Bylaws Revision: BOD, Officers, Amendments 
Ean R . Schuessler
ean at novare.net
Tue Jul 20 22:09:40 UTC 1999
These sound fine to me. Is there a definative version on the web anywhere?
Perhaps we should put the bylaws into CVS.
On Mon, Jul 19, 1999 at 01:18:39PM +0200, Nils Lohner wrote:
> [ 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
> this organization.
> 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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