Resolution to amend the Democrats Abroad Charter to provide for leadership diversity based on a more inclusive definition of “sex”

Proposed by Merrill Oates (Regional Vice Chair-EMEA; Vice Chair, Hungary)


BE IT RESOLVED, that Section 4.4 of the Democrats Abroad Charter shall be struck and replaced as follows:

Section 4.4 (Leadership Diversity)

The International Chair and International Vice Chair shall be from different Country Committees and shall not be of the same sex, as declared by each candidate in advance of the election. For the purposes of this section, the term “sex” is defined as male, female, intersex, or any other classification of sex that is legally recognized by any state or federal jurisdiction within the United States of America.



Proposed: March 21, 2017