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From: "David W. Morgan" <>
Subject: RE: [BOARD-L] By-laws amendments (fwd)
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 15:46:59 -1000 (HST)
In-Reply-To: <200501312324.j0VNOINi009342@ms-smtp-01.tampabay.rr.com>


Nobody is trying to push it through quickly. If this urgent motion
fails, then we will just have to wait until the general election
to vote on it, that's all.

David


On Mon, 31 Jan 2005, Cyndie wrote:

> I understand. The current AB structure has been in place for years even
> with the change in Census Project. There has been no detriment to the
> project and voting on this in the regular election will cause no future
> detriment to the project.
>
> I realize that my speaking against this motion intensifies the desire for
> some to push it through quickly, but it is my elected duty to do what I can
> to ensure my area is represented fairly. I'm sure you can understand that.
>
> Thanks for hearing me out and to all those who have emailed me in support of
> my position.
>
> Cyndie
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David W. Morgan [mailto:]
> Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 3:37 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [BOARD-L] By-laws amendments (fwd)
>
>
> The motion is to decide whether or not the AB considers this to be
> an urgent matter, not to decide whether or not to amend it. If this
> motion fails as urgent, then the amendment will be voted on in the
> regular election cycle.
>
> I call the question.
>
> David
>
>
> On Thu, 27 Jan 2005, Jan Cortez wrote:
>
> > I would respectfully move that the USGenWeb Advisory Board consider the
> > bylaw amendment sponsored by the ARGenWeb and co-sponsored by MSGenWeb,
> > TXGenWeb, DEGenWeb, MIGenWeb, ORGenWeb and WIGenWeb Projects as *urgent*,
> > so that it would be placed before the membership for a vote, at the
> earliest
> > possible convenience of the EC. Text as follows:
> >
> > > Current Article:
> > > ARTICLE V. COMPOSITION OF ADVISORY BOARD
> > >
> > > The Advisory Board membership shall consist of: the National
> Coordinator,
> > > four (4) State Coordinator Regional Representatives, eight (8) Local
> > > Coordinator Regional Representatives, one (1) representative each from
> The
> > > USGenWeb Archives Project, The USGenWeb Census Project, and The USGenWeb
> > > Tombstone Project, and beginning in 1999, one (1) at-large
> representative.
> > > All shall have voting privileges except the National Coordinator who
> shall
> > > vote only in the case of a tie. The regions from which State Coordinator
> > > and Local Coordinator Representatives are elected shall be decided by
> the
> > > Advisory Board on an annual basis.
> > >
> > > Strike "one (1) representative each from The USGenWeb Archives Project,
> > > The
> > > USGenWeb Census Project, and The USGenWeb Tombstone Project," and
> replace
> > > with "one (1) Special Projects representative elected by members of The
> > > USGenWeb Archives Project, The USGenWeb Census Project, and The USGenWeb
> > > Tombstone Project" . . .
> > >
> > > The amended article will then read:
> > >
> > > ARTICLE V. COMPOSITION OF ADVISORY BOARD
> > >
> > > The Advisory Board membership shall consist of: the National
> Coordinator,
> > > four (4) State Coordinator Regional Representatives, eight (8) Local
> > > Coordinator Regional Representatives, one (1) Special Projects
> > > representative elected by members of the special projects, and one (1)
> > > at-large representative. All shall have voting privileges except the
> > > National Coordinator who shall vote only in the case of a tie. The
> regions
> > > from which State Coordinator and Local Coordinator Representatives are
> > > elected shall be decided by the Advisory Board on an annual basis.
> > >
> > > In addition, the Section 3 of Article XIII regarding Special Projects
> > > would
> > > need to be amended:
> > >
> > > Current article:
> > > ARTICLE XIII. SPECIAL PROJECTS
> > >
> > > Section 3. The staff members of The USGenWeb Archives Project, The
> > > USGenWeb
> > > Census Project, and The USGenWeb Tombstone Project shall each elect one
> > > Special Project Representative to serve as a voting member of The
> USGenWeb
> > > Project Advisory Board.
> > >
> > > This amended section would read:
> > > Section 3. The staff members of any special projects (as defined in
> > > Section
> > > 1) shall elect one Special Project Representative to serve as a voting
> > > member of The USGenWeb Project Advisory Board.
> >
> > Respectfully submitted,
> >
> > Jan Cortez
> > NE/NC CC Rep
> >
> >
> >
> > ==== BOARD Mailing List ====
> > "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's
> consent."
> > Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)
> >
>
> David W. Morgan Honolulu Hawaii
> CC Representative, SWSC Region, USGenWeb Project
> http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~dmorgan/
>
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David W. Morgan Honolulu Hawaii
CC Representative, SWSC Region, USGenWeb Project
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~dmorgan/


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