The Executive Board, with the approval of the membership may amend the BY-LAWS to suit the business needs of SHMCNY. We, the Club have exclusive rights to the management and day-to-day operations of SHMCNY and at all times will act in the best interest of the Club.  These By-laws may be altered, amended or repealed and new By- laws may be adopted by the affirmative majority vote of the members of the Executive Board present at any annual meeting or at any special meeting, if at least thirty days' written notice is given of intention to alter, amend or repeal or to adopt new By- laws at such meeting. Such amendment, to be valid, must then be ratified by a majority of the members of the SHMCNY.