Bylaws Revision: BOD, Officers, Amendments [1]

Darren O. Benham gecko at
Fri Jun 11 03:46:08 UTC 1999

On Sun, Jun 06, 1999 at 10:52:23AM -0400, 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 
8 to 12 or eight to twelve -- I think the second is more "correct," too

>   Need to move the names of officers into an appendix so it can be changed 
> without a membership vote.  The rest is fine.
> - Remove the names of the officers
> - Add an appendix which contains the names of the current officers and their 
> positions.  This appendix shall also state:
>   This section shall be modified to contain the names of the current 
> officers of the organization when necessary, and shall not require a vote 
> beyond the approval of the resolution appointing the officers.
Is there anything else that would be in the appendix?  If not, do the names
even need to be in this document?

>   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 
> somehow.)
Appendices should be fact and not proceedure.. so it shouldn't even need a
vote to change.

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