[Noisebridge-board] Can I get a receipt for my 2010 dues?

Ryan Castellucci ryan.castellucci at gmail.com
Sat Aug 20 00:44:20 PDT 2011


Yeah, I'm aware of the donators vs members almost-non-distinction.
Aestetix said he'd proxy for me, but it sounds like Jake would prefer
I go fuck myself and I'm guessing he'll block. :-(

On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 11:28 PM, Noisebridge Treasurer
<treasurer at noisebridge.net> wrote:
> FYI, Jof, there is an official database of members, and I keep it. In
> the future, it will be kept by the secretary. Ryan I suggest that you
> ask a friend to bring up your situation as a proxy at a membership
> meeting. You can put it up as a discussion item on the wiki yourself,
> and I will probably be there to relay this conversation, but it would
> probably be good if you had a proxy there.
>
> Since it's not a clear-cut situation, I'd prefer to defer to the
> membership. According to the instructions on the wiki (I just edited
> it to change this) contacting a board member is a legit "official" way
> to abdicate your membership. It now says "treasurer and secretary"
> which is a little closer to the actual record-keeping. In theory it's
> totally fine if people abdicate via the president or a board member,
> but they would need to then relay that info to me and the secretary.
>
> Ryan, I really doubt that there would be any issues with reinstating
> you as a member, but I like to respect the consensus on this sort of
> thing. Especially since you can resume regular donations any time, and
> the only difference that being an official member provides is that you
> will be able to "participate fully in the consensus process" as they
> say.
>
> See https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Membership/FAQ and
> https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Membership etc regarding membership
> vs being a regular donor.
>
> -Kelly
>
> On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 09:37, Ryan Castellucci
> <ryan.castellucci at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I just want to be clear that the issue has been resolved on my end and I can
>> now continue being a member.  I'm just trying to figure out how that's going
>> to happen since it is very hard for me to attend the Tuesday meeting.
>>
>> -Ryan
>>
>> On Aug 2, 2011 5:37 PM, "Jonathan Lassoff" <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 12:08 PM, Ryan Castellucci
>>> <ryan.castellucci at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I asked jof to end it per whatever the procedure is supposed to be.
>>>> Beyond
>>>> that I think it's up to you as to whether or not my membership was ever
>>>> officially ended (I spoke with jof as to the reasons, but I still would
>>>> prefer he not share them).  I'd like to resume my membership since the
>>>> 'reasons' have been addressed, but it's quite hard for me to attend to
>>>> member meetings in person. What are my options?
>>>
>>> As far as I know, there is no "end this person's membership" process.
>>> When I spoke with Ryan over the phone about his circumstance (which
>>> was a totally legitimate, non-scary reason), I told him I'd just drop
>>> a note to our treasurer to explain. In searching through past mail, I
>>> sent a couple line note to treasurer@ at the time with details.
>>>
>>> As far as I know, there is no official database of members that we
>>> could update (short of the membership binder -- though I figure we'd
>>> want to know who was a member in the past for accounting purposes).
>>>
>>> Is there any other place that we can reflect that Ryan ended his
>>> membership?
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> jof
>>
>



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Ryan Castellucci http://ryanc.org/


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