[Members] proposed bylaw change: eligibility for membership

Ashley Ward ash.wardly at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 18:49:05 UTC 2014


On 19 Mar 2014, at 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.
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> CURRENT TEXT:
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> 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.
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> PROPOSED TEXT:
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> 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.
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> The rationale for removing the first sentence of the current text is that the initial meeting of the Board of Directors occurred in 2001.
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> 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.
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> Peter

Looks good to me.

Just want to confirm though that we don’t actually have any un-natural members at the moment that would be affected by this.

—
Ash
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