[Foundation] Board preliminaries

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Jul 24 10:33:38 CDT 2002


On Tue, 23 Jul 2002, I wrote:

> Also, we need to have a quick vote on the number of Board members we will
> be electing. Section 4.4 of the Bylaws states the following:
> 
> ******
> 
> The Board of Directors of the Corporation shall be composed of not less
> than three (3) nor more than seven (7) Directors as determined from time
> to time by the Members of the Corporation. No decrease in the number of
> Directors pursuant to this section shall effect the removal of any
> Director then in office.
> 
> ******
> 
> Obviously this is rather unhelpful regarding elections. I would like to
> move that we set the number of Directors at five (5) and that this setting
> this number count as an official vote of the membership. This vote would
> need to take place soon, which is why I have resurrected memberbot and am
> currently sending subscription requests from memberbot at jabber.org to all
> elected members of the JSF. 

Just to be perfectly clear, I am not proposing that we amend the Bylaws to
set the number of Directors at 5 for all time. Instead, I am proposing
that we set the number at 5 for the purposes of the upcoming election, in
accordance with the Bylaws statement that this number shall be "determined
from time to time by the Members of the Corporation".

I didn't want anyone to get the wrong impression. :)

/stpeter




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