Resolution to amend the Democrats Abroad Charter by establishin g a process to dissolve Country Committees that have been out of compliance for four (4) years

Proposed by Quaide Williams (Chair, Germany) and Adrian Smith (Mexico)


BE IT RESOLVED, that the Democrats Abroad Charter shall be amended as follows:


Section 5.10 shall be appended to Article 5 of the DA Charter as follows: "If a Country Committee remains out-of-compliance (Section 5.4) or suspended (Section 5.9) for four (4) consecutive years, the Country Committee shall be automatically dissolved and removed from the DPCA unless the DPCA Executive Committee by a 7/8ths vote provides a three (3)-month extension to such Country Committee to return to full compliance.”


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the effective date of this amendment shall be January 1, 2019.



Proposed: March 27, 2017