[Members] proposed bylaw change: eligibility for membership

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Wed Mar 19 17:12:09 UTC 2014


I'm happy with this too.


On 19 March 2014 17:01, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> 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
>
> --
> Peter Saint-Andre
> https://stpeter.im/
>
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