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Please help us continue saving pets in our community by joining us for a delicious fundraiser at BJ's Restaurant in Menifee on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, from 4 PM to 9PM. Save the date!

You must bring the following flyer with you and present it at the fundraising event so that Bj's will donate 15% of food sales to our organization.

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The Annual Board meeting of the Menifee Valley Humane Society and election of Directors and Officers will be held on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012. The meeting is open to all MVHS members.

Date: Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Location: Call for meeting location: 951-246-7960

Positions open: Three Director positions (2 year terms). Two Officer positions to be elected from filled Director positions (Treasurer, Vice President).

Qualifications of Directors: From the MVHS Bylaws adopted May 25, 2011:

Section 5.4 Qualifications of Directors: A candidate for director must meet all the following qualifications at the time of appointment and throughout his or her term of office:

  1. At least 18 years of age
  2. Has held membership in good standing in MVHS or in another formally organized humane society or animal rescue organization deemed by the Board of Directors to provide sufficient experience
  3. Agrees to be bound by and support the purposes in the MVHS Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws and the Policies and Procedures Manual of MVHS, as adopted and amended from time to time pursuant to Section 6.12 of these Bylaws
  4. Has no record of being convicted, adjudged, or otherwise recorded as guilty by a final judgment of any court of competent jurisdiction of (1) a felony, or (2) a crime involving moral turpitude, or (3) on a determination by any court, or official of the State of California, any County, City, or quasi governmental agency of violating any law, rule or regulations

To apply for a director position:

Submit a resume and personal statement to the Menifee Valley Humane Society Board of Directors by U.S. mail or via e-mail. Resumes must be received by 5pm June 15th to be considered.

Mailing address: 30141 Antelope Rd. #D649 Menifee, CA 92584

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Election Procedures: From MVHS Bylaws adopted May 25, 2011

Section 5.3 Appointment The officers are appointed by majority vote of the Board of Directors at its annual meeting from among the directors on the Board of Directors after the vacant director positions are filled.

Section 6.7 Election of Directors The vacant director positions will be filled by majority vote of the Board of Directors at its annual meeting from qualified candidates who have submitted an application to the Board of Directors as provided in the Policies and Procedures as adopted and amended from time to time pursuant to Section 6.12 of these Bylaws. The candidates receiving the highest number of votes up to the number of vacancies to be filled are elected.

The vote on the Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Menifee Valley Humane Society took place
on Wednesday May 25, 2011.

The results of the vote are:
  • Number of YES votes to approve the Amended and Restated Bylaws – 26
  • Number of NO votes to reject the Amended and Restated Bylaws - 9

The number of YES votes exceeds the 2/3 majority vote needed to approve the Amended and Restated Bylaws.

The Amended and Restated Bylaws have been approved by the membership of the Menifee Valley Humane Society.

The ballots were counted and the results certified by:
Brad Long, President
Patty Dorati, Director
Nan Miller, MVHS Member

Notice of vote on the Amended and Restated Bylaws of Menifee Valley Humane Society, Inc.
a California Public Benefit Non-Profit Corporation

Current MVHS members who have paid annual membership dues are eligible to vote on the Amended Bylaws

Voting will take place at the Kay Ceniceros Community Center on Wednesday May 25th from 6:30pm-7:30pm. The center is located at 29995 Evans Rd. Menifee, CA 92586.  Members must be present to vote. No proxies are allowed.

Memberships are based on the calendar year from January 1st – December 31st.  Membership applications and a copy of the Amended Bylaws are available on the MVHS Website at:

Membership applications and a copy of the Amended Bylaws are also available at the Kay Ceniceros Center and the Sun City Public Library.

Membership applications may be requested by phone by leaving a message at 951-246-7960.  Membership applications must be received by a MVHS director or received at the MVHS posts office box no later than 5pm on Monday May 16th, 2011 to be eligible to vote on May 25th 2011.


Sincerely,

MVHS Board of Directors
Brad Long, President
Jan Ritt, Vice President
Sherri Moore,  Secretary
Mary Dimmler-Long, Director
Patty Dorati, Director
Nina Medina, Director