#03: Board meeting quorum issues

Taral taral at taral.net
Mon Mar 24 22:20:46 UTC 2003

On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 03:40:49PM -0500, David Graham wrote:
> The reason I think quorum should be eliminated is that a board member who
> is interested in the functionning of the organisation will make evey
> attempt to attend meetings. If a resolution or a motion is passed that the
> board member does not favour, that board member will learn not to miss
> board meetings.

This argument is somewhat persuasive -- in the case of sufficient notice
and objection periods.

> I believe board members should be allowed to appoint proxies to attend
> board meetings on their behalf, with limits - such as you can only attend
> 25% of meetings by proxy and/or no individual can proxy for you more than
> once.

This I think I could find acceptable.

Taral <taral at taral.net>
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