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From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
To: gentoo-nfp@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-nfp] Section 3.3. Special Meetings
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 21:16:23
In Reply to: [gentoo-nfp] Section 3.3. Special Meetings by "William L. Thomson Jr."
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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 >
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Re: [gentoo-nfp] Section 3.3. Special Meetings "William L. Thomson Jr." <wltjr@g.o>