[Foundation] Board preliminaries

Adam Theo theo at theoretic.com
Wed Jul 24 18:21:43 CDT 2002

I agree with 5 directors for this election. I also make it known that I 
am wanting to serve on the Board.

Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> As you are aware, in addition to electing a new Jabber Council we also
> soon be electing members of the Board of Directors. I will soon post more
> information about this process. For now, I'd like you to consider if you
> are interested in serving on the Board, or if you know someone who might
> be a good Director (they do not need to be members of the JSF and in fact
> it might be good to bring in Directors from outside our little community
> to give us new perspectives).
> 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. 
> Therefore PLEASE CHECK http://www.jabber.org/people/members.html and make
> sure that your JID is correct there. If not, please email me off-list.
> Hopefully we can decide this issue in the next week or two so that the
> Board elections can happen on schedule in late August.
> More soon.
> Peter
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> Peter Saint-Andre
> Jabber Software Foundation
> http://www.jabber.org/people/stpeter.html
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