Pain Society Of The Carolinas

Notice of Annual Meeting and Proposed Amendment to the Bylaws

NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT
TO THE BYLAWS
AND NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERSHIP FOR THE PAIN SOCIETY OF THE CAROLINAS

TO: all Voting Members of the Society                                                                       Date: October 31, 2014

Whereas on January 20, 2009, the Initial Board of Directors adopted the Bylaws for the Pain Society of the Carolinas Inc.:

Whereas Article 6, Section 6.02 states that the composition of the Board of Directors shall consist of nine (9) Active members to serve for two-year terms each;

Whereas the Society has achieved significant growth and impact in North and South Carolina;

Whereas the Board of Directors, at its 2013 Annual Board Meeting voted to propose an amendment to the Bylaws to increase the number of Directors from nine to thirteen. This amendment would then be set for a vote of the membership at the 2014 Annual Meeting pursuant to Article XI, Section 11.01.

Whereas, the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Membership is scheduled for Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:45 a.m. at the Belmond Charleston Place Hotel, 205 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401. ALL members are invited to attend the Annual Meeting regardless of registration for the Scientific Sessions. If you are only coming for the Annual Meeting of the Membership, please rsvp to terri@carolinapain.org You may also cast your vote by proxy. A proxy is attached. It is due at the Society offices by email to terri@carolinapain.org or mail to 145 Kimel Park Drive, Suite 330, Winston Salem, NC 27103 no later than December 1, 2014. Your proxy must be present at the Annual Meeting to vote on your behalf.

Therefore, the Board submits to the voting Membership the following:

CURRENT Article 6, Section 6.02 – Composition:
The Board of Directors shall consist of nine (9) Active members to serve for two-year terms each. No Director shall be elected for more than five (5) consecutive two-year terms. The Immediate Past President shall be an ex officio voting member of the Board of Directors for the three (3) years immediately succeeding the termination of his Presidency if not already one of the elected nine (9) Active Members.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT to Article 6, Section 6.02 – Composition

The Board of Directors shall consist of nine (9) thirteen (13) Active members to serve for two-year terms each. No Director shall be elected for more than five (5) consecutive two-year terms. The Immediate Past President shall be an ex officio voting member of the Board of Directors for the three (3) years immediately succeeding the termination of his Presidency if not already one of the elected nine (9) Active Members.

Respectfully Submitted this 25th Day of October, 2014. Richard Boortz-Marx MD
Secretary
The Pain Society of the Carolinas

If you have any questions, please contact Robin Hoyle, Executive Director
at robin@carolinapain.org or by telephone at 401-619-4682

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