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

Alexander Gnauck gnauck at ag-software.de
Sat Nov 7 04:57:36 CST 2009

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?


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