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On Thu, 05 Feb 2009 13:44:23 -0500
Richard Freeman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Lukasz Damentko wrote:
> > "No individual shall serve as a Gentoo Foundation Trustee and Gentoo
> > Council Member concurrently "
> > So if dertobi123 wishes to run for a position of a Trustee, he has to
> > resign from his seat on the Council.
> I don't think the bylaws say that Council members can't run for a
> position of a Trustee. It says that they can't serve as a Trustee.
> Presumably that can be handled by either stepping down from the Council
> upon winning a position as a Trustee, or declining to take office upon
> winning (that might seem counterproductive but it would allow one to see
> who came in next before deciding which office to hold). He certainly
> could run while still holding his current office.
> I think that this bylaw is counterproductive, but that's a different
> topic... :)
I think we made a mistake, yes.
Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <email@example.com>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Sparc, Userrel, Trustees)