Centers For Spiritual Living

Resolutions for Annual Spiritual Living Convention

 

Resolution #1 - ODM Amendment; Vacancies on Councils

RESOLVED, that Section 10.4 of the ODM of Centers for Spiritual Living be amended as set forth in the resolution distributed to the members.

This resolution would amend the ODM to provide that in the event of a vacancy on any of the above Councils, the Spiritual Leader, Field Leader, Executive Director, Leadership Council Chair, Nominating Council Chair and the Chair or council designee of the Council with a vacancy should recommend candidates to the Leadership Council to fill the vacancy.

The following is the text of the amended Section 10.4 of the ODM of Centers for Spiritual Living proposed by this resolution:

"Section 10.4. Vacancies: Vacancies in the Leadership Council, Minister Council, Practitioner Council, Member Council and Nominating Council due to resignation, death or removal will be filled by appointment by the Leadership Council.  In the event of a vacancy, the Spiritual Leader, Field Leader, Executive Director, Leadership Council Chair and the Chair or council designee of the Council with a vacancy shall recommend candidates to the Leadership Council to fill the vacancy.  If an appointee serves for less than half a term [less than eighteen (18) months served], the appointee will be considered to not have served a full term and is eligible for re-election for two (2) full terms [up to six (6) years].  If an appointee serves more than half a team [eighteen (18) months or more served] the appointee will be considered to have served a full term and will only be eligible for re-election for one term [three (3) years]."