Bylaws Revision: BOD, Officers, Amendments [1]

Oliver Elphick olly at
Sun Jun 6 19:12:05 UTC 1999

"Nils Lohner" wrote:


  >The business of this organization shall be managed by a Board of Directors 
  >consisting of eight to 12 members, four of which shall be the officers of 
  >this organization.                         ^^^^^

  >  This is fine, but need to add that amendments to the appendices only 
  >require a 2/3 BOD approval, or something like that (i.e. if the BOD 
  >membership changes or the officer positions change, a vote should not even 
  >be needed to modify the appropriate appendix- this needs to be stated 
  >- Add text to allow easy modification of appendices
  >  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.
Why 2/3 rather than a simple majority?  This is organisational stuff, not
matters of principle.

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