Agenda Eighth General Assembly
See the EighthGeneralAssemblyMinutes
for the minutes and Irc log of assembly
Time and Place
The 8th General Assembly will be virtual, using IRC channel #foswiki-association on the freenode network.
If you cannot be present at the General Assembly, you can still use proxy participation according to the articles.
Time & Date
- IRC, Freenode, #foswiki-association
Current Chair and Board
(Appoint minute taker)
I. Call for Quorum
Please send an email to the board if you cannot make it to the Assembly. Each member present can represent up to two other members.
The following active members ask to be represented according to § 9.7 of the AssociationArticles
II. Election of two vote counters
Please see AssociationVoting
for the different options regarding how to vote.
At 15 minutes prior to teh GA no vote counters are required: the election will be uncontested and no other formal votes are on the table.
III. Induction of new members
As Article 5 says that new members must be proposed by a member and supported by two additional existing members
At the day of the G.A. these are
Colas is returning as an active member as his membership lapsed in the last year or two.
requested via email to move from an Active member to Supporting member
IV. Election of the of the Board of Directors and substitute members
We elect three board members this time with these members standing down two-year term
Proposals for board members (if you do not accept, please use strike to remove yourself, so you don't get added again):
For votes about people the vote should be anonymous to the degree, it is practical. We will repeat the method from last year and send the votes by email to the two vote counters.
V. Non-Board Auditors / Financial Report
give their audit result
Acceptance of financial statement can happen by open vote (clap of hands is normal unless there are objections).
Election of two auditors for the next year
(the auditors have the duty to review the accounts when the financial year is over)
The election can happen by open vote (clap of hands is normal unless there are objections).
VI. Proposals received from the members for Bylaws
Vote for each of the ByLaws
The GA for next year is planned for:
This is the 1st Friday after Easter Sunday (1st April) if this is a problem please speak up and we can push the date to the 13th or 20th April but not earlier.
for the reasoning behind the dates chosen.