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From: Ellen Pack <>
Subject: Re: [BOARD-L] Revision of EC Procedures
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 14:03:02 -0500
At 05:16 PM 10/15/2003 -0500, Phyllis wrote:
>Section A: Part 3: numbered 7 for revision purposes
>The EC will have the right to petition the AB for the removal of an AB
>member? You have a total of 12 members and if 7 of them vote to remove an
>AB member, you can accomplish what Parliamentary Authority requires be done
>by petition of those who elected the AB member? It would still require a
>vote of the general membership, but only those who elect should be able to
>petition for such a vote.
>If you are referring to an AB member who is on the EC, then this paragraph
>is redundant, because an EC member is an EC member regardless of whatever
>other position in USGW P might be held.
>SW/SC CC Representative
Hi, Phyllis -
The EC is not suggesting that the Committee remove an AB Rep assigned to
the EC. Nor is the EC suggesting that the AB rep be removed from office,
but only from the EC, and only for actions detrimental to the integrity or
functioning of the EC, or violation of members privacy.
The AB may either honor the request for removal, or not. This
recommendation only gives the EC the right to present the petition upon a
majority vote of the EC.
The petition (request) for removal must be...
"...for Cause including but not limited to: failure to perform his/her
duties on the EC especially during critical election periods; disruptive,
inappropriate, or unprofessional behavior either on the EC list or
publicly; public or private breech of confidentiality of either the EC list
or Project members information; non responsiveness; and/or other actions
not in keeping with the intent and spirit of the EC which present a
conflict of interest. "
The recommendation also states that the petition will be accompanied by
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