convention Board)
     
    Current Reading:
     
                3.         Election; Terms.  Each at-large member of the Board shall be elected for a term of four (4) years with, as nearly as may be possible, one-fourth (1/4) of the membership being elected at each annual meeting; provided, however, that any such at-large Board member who shall have been elected to fill a vacancy of less than two (2) years, shall be eligible to be re-elected to a full term. No person shall be eligible to succeed himself/herself on the Board after serving a full term of four (4) years until one (1) full term has elapsed.  The term shall begin on January 1, following the annual meeting of the Convention at which at-large members were elected; and shall end on December 31 following the Convention at which their successors were elected, unless sooner terminated; provided, however, the term of office of an at-large member who has not resigned, died, become disqualified, or been removed shall not expire until a successor shall have been duly elected and qualified.
     
    Proposed Reading:
     
                3.         Election; Terms.  Each at-large member of the Board shall be elected for a term of four (4) years with, as nearly as may be possible, one-fourth (1/4) of the membership being elected at each annual meeting.  No person shall be eligible to succeed himself/herself on the Board after serving on the Board whether such service has ended through expiration of the term, resignation or otherwise until one (1) full term has elapsed; provided, however, that any such at-large Board member who shall have been elected to fill a vacancy of less than two (2) years, shall be eligible to be re-elected to a full term.  The term shall begin on January 1, following the annual meeting of the Convention at which at-large members were elected; and shall end on December 31 following the Convention at which their successors were elected, unless sooner terminated; provided, however, the term of office of an at-large member who has not resigned, died, become disqualified, or been removed shall not expire until a successor shall have been duly elected and qualified.
     
                C.         Article II.G.2.a.(vi) (Fruitland Board)
     
    Current Reading:
     
                (vi)      No person shall be eligible to succeed himself/herself on the Fruitland Board after serving a full term of four (4) years until one (1) full term has elapsed; provided, however, that any Fruitland Board member who shall have been elected to fill a vacancy of less than two (2) years shall be eligible to be re-elected to a full term; and
     
    Proposed Reading:  
     
                (vi)      No person shall be eligible to succeed himself/herself on the Fruitland Board after serving on the Fruitland Board whether such service has ended through expiration of the term, resignation or otherwise until one (1) full term has elapsed; provided, however, that any Fruitland Board member who shall have been elected to fill a vacancy of less than two (2) years shall be eligible to be re-elected to a full term; and
     
                D.         Article III.B.3.c. (Institutions and Agencies)
     
    Current Reading:
     
                c.          No trustee or director shall serve a continuous term of more than four (4) years; and provided, however, that any such trustee or director, who shall have been elected to fill a vacancy of less than two (2) years, shall be eligible to be re-elected to a full term. A trustee or director having completed a full term of office shall not be eligible for re-election to membership on the same board until the elapse of one (1) year, but shall be eligible for immediate election to membership on the board of any other institution or agency.
     
    Proposed Reading: 
     
                c.          No trustee or director shall be eligible to succeed himself/herself on a board after serving on such board, whether such service has ended through expiration of the term, resignation or otherwise until the lapse of one (1) year; provided, however, that any board member who shall have been elected to fill a vacancy of less than two (2) years shall be eligible to be re-elected to a full term.  In addition, any trustee or director having completed his/her service on one board shall be eligible for immediate election to membership on the board of any other institution or agency.

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