Re: SPI bylaws overhaul: Board Attendence

From: Josh berkus <josh(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Martin Michlmayr <tbm(at)cyrius(dot)com>
Cc: Jimmy Kaplowitz <jimmy(at)spi-inc(dot)org>, spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Re: SPI bylaws overhaul: Board Attendence
Date: 2016-11-16 19:14:18
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On 11/16/2016 11:10 AM, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Josh berkus <josh(at)postgresql(dot)org> [2016-11-16 11:03]:
>> One chronic problem we have had with the SPI Board is failure to attend
>> meetings causing board meetings to be recessed due to lack of quorum.
> It hasn't been a problem in recent years though.

Not *as much*. But it's happened in the last 3 years, at least a couple

>> As such, I would like to see some reference to a Board Attendence Policy
>> in the new bylaws, e.g.:
>> "The Board shall adopt a Board Meeting attendence policy which will
>> require sitting board members to attend the majority of Board meetings
>> in each year. Violation of this policy will cause the immediate removal
>> of the board member with replacement per Section 7."
> Note that the following resolution on "Attendance Policy" is still in
> effect:
> I don't mind putting something into the bylaws though. Directors
> definitely have to take their obligations seriously.

Maybe just a one-line reference in the main directors paragraph?

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