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In a number of other cases, the ad hoc committee identified—on their own or on the basis of input from trustees or former officers—things that ought to be done differently in the future and offered a range of options for discussion and decision at the 2019 Council meeting. A few examples: whether to not to retain past presidents as officers in some capacity, the length of terms for trustees, and the means of populating the nominating committee. A few themes predominated such cases: turnover is good, greater opportunities to serve are good, and a greater voice for the elected trustees is good. In short, those changes which did not simply align the letter with practice were uniformly designed to make the Society more representative.
As for the specifics of how: Robert's Rules and the process for amendments delineated in the current (and proposed) constitutions.