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===New Board of Directors===
 
===New Board of Directors===
*Features: Nelson, Gavin, Karen, and Elizabeth
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*Now features: Nelson, Gavin, Karen, and Elizabeth
 
**Fred is being considered for a seat on the board as well
 
**Fred is being considered for a seat on the board as well
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=====What this means=====
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*The Board of Directors is the new decision-making body, instead of the core team
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*A majority of its members must approve any course of action before it can be taken
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**This makes a smaller body that is accountable and makes binding decisions, and that can easily be consulted to communicate the intent behind their decisions
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*An even number of members of the board introduces the possibility of tied votes, but this is acceptable for now.
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**Fred may join the board if he is able to stay involved on the national level.
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=====Things for the Board to Do=====
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*Write the policy documents (mission statement, etc.) that we need.
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*Formalize how new chapters are registered and recognized, including criteria for recognizing chapters.
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*Formalize the rules for choosing board members
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*Hold the first in-person board meeting January 4-7 at Harvard
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**Final drafts for crucial documents will be completed by the end of this meeting

Revision as of 23:34, 18 December 2005

Yay Core team Meetings!

Agenda

Basically we're going to repeat the agenda from 2005-12-04 since none of it was really resolved last time due to low attendance. Hopefully this will be better attended since people are generally done with finals.

Minutes

Attendance: Gavin, Nelson, Andy Scudder, Erek, Karen Rustad, Sahal Ansari

New Board of Directors

  • Now features: Nelson, Gavin, Karen, and Elizabeth
    • Fred is being considered for a seat on the board as well
What this means
  • The Board of Directors is the new decision-making body, instead of the core team
  • A majority of its members must approve any course of action before it can be taken
    • This makes a smaller body that is accountable and makes binding decisions, and that can easily be consulted to communicate the intent behind their decisions
  • An even number of members of the board introduces the possibility of tied votes, but this is acceptable for now.
    • Fred may join the board if he is able to stay involved on the national level.
Things for the Board to Do
  • Write the policy documents (mission statement, etc.) that we need.
  • Formalize how new chapters are registered and recognized, including criteria for recognizing chapters.
  • Formalize the rules for choosing board members
  • Hold the first in-person board meeting January 4-7 at Harvard
    • Final drafts for crucial documents will be completed by the end of this meeting