[Noisebridge-discuss] the board election was crap and you know it.

Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 07:31:30 UTC 2014


Ta da.

https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Meeting_Notes_2014_04_08

No pull requests required.


On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 10:22 PM, Ronald Cotoni <setient at gmail.com> wrote:
> If you think it was crap, follow the bylaws and do what they say.  I believe
> it is something along the lines of
> (c) the vote of the members or, if the corporation has fewer than 50
> members, the vote of a majority of all members, to remove the director(s);
>
> I would suggest putting in a github pull request for a new election with a
> date and another that requires consensus as the same that the current board
> be dismissed when the elections are complete.  That should solve this.  That
> is what you have to do if you think it was crap.
>
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 6:23 PM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Yes, why bother doing what's Right or even following your own written
>> policies at all?  Al will just throw a temper-tantrum that you're
>> getting in the way.
>>
>> --Naomi
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 3:59 PM, Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Why bother with a new election? If Naomi doesn't like the results,
>> > she'll
>> > just come up with some other reason to say that was a sham election
>> > also.
>> >
>> >
>> > On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 10:57 AM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi. Do you like social justice?  Sure, we all do.
>> >>
>> >> Some of you will remember that back in November, a consensus item
>> >> passed that dictated that:
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> > "If a
>> >> > member has not identified themself as such by adding the
>> >> > Category:Members
>> >> > to their wiki user page by $DATE, they shall no longer be a member of
>> >> > Noisebridge."
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> https://noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2013-November/040368.html
>> >>
>> >> I want to bring your attention to a problem.
>> >>
>> >> $DATE was never assigned a real value.
>> >>
>> >> However, when the board election happened, the list of members
>> >> eligible to vote was shortened to reflect the above edict as if it had
>> >> been implemented.
>> >>
>> >> It hadn't.  It shouldn't have been.
>> >>
>> >> The resultant disenfranchisement of true Members (any number of them)
>> >> due to a misapplied policy means that the board election was a sham,
>> >> and should be redone.
>> >>
>> >> OK?
>> >>
>> >> Let me know if I've got anything wrong about this.
>> >>
>> >> Thanks,
>> >> Naomi, who was sham-elected to the sham board and wants things done
>> >> Right.
>> >>
>> >> ps. despite passing a consensus item about 3 weeks ago that says the
>> >> list of members should be published in the github repo, I don't see it
>> >> in there.
>> >>
>> >> https://github.com/noisebridge/bureaucracy/tree/master/people
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Naomi Theora Most
>> >> naomi at nthmost.com
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>> >>
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>> >>
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> --
> Ronald Cotoni
> Systems Engineer



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