[Foundation] today's discussion agenda

Thomas Muldowney temas at box5.net
Wed Aug 28 11:07:11 CDT 2002


These discussions are informal gatherings we use to keep ourselves up to
date, and have a time to gather and discuss outside of the official
meetings.  The official meeting is still scheduled for the 5th of Sept.

--temas


On Wed, 2002-08-28 at 10:35, Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:
> 
> 
> On Wed, 28 Aug 2002, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> 
> > I've put together a brief agenda for today's discussion in the foundation
> > room on conference.jabber.org:
> >
> > http://www.jabber.org/discuss/2002-08-28.html
> 
> With respect to the agenda of the members meeting - correct me if I am
> wrong but my understanding is that the JSF Foundation is already in
> existance for over a year.
> 
> So I'd expect that in order for this to be 'the' annual meeting you'd want
> to do a couple of things to stay clean with the local governments and be
> proper enough as to be able to deal with things like liability, proper
> conduct, IRS dealings for 501(c)/non-profit versus not-for-profit.
> 
> Very Common items are (and I am not 100% sure to what extend these must be
> done at this meeting in the US under the statues you incorperated under) -
> but I'd certainly would expect them to be there:
> 
> - Roll call together with the Call for quorum.
> - Establishment of the agenda/new business item open for addition.
> - Apart from a review also a Report by the officers and/or their
>   subcomittees.
> - Omnibus resolution and/or approval of the financial statement to
>   allow the board to replace itself and discharge the old directors
>   of any wrongdoing.
> - Establishing or talking about your goals for the next year
>   and specifically the Budget. Wether this needs to be approved
>   depends on your bylaws.
> - New Business
> - Announcements
> - Adjournment
> 
> If needed I can try to explain why each of the items is generally there.
> 
> Dw
> 
> 
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