[Members] proposed bylaw change: eligibility for membership
joachim.lindborg at sust.se
Wed Mar 19 19:41:07 UTC 2014
CTO, systems architect
Sustainable Innovation SUST.se
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Email: Joachim.lindborg at sust.se
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2014-03-19 19:49 GMT+01:00 Ashley Ward <ash.wardly at gmail.com>:
> 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.
> > ###
> > 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
> 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.
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