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Important Agenda Items - VanLUG AGM - Wednesday 30 May 2012

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Attention all VanLUG Meetup members.

Please take note of the following special items on the agenda for our VanLUG AGM to be held this Wednesday, 30 May 2012:

Item  6) Special Resolution: “Be it resolved that the membership of Vancouver Linux Users' Group Society shall become legally constituted under the Societies act of B.C.” (Note that this resolution must pass with a 75% super-majority to become effective).

Item  8) Bill McGrath; Presentation on VanLUG governance; and accompanying motions:
1. Item one: Steering Group Membership: “Be it resolved that the Steering Group shall be restricted to registered members of VanLUG. Participation shall be optional.”

2. Item two: Endorsements Committee Consultation “Be it resolved that the Endorsements Committee shall consult with the Steering Group prior to making decisions.”

3. Item three: VanLUG Governance: “Be it resolved that:

(A). VanLUG governance shall be by an elected Board of Directors, with meetings and committees as needed.

(B) Routine decisions and actions shall be taken by the Executive upon consultation with the Board of Directors.

(C) The Steering Group shall be consulted in matters of policy and endorsements.

(D) The General Membership shall be kept apprised of Board of Directors, Executive, and Steering Group actions and be polled from time to time as needed.

4. Item four: Meeting Start Times. “Be it resolved that VanLUG Monthly General (i.e., technical) Meetings shall start at 7:00pm.”

The above special items are in addition to the election of members of the VanLUG Society Board of Directors.

MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT - please RSVP and, if possible, attend. N.B., all are welcome to attend the AGM but only those members who have paid the $10 annual dues are elligible to vote. Also please note that VanLUG paid memberships are valid for twelve months from the month of purchase.


Georges Rodier, VanLUG Meetup Organizer


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