P&P Amendments Adopted
at May 6, 2006 Region Meeting
On May 6, 2006, the Region adopted changes to Chapter 3, Elections, to bring them into conformity with National and Division policies and procedures; and the procedures actually being used by the Region.
The Region also adopted increases to Chapter 4, Section 8, Disbursements for Region Travel Expenses to make them the same as Division.
Policies and Procedures amendments are shown below in Track Changes format.
3-1-2 The term of office shall be three fiscal years.
3-1-3 A member may be elected to no more than two (2) consecutive terms. A member who is appointed or elected to complete a Region Director or Section Chief term, may be elected to two (2) more consecutive terms
3-1-4 The Region Director
and Sections Chief elections
shall be supervised by the Region Election Coordinator.
The Region Director may name additional or alternate Region Election Coordinators.
5 T he method
of determining the
position of Patrol Representative shall be
determined by the patrol.
fiscal year of election, officer position, and term for elections are:
WM2 Section, term 2005 - 2007; 2006, WM1 Section, term 2007 - 2009;
2005, WM3 Section, term 2006 - 2008;
2005, Region Director, term 2006 - 2008;
2007, WM2 Section, term 2008 - 2010;
2008, WM3 Section, term 2009 – 2011;
2008, Region Director, term 2009 - 2011;
2009, WM1 Section, term 2010 - 2012;
2010, WM2 Section, term 2011 - 2013;
2011, WM3 Section, term 2012 - 2014;
2011, Region Director, term 2012 - 2014;
2012, WM1 Section, term 2013 - 2015;
2013, WM2 Section, term 2014 - 2016;
2014, WM3 Section, term 2015 – 2017;
2014, Region Director, term 2015 - 2017.
7 Each election
shall be held on the following schedule:
announced in Region
December 31 Nominations closed
and position statements due
7 Ballots ,
resumes and position papers sent to eligible members
March 7 Ballots must be returned to be valid
March 10 Announcement of election results
July 1 Term of office begins
election material (notices,
announcements, resumes, position papers,
ballots ) may be sent by US
Postal Service (first-class) or by email.
9 Election material shall
be sent to the Patrol Representatives for distribution to the members eligible
shall be returned to Region Election Coordinator. Member ballots
shall be keep
election material shall be keep for
seven (7) years.
4-8-9 Maximum reimbursement for mileage expenses
Central Division P&P, Chapter 5
Maximum reimbursement for lodging expenses shall be
$25.00 per night.
reimbursement for meal expenses shall be $7.00 for breakfast, $7.00 for lunch,
and 15.00 for dinner. No expenses for alcohol can be reimbursed.
Central Division P&P, Chapter 5 , F90-7.
sufficient funds are not available to pay all allowed and approved travel
the Region Treasurer shall pay the mileage expenses first, then lodging
expenses, and finally meal expenses.