[Noisebridge-board] board shit TO DO list

Ani Niow v at oneletterwonder.com
Wed Dec 16 12:25:26 PST 2009


No current plans. Works for me.



-Ani

2009/12/16 Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com>

> This is going to be really obnoxious to work out via email.  How about
> we have a meeting?  I bet we could take an hour and sort out everything.
>
> How about next Tuesday after the member meeting, or at 9 (whichever
> comes first)?
>
> Rachel
>
> Ani Niow wrote:
> > I'm really bad at replying to emails.
> >
> > 1. Should the process for Shannon be pretty much the same as it is for
> > Miloh and I? Paperwork-wise I mean. Not sure what to do about it either.
> >
> > 2. I already subscribed before this message was sent on my
> > v at oneletterwonder.com <mailto:v at oneletterwonder.com> account with no
> > troubles. Unless Andy gets to it first then feel free to subscribe
> > yourself Miloh.
> >
> > 3. I would like to know this as well. If you need anything from Miloh,
> > Shannon? and I don't hesitate to ask.
> >
> > 4. Had a look at the bylaws and here's what I found out:
> >
> > Directors: "*Section 4. Election and Term of Office of Directors.* The
> > directors shall be elected by the members as described in Article II of
> > these bylaws. Each director shall be elected for a term of one (1) year.
> > Each director shall hold office until a successor has been elected."
> >
> > That seems to be that you are correct. A director has a term of one year
> > and hold that until a successor is named.
> >
> > For officers however: "*Section 2. Election.* The officers of this
> > corporation shall be elected annually by the Board of Directors, and
> > each shall serve at the pleasure of the Board, subject to the rights, if
> > any, of an officer under any contract of employment."
> >
> > That last sentence that is in the directors section isn't there for
> > officers. Which means that officers are elected annually but it is
> > unclear what happens if they go past term.
> >
> > In any case, its been a year and looks like we should be electing
> > another one anyway. Would running an election be similar to the board
> > elections? If so we have the templates there and it shouldn't be that
> > difficult to run another one. I'd be happy to take up that task if no
> > one else will. If the elections for both are indeed similar than perhaps
> > next year the ED can be tacked on to the board ballot, seems easier that
> > way.
> >
> > 5. Rather not ignore this if there's a chance for penalty.
> >
> > 6. What is needed for this to happen and how can Miloh and I help with
> this?
> >
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > -Ani
> >
> >
> > 2009/12/10 Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com <mailto:rachel at xtreme.com
> >>
> >
> >     There is a bunch of crap to deal with.  Here is what I can think of:
> >
> >     1. I forgot to mention this in the election hoo-hah, but as of about
> a
> >     week ago I have received YES emails from everyone who was a member
> when
> >     Shannon was consensed as a director.  We need to do something with
> >     this... have to work out exactly what.
> >
> >     2. Welcome Miloh & Ani... whoever is managing this list (Andy?)
> please
> >     put them on it!  Let Andy know if I don't have the right email above.
> >
> >     3. Do we need to notify any governmental organization about the
> changes
> >     to our board & officers?
> >
> >     4. Are we out of an ED?  Someone pointed out to me recently that the
> >     Bylaws state that directors hold office until replaced, but that
> clause
> >     is not applicable to officers, and the ED term is supposed to be a
> year.
> >      The board is responsible for appointing the officers; WE do that by
> >     making the membership decide and then rubber-stamping it.  I
> personally
> >     do not have interest in running another election and would love for
> >     someone else to take that particular task on.
> >
> >     5. The one task the ED is supposed to do is a yearly accounting of
> >     finances.  Last year didn't really have much but maybe Jake, you
> could
> >     ask Mitch for his records through Dec 31 2008?  Or we could ignore
> it.
> >     Not sure if there is any penalty for that.  I suppose removing the ED
> >     from office should be sufficient and I'm pretty sure we have to do
> that
> >     anyway.
> >
> >     6. We need to officially change our address to 2169 and file some
> >     paperwork about that.  I remember noticing this a while ago and made
> a
> >     wiki page for board business,
> >     https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Board_Business.  I'm not putting
> the
> >     rest of this on there yet b/c I'm not sure of any of it yet.
> >
> >     I have a feeling there is something else but I can't think of it.
> >
> >     Rachel
> >
> >
>
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