[Members] proposed bylaw change: eligibility for membership

Matthew A. Miller linuxwolf at outer-planes.net
Wed Mar 19 17:03:45 UTC 2014


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On 3/19/14, 11:01 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> I would like to propose a change to Section 2.1 of the XSF's bylaws, to be considered at the next
meeting of the membership.
>
> ###
>
> CURRENT TEXT:
>
> The initial Members of the Corporation shall be admitted upon the
affirmative vote of the Board of Directors of the Corporation at the
initial meeting of the Board of Directors. Thereafter, to be eligible
for membership, a person, corporation, organization, or other entity
must complete a written membership application in such form as shall be
adopted by the Board of Directors from time to time.
>
> PROPOSED TEXT:
>
> Membership in the Corporation is limited to natural persons. To be
eligible for membership, a person must complete a written membership
application in such form as shall be adopted by the Board of Directors
from time to time.
>
> ###
>
> The rationale for removing the first sentence of the current text is
that the initial meeting of the Board of Directors occurred in 2001.
>
> The rationale for adding a new sentence and modifying the second
sentence is to make it clear that only natural persons (not
corporations, organizations, or other entities) are eligible for
membership in the XSF.
>
> Peter
>
I second this proposal.

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Matthew A. Miller
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