Sons of Norway 2014
International Lodge Meeting
International Lodge Actions and Law Changes
ollowing is a synopsis of the changes to the policies, procedures and laws of Sons of Norway
approved by the 2014 International Lodge Meeting held in Jacksonville, Fla., August 21-23, 2014.
The Minutes of the Lodge meeting will be distributed to all International Board
and Directors, Delegates and Lodges of Sons of Norway.
CHARTER AND CONSTITUTIONS
2.6.1. REPRESENTATION (TO INTERNATIONAL LODGE MEETING)
Each District Lodge shall be entitled to two (2) Delegates
for the District (one of whom shall be the District President)
plus one (1) Delegate for each 300 members, or major
fraction thereof, in the District according to the last annual
report before the election. The District Lodge in computing
its representation, shall also include the members of a
newly established Local Lodge in its District, as and
provided for in 3.6.2.
2.6.2. STATUS OF INTERNATIONAL OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS
22.214.171.124. The and Directors elected at the last regular
International Lodge meeting, or their successors, shall be
members of the International Lodge, and in every respect
enjoy the same rights and privileges as the Delegate(s)
from the District Lodges, and they shall so act until their
successors have been elected and installed.
126.96.36.199. An or Director who is not re-elected to any
VIKING JANUARY 2015
International shall continue to be a member of the
International Lodge until the next regular International
Lodge meeting begins.
188.8.131.52. An or Director shall not be suspended
or expelled from their or the International Lodge
on account of the suspension, dissolution, or merger of
their District Lodge, or if they transfer to a Local Lodge
within another District, provided that they remain in good
standing with Sons of Norway.
2.9.3. MEETING BIDS
The place of the meeting shall be determined by the
International Lodge or the International Board of Directors.
Bids to host the International Convention must be forwarded
to the International Board of Directors at least 30 days prior
to the opening of the International Lodge meeting. Such bids
must have prior approval from the respective District Board
of Directors. The International Board of Directors shall
determine the time, in consultation with Host Lodges.