[Members] proposed bylaw change: eligibility for membership
gnauck at ag-software.de
Wed May 14 19:31:12 UTC 2014
I also second this proposal.
On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 8:41 PM, Joachim Lindborg
<joachim.lindborg at sust.se>wrote:
> Joachim Lindborg
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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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