Bylaws Revision: BOD, Officers, Amendments 
lohner at spi-inc.org
Mon Jul 19 11:18:39 UTC 1999
[ Unless there is a problem with the changes proposed herein, the next post
will contain the entire modified bylaws (sections 3-12 as sections 1 and 2
may not be modified). There will be a brief comment period (should not be
long since people have had a chance to comment throughout the changes) and
then the bylaws will be put before the BOD for a vote. It's almost done!
ARTICLE SEVEN - BOARD OF DIRECTORS
[Only the first sentence is changed for clarification]
The business of this organization shall be managed by a Board of Directors
consisting of eight to 12 members, four of whom shall be the officers of
ARTICLE EIGHT - OFFICERS
[remove the names of the officers and replace with the following text:]
The officers of this organization shall hold the positions of President,
Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The names and positions of the
current officers are found in Appendix A of these bylaws.
ARTICLE TWELVE - AMENDMENTS
[add a second paragraph to this section]
Appendices containing organizational information shall not require a vote
of the membership for modification. They may be modified by a 2/3 vote of
the Board of Directors, unless otherwise stated therein.
APPENDIX A - OFFICERS OF THE COMPANY
[added... see section 8 changes]
This section shall contain the names and positions of the current officers.
It shall be modified to contain the names of new officers of the
organization when necessary, and shall not require a vote beyond the
approval of the resolution appointing the officers.
The officers of the organization shall be as follows:
President: Ian Jackson
Vice President: Martin Schulze
Secretary: Nils Lohner
Treasurer: Darren Benham
Nils Lohner Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
E-Mail: lohner at spi-inc.org PO Box 1326
Board Of Directors <board at spi-inc.org> Boston, Ma. 02117 USA
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