Resolution 2004-08-10.iwj.dbg.3: Board Advisors

David Graham - SPI Secretary cdlu at
Tue Aug 10 20:02:50 UTC 2004

The following resolution was accepted by the Board of Directors of SPI on
August 10th, 2004.

Resolution 2004-08-10.iwj.dbg.3: Board Advisors

This resolution supercedes resolutions 2003-07-26.bmh.1,,, 1999-08-12.iwj.1,


1. SPI aims to further the interests of its Associated Projects;

2. Associated Projects are not necessarily represented on
   SPI's Board of Directors;

3. The SPI Board may appoint or remove Board Advisors as it sees fit;


4. The Board hereby creates the position of Representative Advisor
   and offers one Representative Advisor seat to a
   representative from each active Associated Project.

5. Each Representative Advisor will be nominated and recalled
   at the discretion of the Associated Project being represented.

6. Each Representative Advisor is an Advisor by virtue of their
   nomination by the Associated Project, without further resolution
   of the SPI Board.

7. The SPI Board reserves the right to vary the number of
   Representative Advisor seats it offers to a particular Associated
   Project.  The SPI Board also reserves the right to reject,
   remove, or replace a Project's nominee(s), should the need arise.


8. Unless stated otherwise, Advisors appointed directly by resolution
   of the Board shall serve a term of one year from the date of their
   appointment, and may be renewed in the same manner they were
   appointed an unlimited number of times;

9. All Advisors shall be included on the Board mailing list, have
   the right to attend all Board meetings, and to propose and speak
   to, but not vote on, Board resolutions.  Advisors may not speak on
   behalf of SPI without the explicit permission of the Board.

David Graham, SPI Secretary
cdlu at

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