8.1 At the discretion of the Council Chair, the Council may take an action without a meeting through an electronic ballot. If three or more members object to having a vote as proposed, the matter will be deferred to the next meeting of the Council. Actions by electronic ballot instead of a meeting may not include:
- amendments to the bylaws,
- approvals of Geisel-wide policies.
8.2 An electronic ballot item requires ratification by the Council in a meeting should any two voting Council members submit a request for discussion and ratification. Such request must be submitted in writing within 30 days of the closing date of the electronic voting period. Such requests for ratification of electronic ballot actions should be directed to the attention of the Council Chair.