Your local chapter received the following note from the national SPJ office:
Please take time to read the proposals (available here: http://www.spj.org/proposedamendments.asp) and share them with your chapter members. Delegates to the Excellence in Journalism 2016 conference, which will be Sept. 18-20 in New Orleans, will be asked to vote on the proposals.
As stated in our bylaws, only delegates in attendance at EIJ16 will be allowed to vote on the proposed amendments.
For more information or questions about the proposed amendments, please contact Bylaws Committee Chairman Bob Becker.
NOTE: The headline was changed from the original to reflect a more accurate explanation of the proposed changes. More explanatory information is expected. Watch this space.