SEMA Bylaws Amendment Language

PRESENT: Article IV, Section 2: Types of Membership
Distributor/Retailer/Services: Any entity actively engaged in the distribution of automotive, motorcycle, marine or aircraft aftermarket products or services. Category includes warehouse distributors, jobbers, retailers, dealers, any corporation serving as advertising agents; autosport (sanctioning) organizations; race facilities; promoters; and car show production organizations.”

FUTURE: Article IV, Section 2: Types of Membership
Distributor/Retailer: Any entity actively engaged in the distribution of automotive, motorcycle, marine or aircraft aftermarket products or services. Category includes warehouse distributors, jobbers, retailers, dealers.”

Services: Any entity actively engaged in providing services to business in automotive, motorcycle, marine or aircraft aftermarket. Category includes any corporation serving as advertising agents; autosport (sanctioning) organizations; race facilities; promoters; and car show production organizations.”


PRESENT: Article VII, Section 2: Composition
“The Board of Directors of SEMA shall consist of the representatives of twenty-two (22) Active Members. Twelve (12) Directors shall represent manufacturers, eight (8) Directors shall represent distributors/retailers and two (2) Directors shall represent manufacturers’ representatives. From time to time, the Board of Directors may assign non-voting seats to industry members who represent various classes of membership.”

FUTURE: Article VII, Section 2: Composition
“The Board of Directors of SEMA shall consist of the representatives of ten (10) Active Members. Five (5) Directors shall represent manufacturers, three (3) Directors shall represent distributors/retailers, one (1) Director shall represent manufacturers’ representatives, and one (1) Director shall represent the Service category. In addition, the Board shall have at its discretion the ability to add a set of seats consisting of one (1) manufacturer Director and one (1) distributor/retailer director at any point in time in the future. From time to time, the Board of Directors may assign non-voting seats to industry members who represent various classes of membership.”


PRESENT: Article VII, Section 4: Election of Directors
“Directors shall be elected to the SEMA Board of Directors by written ballot of the Active Members of the category of membership the Director will represent, according to the procedures described in Article IX.”

FUTURE: Article VII, Section 4: Election of Directors
“Directors shall be elected to the SEMA Board of Directors by written ballot of the Active Members, according to the procedures described in Article IX.”

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