[Foundation] Board preliminaries

bauer at michaelbauer.com bauer at michaelbauer.com
Wed Jul 24 12:23:02 CDT 2002


I second Peter's motion and call for the vote.

On Wed, 24 Jul 2002, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> 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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