Revised June 2001
NAME AND PURPOSE
The name of this Council of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) shall be the Council for PICII.
The primary objectives of the Council shall be:
The Council shall consist of the members of the following Divisions:
The Board of Directors of ASEE, by majority vote, may change the Divisions and Constituent Committees comprising the Council in any manner. The Council Board, by majority vote, may recommend changes to the ASEE Board of Directors, except that a two-thirds majority vote of the Council Board is required to recommend disestablishment of any existing Division or Constituent Committee.
OFFICERS AND DUTIES
The Council shall have the following officers whose terms of office shall be as indicated:
The duties of each officer of the Council shall be those usually associated with the respective offices including the following:
He/She shall supply to the officers of the Council up-to-date copies of these bylaws with all amendments, within sixty (60) days following the annual business meeting of the Council, provided that changes were made.
The Chair/Secretary shall provide an annual report of council activities to the ASEE Board of Directors.
ELECTIONS AND SUCCESSION OF OFFICERS
Section 1. DUTIES
Section 2. MEMBERS
The Council Board shall be the council officers, the Chairs of the standing committees, and one representative from each Division and Constituent Committee listed as Article II, Section 1, of these bylaws. The Division and Constituent Committee representative shall normally be the Chair or the Chair-elect of each Division or Constituent Committee.
Section 3. PROXIES
If a representative of a Division or Constituent Committee listed in Article II, Section 1, is unable to serve on the Council Board or attend a Council Board Meeting, the appropriate Division or Constituent Committee shall designate a replacement from among the Officers of the Division or Constituent Committee.
The Council Board shall hold its annual business meeting at the time and place of the Annual Conference of ASEE. The time and place of the annual business meeting shall be announced to the members of the Council Board not less than thirty (30) days before the date of the meeting.
A semiannual meeting may be held at a place and on a date to be selected at the annual business meeting of the Council Board.
Special meetings of the Council Board may be called by the Chairperson upon fifteen(15) days notice to its members.
Special meetings of the Council Board may be called by the Chair upon fifteen (15) days notice to its members.
The rules contained in Robert's Rules of Order (latest edition) shall govern the Council in all cases which applicable, and in which they are consistent with the Constitution and Bylaws of ASEE or the Bylaws of the Council; in other cases the Constitution and Bylaws of ASEE shall govern.
AMENDMENTS TO BYLAWS
These Bylaws, except for Article VIII, may be amended by a twothirds vote of the members of the Council Board attending and voting at a meeting of the Board.
These Bylaws may also be amended by a letter ballot of the members of the Council Board, mailed by the Secretary, the amendment being approved if twothirds or more of the ballots returned within thirty (30) days after they are mailed are favorable.
Amendments may be proposed by the Council Board or may be submitted by petitions signed by not less than fifty (50) individual members of ASEE to the Council Chairperson through the Executive Director of ASEE.