WEA RA Forms and Procedures
Proposed Amendments, New Business Items, and Resolutions to be presented at the 2020 WEA Representative Assembly are processed through the WEA Documents and Resolutions Work Team using the appropriate forms by Feb 14, 2020 if they are to be part of the March 16, 2020 WEA Representative Assembly (RA) packet mailing and PDF Packet posting.
Documents and Resolutions will assist any affiliate or individual delegate in editing, publishing, and obtaining consideration for any proposal submitted.
Documents and Resolutions will edit any proposal submitted to conform to the appropriate format and language. After any substantive editing, the submitter will be contacted prior to submission for the RA at the address or phone number given on the submission form.
All proposals submitted to Documents and Resolutions shall be reported to the WEA Board prior to RA and the Board may take a position at any meeting. The Board will take a position on amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws at the January and March meetings. The Board may also become an additional submitter of a proposal.
- Amendments to the Constitution (Word) (PDF) – Deadline 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2020 (8 weeks prior to RA)
- Amendments to Bylaws, Standing Rules, Continuing Resolutions, and Representative Assembly Rules Submission (Word) (PDF) – Deadline 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 17, 2020
- New Business Item Submission – Deadline 10:00 p.m., Thursday, April 16, 2020
- New Resolution Submission Form – Deadline 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 17, 2020
Documents and Resolutions Work Team members will be available on Friday, April 17, 8:00-10:00 a.m., at their table, to provide delegate assistance with proposals of all New Business Items and Resolutions.
All New Business Items and New Resolutions will be numbered and ordered at the time of submission. However, the presiding officer may choose to take items out of order if so desired. Items that have major revisions after printing may be renumbered and considered later in the RA.
Please follow the instructions as outlined in Excerpts-RA Standing rules for Resolutions and NBIs.