Special Membership Meeting - June 20

Register Keyboard PicA Special Membership Meeting has been organized to review proposed bylaw changes. The agenda will also include an update from President Judy Szynborski.

Date: Thursday, June 20th, at 8:30 am

Location: REALTOR® Center, 8440 Old Leonardtown Rd, Hughesville, MD

Registration – RSVP here by Monday, June 17th. Per SMAR bylaws, a quorum of at least 50 Realtor® members must be present to vote.

A message from President Judy Szynborski:

Dear SMAR Member:

The SMAR Board of Directors reviews the Association Bylaws annually and recommends additions, deletions, and other changes. 

At the February Board of Directors meeting, the Board approved various bylaws changes which included electronic voting for members. This will enable more members to participate in the election process. Download the complete summary of proposed changes here.

A Special Membership Meeting is required for the SMAR Association Bylaws review and final membership approval. The agenda along with past membership meeting minutes may be downloaded here.

Special Membership Meeting Date: June 20th at 8:30 am at SMAR, 8440 Old Leonardtown Rd, Hughesville.

Quorum required: RSVP here by Monday, June 17th. Per SMAR bylaws, a quorum of at least 50 Realtor® members must be present to vote.

I hope you will be able to attend this special membership meeting on June 20th where we will provide an explanation of the changes and answer any questions you may have.

Judy Szynborski
2019 SMAR President

Download a copy of the complete bylaws with proposed changes here.

*According to "ARTICLE XVI - AMENDMENTS" to SMAR's Bylaws, at least one week notice is required to the voting membership.


Section 1.    These Bylaws may be amended by the majority vote of the Members present and qualified to vote at any meeting at which a quorum is present, provided the substance of such proposed amendment or amendments shall be plainly stated in the call for the meeting, except that the Board of Directors may, at any regular or special meeting of the Board of Directors at which a quorum is present, approve amendments to the Bylaws which are mandated by NAR policy.

Section 2.    Notice of all meetings at which amendments are to be considered shall be sent to every Member eligible to vote at least one (1) week prior to the meeting. Notices shall be sent by first-class mail, electronic communication, including email, or any other means permitted by law that has been approved by the Board of Directors for sending such notices.