[Foundation] today's discussion agenda
stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Aug 29 12:37:07 CDT 2002
4th of September. :)
Jabber Software Foundation
On 28 Aug 2002, Thomas Muldowney wrote:
> 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.
> 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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