ByLaws

Please Note: There is a proposal to modify the current bylaws
of the 3M Council. Proposed new bylaws.

As a permanent structure within the STLHE, the Council is represented on the STLHE Board of Directors by its Chair.  By agreement with the Board of Directors, the Council will share in any basic infrastructure of the STLHE created to support communication and programming (i.e. Administrator and Secretariat).

The officers of the Council will be:

  • The Chair—responsible for providing overall leadership, liaising with the STLHE through membership on the STLHE Board of Directors, and overseeing Council projects.  The term of office shall be two years, with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

  • The Vice-Chair—responsible for representing the Council and the Chair at Board meetings, when designated.  The term of office shall be two years, with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

  • The Past Chair—responsible for facilitating the transition to the new leadership team for one year.

  • The Secretary-Treasurer—responsible for keeping up-to-date records of the Council, and for acting as recording secretary, when required.  The term of office shall be two years.

  • The 3M National Teaching Fellowships Program Coordinator (ex-officio).

  • Two members-at-large—responsible for participating in meetings of the Executive Team and contribute to the goals of the Council.

Election of officers (Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary/Treasurer, and two other members-at-large of the Executive Team) will be held online.

The annual general meeting (or ‘Assembly’) will be held in conjunction with the STLHE Conference.

The Council has the right to levy and change its membership dues in order to sustain its operations.

The Council strives to meet its forecasted expenses with anticipated revenues and to maintain a general reserve fund for contingencies.

If surpluses are generated by the activities of the Council, these surpluses are to be retained for future Council operations.  Similarly, any deficits will be promptly paid from surpluses and the reserve fund.