Thursday, December 10, 2009

Addition of "ability status" to statement of inclusion

Change: Addition of “ability status” to the statement of inclusion.

Occurrence: Article III, § 3, a.

Rationale: This addition is in accordance to the Consortium’s commitment to equality, inclusion and social justice.

New proposed text:

Article III: Executive Board
§3. Qualifications
a. Individuals elected shall be people interested in and willing to contribute to advancing the mission of the Consortium in conducting elections, members shall be reminded that the Consortium is committed to inclusion of all in leadership roles (including, but not limited to, assistant directors/program coordinators, people from different regions and different types of institutions/entities, transgender individuals, same-gender loving people, people of color, two-spirit people, individuals with limited economic resources and people of varying ability status).

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