Re: SPI Bylaws Amendment - Removal by Membership

From: Theodore Ts'o <tytso(at)mit(dot)edu>
To: John Goerzen <jgoerzen(at)complete(dot)org>
Cc: spi-general(at)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Re: SPI Bylaws Amendment - Removal by Membership
Date: 2002-12-11 23:27:00
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On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 01:04:34PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> I put forth this as an alternative to get us out of our current mess.
> Proposal follows:
> It is resolved that following be appended to the end of Article Seven of the
> By-Laws of Software in the Public Interest, Inc.:
> A director or officer may also be removed for any or no reason when
> two-thirds of the contributing members support such an action under a vote
> as established in article five. If the Secretary is the subject of the
> vote, an independant inspector of election shall fulfill all duties normally
> performed by the secretary under article five, for the purpose of this vote
> only. The quorum for the vote shall be the same as for any other
> contributing member vote.

How about adding that if a director or officer has missed three
consecutive board meetings, the threshold becoems one-half?

- Ted


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