9.0 Meetings

9.1 MEETING OF MEMBERS

The conduct of all meetings of the members shall be governed by Roberts Rules of Order, Newly Revised.

9.2 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS

a. the Annual General Meeting of the members shall be held in May.
b. Notice of this meeting shall be posted on the Guild=s website, or mailed to all members via electronic mail or Canada Post,.
c. at this meeting, all Executives and chairmen of committees shall present their annual reports, and new Executives shall be elected for the coming year and auditors appointed.

9.3 SPECIAL MEETING

Meetings for the conduct of any special business may be called by the Executive, or by a petition of twenty members at any time, provided that notice is given to all members at least one week before the date of the Special Meeting, stating the general nature of the business to be transacted at it.

9.4 GENERAL MEETINGS

General Meetings of the Guild shall be held monthly from September to May, inclusive: the dates, time and place of same to be fixed by the Executive.

9.5 QUORUM

a. a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting of the members will be fifteen percent of all members in good standing.
b. each Regular and Spouse Member present at a meeting shall have the right to exercise one vote.

9.6 VOTES TO GOVERN

a. at any meeting of the members every question shall, unless otherwise required by the Constitution or Bylaws of the Guild or by any law, be determined by the majority of votes duly cast on the question.
b. in the case of equality of votes at such meeting, the chairman of the meeting shall be entitled to an additional or casting vote.