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Convention

29th National Convention

July 18-19, 2019
Hyatt Regency, Green Bay, WI

     Every four years, Western Fraternal Life has a National Convention. The purpose of the convention is to review the bylaws of the Association and to elect the Board of Directors and the Association president. Each lodge elects delegates from their members to represent the lodge. Each lodge is entitled to one delegate for every one hundred members, but each lodge is entitled to at least one delegate.


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Photos from the XXIX National Convention, July 18-19, 2019

Sep
05
If you would like to propose a bylaw change or addition to be considered at the next Convention, please submit your request to one of the individuals listed below. Please note, according to a change in the bylaws: ARTICLE VII, SECTION 43(a): “Bylaw changes or amendments must be submitted to the Pre-Convention Committee by January 1st of the Convention year."
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Sep
05
The XXIX Western Fraternal Life National Convention was held July 18-19, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Green Bay, WI.
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Sep
05
Western Fraternal Life again partnered with the charity Kids Against Hunger for a service project at the conclusion of the National Convention.
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Sep
05
The Young Member Summit was a feature of the National Convention.
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Sep
04
Messages from current and former members of the board of directors.
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Sep
02
At this year’s National Convention, a change was made to the bylaw that applies to beneficiary designations.
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Sep
02
Six Bylaw changes were passed at the Convention in 2019.
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May
30
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Apr
29
The following people are running for election as members of the Board of Directors for Western Fraternal Life. Election will take place at the National Convention.
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Mar
04
At the Board of Directors meeting held in February, we unanimously voted to nominate Craig Van Dyke to continue to serve as our president. Please join me, and the rest of the Board, and let's unanimously elect Craig to serve another four years as our president at the 29th National Convention.
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Jan
01
In July, we will be gathering in Green Bay, WI for the XXIX National Convention.
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Jan
01
The 2018 quadrennial Pre-Convention Committee meeting of Western Fraternal Life Association was held on Friday, October 26, 2018 by teleconference and at the Home Office, Cedar Rapids, IA.
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Nov
01
Important news for members about the election of Western Fraternal Life Association Board of Directors. During the 2019 National Convention in Green Bay, WI, delegates from each of the seven districts will assemble and nominate a Director from their respective district. Candidates for an elected Director position must indicate their intention to seek election and submit all required information regarding their qualifications prior to March 1, 2019.
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Aug
23
The pre-Convention Committee has scheduled a meeting for October 26, 2018. If you have any proposed by-law changes or amendments for the committee to consider at this meeting, send them to any pre-Convention member or Craig Van Dyke. Submitted by-law changes must include name and lodge number to be considered.
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Call 877-935-2467 to speak with a Western Fraternal Life Representative.