#04: Electronic Meetings

David Graham cdlu at pkl.net
Wed Mar 26 16:12:16 UTC 2003

On Wed, 26 Mar 2003, John Goerzen wrote:

> [chairman hat on]
> Up for discussion:
> 04 Holding a meeting "electronically" is not limited to real-time. Email
>    counts.
>    The practice of meetings by email seems to be out of order.
>    Perhaps more committees will alleviate the need to email voting, if
>    the board is not supposed to concern itself with day-to-day business.
>    Article 7, para. 3 prevents email voting.

"The Board of Directors shall have the control and management of the
affairs and business of this organization. Such Board of Directors shall
only act in the name of the organization when it shall be regularly
convened by its chairman after due notice to all the directors of such

If the President sends a notice to the board that for the next week, a
meeting will be taking place in spi-board at lists.spi-inc.org, that is
notice, that is meeting, that meets the requirements of article 7
paragraph 3.

I don't see that as blocking it.

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