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Advisory Board Minutes - July 2012

 

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July 2012 Session
July 2012 Session Opened
Motion 2011/12-15 :Final Resolution of Fact Finding Committee Report
Announcement:  Voting Begins for Advisory Board of USGenWeb
Approval of June Advisory Board Minutes
Adjournment

SESSION OPEN 02 July 2012
The June 2012 AB meeting is adjourned, the July 2012 meeting is convened.

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator
USGenWeb Project
Information about the USGenWeb Project at http://usgenweb.org
Advisory Board Agenda http://usgenweb.org/agenda2.shtml 

Motion 2011/12-15 :Final Resolution of Fact Finding Committee Report 03 July 2012
Moved by Pat Asher and seconded by Les Shockey and dated 3 July 2012, the
motion reads:
"I move the adoption of the following resolution:
Whereas, the Advisory Board has reviewed the Report submitted by the Fact Finding Committee pursuant to Motion 07-12, changes to State and Federal
laws enacted subsequent to that Report, changes to the historical structure of The Project that would be required to pursue 501(c)3 status with the IRS,
asked for comments from the membership; and Whereas, we have concluded that changing the legal status of The USGenWeb Project is neither appropriate nor desirable at this time, be it Resolved: that The USGenWeb Project should and will remain an affiliated group of independent State and local web sites, and per our Bylaws, an unincorporated, and unregistered, non-profit association which does not solicit financial contributions."

Is there any discussion on this motion?  If you don't have any discussion, please indicate so by responding "no discussion".

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

11 July 2011
With 13 of 14 board members indicating that they have no discussion, discussion is now closed.

Please vote on motion 2011/12-15 which reads: "I move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas, the Advisory Board has reviewed the Report submitted by the Fact Finding Committee pursuant to Motion 07-12, changes to State and Federal
laws enacted subsequent to that Report, changes to the historical structure of The Project that would be required to pursue 501(c)3 status with the IRS,
asked for comments from the membership; and Whereas, we have concluded that changing the legal status of The USGenWeb
Project is neither appropriate nor desirable at this time, be it

Resolved: that The USGenWeb Project should and will remain an affiliated group of independent State and local web sites, and per our Bylaws, an
unincorporated, and unregistered, non-profit association which does not solicit financial contributions."

If you agree with the motion, please respond with "agree" or "yes"; if you disagree with the motion, please respond with "disagree" or "no".

Voting will continue until 8:30 p.m. EDT on 14 July 2012 unless completed prior to that time.

14 July 2012
With 13 of 14 board members voting, the motion is approved.

Those voting "yes" or "agree":  Alice Allen, Ann Allen Geoghegan, Bill Oliver, Cyndie Enfinger, Denise Wells, Jeff Kemp, Larry Flesher, Les
Shockey, Nancy Beach, Nancy Janyszeski, Pat Asher, Pauli Smith and Tina Vickery

Those voting "No" or "disagree": none

Those not voting: Linda Lewis

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator
USGenWeb Project
Information about the USGenWeb Project at http://usgenweb.org
Advisory Board Agenda http://usgenweb.org/agenda2.shtml

Announcement:  Voting Begins for Advisory Board of USGenWeb 01 July 2012

To obtain your password info, the link is
http://www.usgwelections.org/GetVoterPassword.cfm  The link to vote is
http://www.usgwelections.org/USGenWebVote.cfm   Links to both pages can be
found on the Election Committee site at http://www.usgwelections.org/

Reminder – The USGenWeb Election Committee will open the National Election Voting on July 1st- midnight and will end at midnight July 31st. Only those
who registered prior to June 1st will be allowed to vote.

Please go to the Candidate page to meet your Candidates at http://usgenweb.org/usgwelections/national-2012/candidates-index.htm.  Below
are the positions on the ballot:

National Coordinator
NENC SC
NENC CC
NWPL CC
SEMA SC
SEMA CC
SWSC SC
SWSC CC

If you have any problems you may contact any member of the Election Committee.

Thank you,
USGenWeb Election Committee

15 July 2012

This is a reminder for members to vote in the National Election.
http://www.usgwelections.org/
 
The election will end at midnight July 31.
 
Christina Palmer
christina_palmer@ymail.com
Election Committee


Approval of June Advisory Board Minutes 24 July 2012
The minutes of the June 2012 session of the USGenWeb Advisory Board have been posted at http://usgenweb.org/business/AB-06-2012.shtml.  Please take a few moments and review them for errors or omissions.  If no comments/corrections are noted, they'll stand approved at 9:30 p.m. EDT 27 July 2012.

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

29 July 2012
Having heard no corrections/comments, the minutes of the June 2012 Advisory Board meeting stand approved.

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator
USGenWeb Project
Information about the USGenWeb Project at http://usgenweb.org
Advisory Board Agenda http://usgenweb.org/agenda2.shtml

Adjournment 01 August 2012
The July 2012 meeting of the USGenWeb Project Advisory Board is adjourned, the August 2012 meeting is convened.

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator
USGenWeb Project
Information about the USGenWeb Project at http://usgenweb.org
Advisory Board Agenda http://usgenweb.org/agenda2.shtml

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Please remember that minutes are a record of actions proposed and taken at the meeting, NOT all the detail about what was said by members or guests. If you have any questions or comments about the minutes, please write to Suzanne Shephard, Secretary.

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