[Members] number of Board / Council numbers

Jehan jehan at zemarmot.net
Mon Sep 22 14:00:00 CDT 2008


Hi,

and so should we vote for only 3 board members? Or for any desired number?
Thanks.

Jehan

Peter Saint-Andre a écrit :
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> Some years ago, we limited the number of Council members to 5, so in
>> Council elections only the top 5 vote-getters are elected. However,
>> this is not reflected in the Bylaws.
>>
>> It's unclear even to me if we similarly restricted to Board to 3
>> members. I thought we had, but I haven't yet found explicit evidence
>> of that in the list archives. If we did, the top 3 vote-getters will
>> be elected. If not, then any candidate receiving more than 50% of the
>> vote will be elected. IMHO that could be confusing -- what if we have
>> 20 people run for Board and they all receive 50% of the vote?
>>
>> I will do some further research about this and post links so we can
>> get this clarified.
> 
> Sorry, I haven't had a chance to do this yet. I suggest that we put this
> on the agenda for the meeting in which we vote on accepting new and
> returning members for Q3 2008 (i.e., probably sometime in late October).
> 
> /psa
> 


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