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Posted: January 7, 2016

Amendment to AMO National Constitution approved

The following amendment to the American Maritime Officers National Constitution was approved by a majority vote of the AMO National Executive Board in January and was approved by a majority vote of AMO members attending the regular monthly membership meeting at AMO National Headquarters on January 4, 2016. A more detailed report on this amendment will be published in the near future. The complete text of the AMO National Constitution containing this amendment will be distributed with the February 2016 edition of American Maritime Officer.

The first sentence of Article VI Section 4 (a) now reads: Effective January 4, 2016, there shall be a National Executive Board consisting of the National President, National Secretary-Treasurer, National Executive Vice President, National Vice President, Deep Sea, National Vice President, Inland Waters, National Vice President, Great Lakes, and National Vice President, Government Relations.