Proxies & Proxy Voting at Membership or Board Meetings (NC)

/ Owner - April 22, 2018

We get lots of questions about proxies and proxy voting. And that’s understandable, as proxy issues at meetings can get very confusing.  A proxy is simply a power of attorney as could be used to open a bank account or buy a car for another person. If proxies are permitted at a meeting, the proxy can likely be given to any person or entity. That’s because the person carrying the proxy isn’t really who is at the meeting–the proxy giver is. FYI, most parliamentary books like Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised (11th Edition) REALLY don’t like proxy voting:     Read the article………………

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