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2007-09-09

Agenda

  • Prepare RC2 of the bylaws
    • diff of changes from 2007-07-29
      • Resolutions not yet implemented in this diff:
        • Run the final draft through a spellchecker
        • Add removal for cause for board members
    • diff of changes from 2007-08-05
      • Resolutions not yet implemented in this diff:
        • Add definitions of specialized terms to Article III, Definitions
        • Add removal for cause for officers of the board (removal from officer position)
        • Specify that all fractions are rounded up to the next person (e.g. 2/3 of 7 people = 4.666 = 5 people required for threshold)
    • diff of changes from 2007-09-03 (forthcoming)
    • diff of changes from 2007-09-05 (forthcoming)
      • Resolutions not yet implemented in this diff:
        • Add removal for cause for officers of the Core Team (removal from officer position)
        • Basically crib most of the stuff from the Board for the Core Team
        • Singular they and add to definitions

Minutes

Log

2007-09-09/log

Attendance

Notes

DONE


1. add removal for cause from the board of directors recall process parallels amendment process 2. add removal for cause from board officer positions 3. add removal for cause from core team officer positions 4. specify that all fractions are rounded up 5. all pronouns = singular they 6. add specialized terms to the definitions section singular they 7. double-check the core team part and see if everything's kosher 8. run the thing through a spell-checker.

add the ability to abstain from voting for board members explicitly

add the indemnification language

for the Core Team, you join after your 2nd consecutive meeting

Core Team meeting schedule: A.) no less frequently than every other week B.) no more frequently than weekly C.) chair can call special meetings C.) (1) absence at special meetings doesn't count against you


RESOLVED


rename Article IV from "Membership" to "Chapters"

IV.3: "There are no dues required for membership in the Organization." -> "There are no dues required for chapters."

IV.5: "Member status in the Organization may be terminated by the following means" -> "Chapter status in the Organization may be terminated by the following means"

IV.5.4: "Independent of the power of Removal for Cause, the Board of Directors shall be empowered to order suspension of membership or the suspension of particular membership privileges of any chapter..." -> "Independent of the power of Removal for Cause, the Board of Directors shall be empowered to suspend a chapter or articular membership privileges of a chapter..."

VI: "The members, directors, and officers of the corporation shall not be personally liable" -> "The chapters, directors, and officers of the corporation shall not be personally liable"

VI: "corporation" -> "Organization"

IX: "corporation" -> "Organization"

Definitions: Organization: If the Organization is incorporated, references to the Organization shall refer to its corporate entity.

Definitions: Chapter member: An individual who is a member of a chapter, as defined by that chapter.

Maybe some other things; see for yourself

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