#01: Election of board members by SPI membership [CALL FOR VOTE]
jgoerzen at complete.org
Tue Apr 1 20:21:49 UTC 2003
I vote yes.
On Tue, Apr 01, 2003 at 02:19:23PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> [ chairman hat on ]
> The below bylaws amendment is up for vote among bylaws committee members.
> Committee members, please reply to this message with your vote. Yes or no
> only, please.
> This vote will end one week from today or when three yes or three no
> votes are received, since the outcome will then be certain.
> [ proposal follows ]
> The second paragraph of Article 7, the one beginning with "The directors to
> be chosen", shall be removed. In its place, insert the following:
> Each seat on the Board of Directors, including those for officers, shall
> have a term of two years. Seats for officers, excluding the secretary,
> shall be up for election once every two years starting in 2003. Seats
> for the other members of the board shall be up for election once every
> two years starting in 2004. Elections shall be held at the same time
> each year and are open to all contributing members. Membership in the
> Organization is not a prerequisite for holding a seat on the Board.
> In years when an officer election is held, two questions shall appear on
> the ballot: a selection for president and a selection for treasurer. The
> second-place candidate in the selection for president shall be vice
> In years when an election for non-officer Board seats is held, one
> question shall appear on the ballot: selection of board members. If x
> seats are up for election, then the top x candidates in the election
> will be appointed to the Board.
> After each annual election, the entire Board, including new members,
> shall pass a resolution appointing a secretary. The Board may also pass
> a new resolution at any time selecting a new secretary. The secretary
> selected must already be a non-officer member of the Board.
> No single person may run for more than one seat in any given election.
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