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[ProgSoc] Re: [ADMIN] Proposed Changes
[ no idea why this is admin related, if affects everyone ]
On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 11:46:25AM +1100, alister air wrote:
> Or alternatively (I've done similar things to this before, but on a larger
> scale for incorporated associations):
> On Tue, 12 Mar 2002, Michael Miller wrote:
> > Motion 2 - Voting Rights
> > Delete 4.2.4
> > Insert Clauses after 7.1
> > 1) All general meetings held by the society shall be open to all members
> > and non-members, although the latter has no voting right.
> All General Meetings of the Society shall be open to any interested
> person. Members of the Society shall have speaking and voting
> rights. Non-members of the Society shall only be granted speaking rights
> by the Chair.
But sound good.
> > 2) Each member shall have the right to one vote at general meetings. A
> > member who is unable to attend a general meeting can vote by appointing
> > another member to act as his/her proxy for the purposes of casting said
> > vote. Such proxy votes shall be submitted in writing to the Committee
> > presiding over the general meeting.
> Each Member of the Society shall have one vote at meetings of the
> Society. A Member who is unable to attend a Meeting may submit a proxy
> vote to the Secretary of the Society. This proxy vote must be in writing,
> signed by the Member, and witnessed by a second Member, and must be
> submitted seven (7) days before the date of the Meeting.
What is with the preoccupation with signed, written stuff? Surely a signed
email from a member will suffice?
> > Motion 5 - Minutes, prescribed rules etc published to site
> > Add to 5.5.3 . They shall publish minutes of all meetings; and rules and
> > regulations as may be prescribe by the Executive Committee on the Society
> > Website.
> Avoid "they". Give the task to a person - the Secretary, in this
> case. Here I'd replace "they" with "The Secretary of the Society".
Both sounds good.
> > Motion 6 - Writing to include email
> > Insert 11.
> > 11. DEFINITIONS
> > 1. Writing - shall include email
> Definitions should be at the start, and should include "member", "society"
> and anything else we mention during the document. I haven't the time to
> go through this properly. "'Society' shall be the Programmers' Society of
> the University of Technology, Sydney". for example. "'Union' shall be the
> UTS Union". Blah blah blah.
It'd be useful if someone could go through and fix up the these; it'd be
good to have a clear constitution.
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