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

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Thu Apr 10 15:39:08 UTC 2014


Wait, just to clarify here: Al and Ari resigned from the board? And
Tom is suspended?

d.

On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 12:31 AM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>>> >> +1-415-728-7490
>>> >>
>>> >> skype: nthmost
>>> >>
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>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
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>>
>>
>> --
>> Ronald Cotoni
>> Systems Engineer
>
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