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Organized March 21, 1952

65 years of Service to Retired School Personnel

MEETS THE SECOND FRIDAY EACH MONTH 

SEPTEMBER THRU MAY

You are welcome to attend!

FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH

6600 WOODROW AVE.

9:15 A.M.

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Our next meeting is Friday, February 8, 2019.

Speaker: Brian Manley, Austin Police Chief - "Challenges and Opportunities for Austin"

BUSINESS: We will be voting on amendments to our by-laws, as follows:

If adopted, the indication of change for each amendment is deleting content
by striking through and/or adding content by underlining.
PROPOSED AMENDMENT 1
If adopted, the president of the ARTA Foundation would officially become a member of the Executive Board, being allowed to make motions and vote on issues before the Board.
The change from “Chairmen” to “Chairs” is following the example of recent
changes to the TRTA constitution.
Current wording is:
ARTICLE VI: EXECUTIVE BOARD
SECTION 1. COMPOSITION. The Executive Board shall be composed of the Elected Officers, the Appointed Officers, and the Immediate Past President. Chairmen of Standing committees are designated as ex officio members of the Executive Board and shall be allowed to make motions and vote on issues before the Board.
Proposed wording:
ARTICLE VI: EXECUTIVE BOARD
SECTION 1. COMPOSITION. The Executive Board shall be composed of the Elected Officers, the Appointed Officers, and the Immediate Past President. Chairs of Standing committees and president of the ARTA Foundation are designated as ex officio members of the Executive Board and shall be allowed to make motions and vote on issues before the Board.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT 2
If adopted, the name of the Website committee would be changed to “Technology ” and its duties redefined to include the use of appropriate technology during the regular meetings, the inclusion of some forms of social media and the use of email.

Current wording is:
ARTICLE VIII: COMMITTEES
SECTION 3.DUTIES
U. Web Page Committee. This committee shall maintain the Web page.
Delete this wording and replace it with the following:

Proposed wording:
Article VIII, Section 3.U
Technology Committee. This committee shall oversee and maintain the use of technology equipment used at regular meetings to include the Web Site, Facebook, and any other form of Social Media Network that the committee deems appropriate and will oversee the use of email used to communicate with the general membership.

 Make plans now to join us for refreshments, socializing, program, and updates on health and retirement issues.