[Noisebridge-board] board shit TO DO list

Shannon Lee shannon at scatter.com
Mon Dec 21 16:49:18 PST 2009


Er, yes, Tuesday.  Tomorrow.

--S

On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 2:47 PM, Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com> wrote:

> 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
> > (503) 539-3700
> >
> > "Any sufficiently analyzed magic is indistinguishable from science."
> >
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Shannon Lee
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