NCRA members will have the opportunity to vote on seven amendments to the Constitution & Bylaws during the Annual Business Meeting on July 30. The amendments are available through NCRA’s website at NCRA.org/c&b/2015amendments. The amendments range from allowing people who are Certified Realtime Captioners to be Registered Members to asking all committee members to review the laws and requirements of NCRA before undertaking committee work. In addition, an amendment will consider the possibility of granting voting rights to Certified Legal Video Specialists who are NCRA members.
The Constitution & Bylaws permits all eligible NCRA voting members to vote through electronic means on Bylaws amendments and contested Board of Directors elections. Members who are eligible to vote and not in attendance will be able to sign on to the secure website and vote through a private, secure link during the 12-hour voting period, which should open within two hours of the end of the Annual Business Meeting. Members who are interested in voting (link to article on theJCR.com) must have an active email address on file in NCRA’s membership database.
Members attending the Annual Business Meeting will also be voting on a proposed dues increase.
The Annual Business Meeting will take place at 8:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, July 30. The Annual Business Meeting will be held in conjunction with NCRA’s Convention & Expo in New York, N.Y.