At our most recent public Council meeting, some significant motions were passed regarding the Bylaws of AUSU.
In 2015, we received an opinion from our lawyer about the legality of the amendment process for our bylaws. This started a long process of research, consultation and more research about how we could remedy the situation to ensure we were in compliance with the Post Secondary Learning Act of Alberta. The biggest question was – how do you amend the part of the bylaws that say how you can amend them? It was a bit of a “chicken or the egg” conversation!
After research was conducted by different members of the Executive team, I wrote a proposal for amendments and brought it to Council on February 11. I am SO proud to say that it was passed unanimously!
At this point, we have begun to enact the process of bylaw amendment; using our proposed new process which can be found in detail here.