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[ProgSoc] Re: [EXEC] Re: [ADMIN] Proposed Changes
Seeing as this is now going to progsoc, I'll repeat myself:
On Tue, 12 Mar 2002, Anand Kumria wrote:
> [ 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:
> > > 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.
This seems a little extreme. Even if one takes "writing" to include
email, how does the member "sign" it, and have a witness? 7 days is also
too much, seeing as nominations don't close until 12 noon on the day of
I think the only requirements for proxy votes should be that they be
received by 12 noon on the day of the meeting and that they should be sent
to either psexec or progsoc.
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