Bylaw Revision for the TFCA General Membership

Bylaw Revision for the TFCA General Membership

The Texas Foster Care Association Board of Director’s, by way of a recommendation from the Executive Committee, presents the following bylaws revision to the general membership at a special called meeting on September 17, 2019, at 11:00 AM central time via conference call.

Proposed Bylaw Revision (additions in bold/no deletions)

ARTICLE II  MEMBERSHIP

SECTION 2

MEMBERSHIP CLASSIFICATIONS:  There shall be the following classes of membership available in the ASSOCIATION as follows:

B.  CHILD PLACING AGENCY, RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTER AND OTHER GENERAL RESIDENTIAL OPERATIONS STAFF:  Child Placing Agency, Residential Treatment Center and General Residential Operations membership shall be available to all child placing agency, residential treatment center and general residential operation personnel.  The benefit of this membership includes attending all meetings of the ASSOCIATION and receiving all mailings.  This membership does establish eligibility for holding office within the ASSOCIATION.  Each child placing agency, residential treatment center or general residential operation member shall be eligible to be appointed to serve as a chair and/or member of any of the standing or special committees of the ASSOCIATION, according to these bylaws.

C. ORGANIZATIONAL:  Organizational membership shall be available to all Local, County, and Regional, State or other types of FOSTER PARENT Associations or Child Placing Agencies or Residential Treatment Centers or other General Residential Operations.  This membership includes individual memberships for members of the Organizations and direct care staff of the Residential Treatment Centers or other General Residential Operations.  It also includes individual voting rights for members and it does establish eligibility for holding office within the ASSOCIATION.  All foster parents and direct care staff members will receive all mailings of the ASSOCIATION.

Conference Call Instructions

This is a special called meeting of the membership of the Texas Foster Care Association that will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at 11 AM central. Please call 605-313-5924 and use the code 804963.