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From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
Subject: Re: Section 3.3. Special Meetings
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 21:16:07 +0000
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On Mon, 28 Apr 2008 17:02:59 -0400
"William L. Thomson Jr." <wltjr@g.o> wrote:

> For the most part this section is fine. One thing that does need to be
> changed is the following
> 
> "when requested in writing by not less than ten percent (10%) of all
> members entitled to vote at the meeting."
> 
> I think we can exclude the last bit, entitled to vote at meetings.
> Members aren't voting at meetings, board members, and officers are. Thus
> simply 10% of them writing in calling for a special meeting should be
> suffice.
> 
> Also I am not sure we need to spell out the last part of who makes the
> official call for the meeting. I guess it can't hurt, if that goes along
> with duties and roles. But really any member of the board or officer
> could. Providing they have and could provide upon request, 10% or more
> of the members written requests for a meeting.
> 
> One thing to think about. Do we want 10%+ of the members individually
> emailing in calling for a meeting? Kinda seems like the place for a
> petition of some sort? If individual, might also need to re-word writing
> to mean/say emailing? also maybe provide an address where to email?
> trustees@g.o Pretty sure we can/should include details like that
> in by laws.
> 

I believe we should establish a mailing list for foundation members
only just to handle this sort of situation.  Maybe something like
foundation@g.o  I don't see how to do a petition --- perhaps my
brain is numb by now --- but it would be a bit easier I think if we can
do it.
> -- 
> William L. Thomson Jr.
> amd64/Java/Trustees
> Gentoo Foundation
> 


- -- 
Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Sparc, Devrel, Userrel, Trustees)
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