[Members] proposed voting item: setting Board size to 4

Florian Jensen admin at flosoft.biz
Fri Nov 6 14:59:22 CST 2009


seconded.

--Florian

On 6 Nov 2009, at 20:04, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

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> An XSF member pointed out to me that the items currently being voted  
> on
> do not completely solve the problem we set out to solve, because they
> don't increase the Board size from 3 to 4!
>
> Therefore, in accordance with Section 3.12 of the Bylaws, I propose  
> that
> we add another voting item to the meeting on November 24, namely:
>
>   The Membership of the Corporation hereby sets the number of
>   Directors to four (4).
>
> This change will not be reflected in the Bylaws (which establishes  
> only
> that the number of Directors shall be between 3 and 7 -- or, assuming
> approval of the proposed change to Section 4.4, between 3 and 5).
> Instead, it will be noted as the standing policy of the XSF until the
> Membership votes otherwise.
>
> If five percent (5%) of the Members second this proposal, it will be
> added to the agenda for the meeting on November 24. Because the XSF
> currently has 46 members, that means only 2 people need to second this
> motion in order to proceed. Naturally, normal voting rules apply to  
> the
> actual voting on this item (right now we're only try to get it on the
> agenda), which means that in the meeting we'll need to raise a quorum
> (one-third of the members = 14 people) and then a majority of the
> quorate members will need to vote in favor.
>
> Seconds?
>
> Peter
>
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> Peter Saint-Andre
> https://stpeter.im/
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