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From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
To: gentoo-nfp <gentoo-nfp@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-nfp] Article III Meetings of members
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 18:55:20
In Reply to: [gentoo-nfp] Article III Meetings of members by "William L. Thomson Jr."
On Mon, 2008-04-28 at 13:59 -0400, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote:
> Just to back up for a moment. > > The more I read through this section, multiple passes. It really seems > more like Foundation meetings, than meetings of members. In some places > where it mentions members, foundation could be swapped out. In other > places, foundation added as a modifier to members. > > I just don't see when members are ever gathering to meet. Normally it's > the board, or officers who meet. This seems moot, but in subsequent > articles it says membership approval, revocation, etc must be decided on > by a vote of the members. I assume during a meeting. > > Which that is horribly slow if nothing else. Not to mention our > voting/election process is not tied to meetings. The only ones who vote > during a meeting are the board members and offices. > > Sure technical both board members and officers are foundation members. > But this section is just worded very oddly. I would prefer this article > be called Foundation Meetings, instead of member meetings.
Fine by me. I can't imagine that we would ever hold a member vote real time. -- Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o> Developer, Gentoo Linux (Devrel, Sparc, Userrel, Trustees)


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