Below are results of the recent elections.
First of all are the detailed results of the Wyoming Proposal which was voted on by the members (election closed October 15, 2020). The Wyoming Proposal: “I affirm the Board of Directors resolution to operate the CTCI Corporation under the laws of Wyoming” required a simple majority to pass.
This Proposal was overwhelmingly passed with a vote of 1,389 YES verses 552 NO; for a percentage of 71.56%
The Bylaw election which closed November 30, 2020, included 5 separate Bylaw amendments. Each amendment had to pass by a 2/3 majority or 66.67% of voting members. We are excited to report that all five of the amendments passed and exceeded the 2/3 majority threshold. The individual amendment results are as follows:
Article V Board of Directors
n) One Regional Director shall be elected for each of the odd-numbered Regions in October of the odd-numbered years, and for three even-numbered Regions in October of the even-numbered years,
This Proposal was passed with a vote of 1,518 YES verses 128 NO; for a percentage of 92.22%
Article IV Membership
e) Membership in CTCI is a Family Membership with one vote. A CTCI member in Good Standing is all inclusive and is defined as the Member, Spouse, Significant Other and their immediate family member(s) under the same household.
This Proposal was passed with a vote of 1,511 YES verses 140 NO; for a percentage of 91.52%
Article V Board of Directors
f) The Board of Directors shall meet in person once each year at the principal office or such other place as is designated by the President. Regularly is construed to mean no later than the 12th weekend of the year.
k) No member shall be eligible to hold elective office as a member of the Board of Directors for more than four years during any six year period, the period beginning on the date of the member’s first election as a member of the Board after January 1, 1971. In addition to ensure maximum opportunity for CTCI members to serve on the Board, no Board member shall be eligible to hold a Board position as a Director or as a Director at Large for more than a total of 10 years.
q) The final date for nomination of any member as a candidate for Director shall be August 1 of each year with the final date for the receipt, and counting, of ballots to be October 1st of each year.
t) (New Add) Any Board member resigning their position for reasons other than family or health reasons will not be allowed to run for the Board again without prior approval from the Board of Directors.
This Proposal was passed with a vote of 1,192 YES verses 455 NO; for a percentage of 73.37%
Article VI Officers
b) The Officers of CTCI shall be elected by the Board of Directors for a term of one year. The election to be conducted in conjunction with the first Board of Directors Meeting of the new calendar year with the term in office to begin at the commencement of the Board Meeting and to continue through to the commencement of the next calendar year Board Meeting.
e) (New Add) Board continuity is highly valued requirement to ensure a rigorous and smooth transition from one Board to the next. The Board is hereby authorized to appoint and establish a Director Emeritus, a non-voting position, and shall be filled by an out-going Board member whose term of office has ended. The Director Emeritus shall advise the new Board on all matters, and the term shall be for a one-year period.
This Proposal was passed with a vote of 1,230 YES verses 418 NO; for a percentage of 74.64%
Article IX Advisory Council
Article IX deleted in its entirety.
This Proposal was passed with a vote of 1,112 YES verses 533 NO; for a percentage of 67.60%
On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank everyone who participated by voting in the election. We are very thankful for all of the members’ support as we strive to improve CTCI operations.
CTCI Board of Directors
Bob Witt, President