[Noisebridge-board] board shit TO DO list

Ani Niow v at oneletterwonder.com
Mon Dec 21 14:51:34 PST 2009


I'm still down for meeting this Tuesday after the member meeting. Rather at
least begin to take care of these before the end of the year but if that
doesn't work for everyone than the 5th should do.


-Ani

2009/12/21 Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com>

> So the member meeting is on tuesday... I assume the 'thursday' is the typo?
>
> How about we meet in January, the 5th or the 12th.  Will that work for
> people?  Please respond, either way.
>
> Rachel
>
> Shannon Lee wrote:
> > I will be settling into the Disney Land Hotel next thursday night after
> > the member meeting.
> >
> > --S
> >
> > On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com
> > <mailto:rachel at xtreme.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     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>
> >     <mailto: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> <mailto: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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> > --
> > Shannon Lee
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> >
> > "Any sufficiently analyzed magic is indistinguishable from science."
> >
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