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Advisory Board Minutes - October 2010

 

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Motion 2010/11-05 Appoint the Web Manager for the National Site
Announcements: Request for use of USGenWeb Project logo by familysearch.org
Announcements: Executive Session - Proposed Disciplinary Hearing
Announcements: EC Report 3rd Quarter 2010
Announcements: Scrubbing the Agenda
Announcements: 3rd Quarter GC Report
Adjournment

SESSION OPEN 1 October 2010
The September meeting of the AB is adjourned. The October meeting is
convened. 

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

Approval of Minutes October 18
The minutes of the September 2010 Advisory Board session have been posted at http://usgenweb.org/business/AB-09-2010.shtml for review. If there are no corrections or objections, they will stand as approved on 21 October 2010 at 6:00 a.m. EDT.

October 18
Under Announcement: Welcome I ask that the initial "W." preceding my name "Pat Asher" be removed as incorrect.

Pat Asher
SWSC CC Rep

October 24
The correction to Pat's name has been made in the minutes. Having heard no additional corrections or objections, the minutes 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

MOTION 2010/11-05 Appoint the Web Manager for the National Site October 2
Presented by Les Shockey and seconded by Denise Wells and dated 2 October 2010, the motion reads: "I move that Jeff Kemp be appointed as web manager for the coming year by general consent." 

Are there any objections to this motion?

October 4
Having heard no objections, Jeff Kemp is appointed as the web manager for the National site for the coming year.

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

Announcement: Request for use of USGenWeb Project logo by familysearch.org October 6
I've received a request from familysearch.org to use a snapshot of the USGenWeb Project logo in their digital education publication. As National Coordinator, and in compliance with Section IV of the Special Rules, I see no reason not to grant the request. If there are any objections to the request being granted, please respond by noon EDT 9 October 2010. 

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

Announcement: Executive Session - Proposed Disciplinary Hearing October 6
With this note, the executive session dealing with the appeal of grievance 2009-11-16 is closed. The decision has been reached and both the parties and the Grievance Committee Chair have been notified of same.

October 6
With this note the AB is in executive session discussing a proposed disciplinary hearing.

October 6
For the record, the Advisory Board has been considering an appeal filed against the decision in grievance 2009-11-16.  

As a reminder, per the Grievance Procedures, Section V, E.9 at http://usgenweb.org/volunteers/standard-rules.shtml, the AB's role is to
determine if the Grievance Procedures were followed, not to rehear the issues. The choices that the Advisory Board has are to affirm the
determination or to return the grievance to the Grievance Committee for reconsideration, ensuring that the procedures were followed.  

The Advisory Board has affirmed the decision of the Grievance Committee.

Approved: Ann Allen Geoghegan, Cyndie Enfinger, Denise Wells, Jeff Kemp, Larry Flesher, Les Shockey, Linda Lewis, Pat Asher, Tina Vickery 

Reconsider: Colleen Pustola 

Abstained/did not vote: Alice Allen, Nancy Beach 

Recused due to conflict of interest: Dale Grimm, Pauli Smith

October 15
For the record, the Advisory Board has been considering request from a
project member for a Disciplinary Hearing to be convened against two fellow project members. 

The Advisory Board has examined evidence from said project member and others involved, excluding those whom the charges were made against and has found that the charges brought forth are not substantiated as presented. Therefore, the Advisory Board has rejected the request. 

Those voting to approve the disciplinary hearing request: none 

Those voting to deny the disciplinary hearing request: Alice Allen, Ann Allen Geoghegan, Colleen Pustola, Cyndie Enfinger, Denise Wells, Jeff Kemp, Larry Flesher, Les Shockey, Linda Lewis, Nancy Beach, Pat Asher and Tina Vickery. 

Those not present: Dale Grimm, Pauli Smith

October 15
With the discussion of the requested disciplinary hearing completed, the AB is out of executive session. 

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

Announcement: EC Report 3rd Quarter 2010 October 7
For the record. Are there any additions or corrections? If not, the
minutes will stand approved 10 October 2010 at 9:00 pm EDT. 

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

October 15
Having heard no corrections or additions, the report stands approved.

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

Announcement: Scrubbing the Agenda October 15
For the record, per discussion on the ABCHAT mail list, the remaining agenda items were all reset to "in queue" and some were grouped, then priorities assigned as discussed. You'll find the agenda at
http://usgenweb.org/agenda2.shtml.

Announcement: 3rd Quarter GC Report October 19
For the record. Are there any additions or corrections? If not, the report
will stand approved 22 October 2010 at 9:00 pm EDT.

October 24
Having heard no additions or corrections, the report stands approved.

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

Adjournment Sherri Bradley adjourned the October meeting on November 1, 2010.

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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 Greta Thompson, Secretary.

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