MOHANDESCanadian Society of Iranian Engineers and Architects

Board of Directors

Mohandes AGM to elect the 3 new members of the board of directors and 3 substituting members was held on May 7, 2014. The supervisory committee included Mr. Azima, Mr. Zahedi, Mr. Mahdavi, Mr. Sadr, Mr. Hamidi and Mr. Zamani.

The candidates were as listed below (alphabetically): 

1.  Mr.  Nader Akhbari
2.  Mr.  Mahboob Bolandi
3.  Mr.  Mohamad Kamyab
4.  Mr.  Mohsen Kazemi
5.  Mr.  Mohsen Refahi
6.  Mr.  Hamid Tabrizi

The total number of votes was 39 and the elected members were as follow:

1.  Mr.  Mahboob Bolandi (32 votes)
2.  Mr.  Mohsen Refahi (30 votes)
3.  Mr.  Mohamad Kamyab (29 votes)

These members were elected as the BOD members for the next two years. 

Mr. Akhbari (19 votes), Mr. Kazemi (13 votes), and Mr. Tabrizi (5 votes) were elected as substituting members of the BOD. The renewed members from 2013-2014 BOD were Mr. Darioush Tahmoureszadeh, Ms. Farima Vahid, Mr. Farhad Bakhtari and Mr. Mojtaba Haddadi.

The first meeting of the BOD for 2014-2015 year was held on May 13th, 2014 in order to elect the available positions as per clauses 5-4 & 5-5 of the constitution.

Majority of the board members were present in the meeting and the results of the elections was as follows:

Title Assignee
Chair Darioush Tahmoureszadeh
Vice Chair Farima Vahid
Secretary Farhad Bakhtari
Treasurer Mojtaba Haddadi
Head of Culture and Technology committee Mahboob Bolandi
Head of Registration and Membership committee Mohsen Refahi
Head of Social committee Mohamad Kamyab

Other BOD members that will work and cooperate with above executive committees are:

Mr. Nader Akhbari
Mr. Mohsen Kazemi
Mr. Hamid Tabrizi

In addition, BOD proposed some changes to the constitution.  The changes are as listed below:

1.   Clause 3- Change bullet (b):  She/he has a bachelor/ or higher degree in engineering, architecture or science

2.   Add bullet (c) to 3-2 bullet that reads:  She/he enrolled and finished her/his second year of study in accredited engineering, architecture or science program

3.   Add a new clause 3-6: BOD with a majority vote can accept membership of a person who does not meet the qualifications listed under clause 3-1/(a) to (d) however due to his/her other credentials (bachelor degree or higher) AND his/her service to engineering, architecture or science satisfies BOD of his/her eligibility to become member.

Based on the votes, items 1 and 2 were approved and the changes to the constitution will take place by the BOD. It was decided that item 3 needs to be revised. After bullet 3 is revised by the BOD, it will be voted on by the members.



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