2002 Motions & Votes
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  • Declare Teresa Lindquist Not in Good Standing
  • Date: 11 July 2002
  • Motion #02-12

    "I move to declare Teresa Lindquist a member not in good standing as she has exhibited total disregard and disrespect as evident in her public posting of executive session correspondence, betraying the trust of fellow board members and all members of the project that have brought concerns and grievances forward."



  • Motion by By: Tina Vickery
  • Second By: Betsy Mills

  • Votes:
    • Jana Black - Yes
    • Robert Bremer - No
    • Ron Eason -
    • Richard Harrison - Yes
    • Ginger Hayes - Yes
    • Kathy Heidel - Yes
    • Mary Ann Hetrick -
    • Teresa Lindquist -
    • Betsy Mills - Yes
    • Pam Reid - Yes
    • Phyllis Rippee - Yes
    • Vickie Shaffer - Yes
    • Tim Stowell - Yes
    • Tina Vickery - Yes

  • With 10 yes votes and 1 no vote, the motion is passed. Teresa Lindquist is declared "not in good standing". Pending further action she has been removed from the Election Committee mail list and Tina Vickery has been put in her place there. Ms. Lindquist's posting privileges to Board-L have also been removed. She had resigned and unsubscribed from the Guidelines Committee prior to the posting of the Board-Exec messages. She had also already been removed from Board-Exec as previously disclosed here. 12 July 2002

  • SEMA CC Rep Vacancy
  • Date: 12 June 2002
  • Motion #02-11

    "I move that the vacancy due to Diane Parsons resignation be filled by the will of the voters of that region. This will be accomplished during the upcoming national elections. The winner of the seat to start their term as soon as the election results are known, in place of the normal September 1 starting date."



  • Motion by By: Mary Ann Hetrick
  • Second By: Kathy Heidel

  • Votes:
    • Jana Black - Yes
    • Robert Bremer -
    • Ron Eason - Yes
    • Richard Harrison - Yes
    • Ginger Hayes - Yes
    • Kathy Heidel - Yes
    • Mary Ann Hetrick - Yes
    • Teresa Lindquist -
    • Betsy Mills - Yes
    • Pam Reid - Yes
    • Phyllis Rippee - Yes
    • Vickie Shaffer - Yes
    • Tim Stowell -
    • Tina Vickery - Yes

  • With 11 voting, all affirmatively, and 3 not voting, the following motion made by Mary Ann Hetrick and seconded by Kathy Heidel is numbered 02-11 is declared passed. The winner of the SEMA CC Representative race will be seated as soon as the election for that race is complete. 17 June 2002

  • Resignation of Diane Parsons
  • Date: 22 May 2002
  • Motion #02-10

    I move that we accept with regret the resignation of Diane Parsons from the Board.

  • Motion by By: Richard Harrison
  • Second By: Ron Eason

  • Votes:
    • Jana Black - Yes
    • Robert Bremer -
    • Ron Eason - Yes
    • Richard Harrison - Yes
    • Ginger Hayes - Yes
    • Kathy Heidel - Yes
    • Mary Ann Hetrick - Yes
    • Teresa Lindquist - Yes
    • Betsy Mills - Yes
    • Diane Parsons -
    • Pam Reid - Yes
    • Phyllis Rippee - Yes
    • Vickie Shaffer -
    • Tim Stowell -
    • Tina Vickery - Yes

  • With 12 voting, all affirmatively and 2 not voting, the motion is passed. With regret, the resignation of Diane Parsons is accepted. 24 May 2002

  • Issue: Rescind Motion 99-25 (Selection of Board Secretary) - Replaces 02-08
  • Date: 30 March 2002
  • Motion #02-09

    I move that the National Coordinator appoint a Board Secretary, subject to the Advisory Board's approval, with duties to be determined by the National Coordinator and Advisory Board, to serve a term concurrent with that of the National Coordinator. The Board Secretary must be a member of the USGenWeb Project; must not be a member of the Advisory Board; and must possess skills in writing reports and webpage maintenance. This motion rescinds all previous motions of the Board regarding the Board Secretary.

  • Motion by By: Ron Eason
  • Second By: Diane Parsons

  • Votes:
    • Jana Black - Yes
    • Robert Bremer - Yes
    • Ron Eason -
    • Richard Harrison - Yes
    • Ginger Hayes -
    • Kathy Heidel - Yes
    • Mary Ann Hetrick - Yes
    • Teresa Lindquist - Yes
    • Betsy Mills - Yes
    • Diane Parsons - Yes
    • Pam Reid - Yes
    • Phyllis Rippee - Yes
    • Vickie Shaffer -
    • Tim Stowell - Yes
    • Tina Vickery - Yes

  • Motion is declared passed with 13 yes votes and 2 not voting.

  • Issue: Rescind Motion 99-25 (Selection of Board Secretary)
  • Date: 21 March 2002
  • Motion #02-08

    I move to rescind Motion 99-25 and replace it with the following procedures for appointing a Board Secretary:

    The Advisory Board will appoint a secretary for the term of the current Board [ie, to serve from when they are appointed until August 31]. The candidate will nominated by the National Coordinator and appointed by a simple majority vote of a quorum of the Board. Secretaries may be retained by the incoming Board if the NC so desires and a simple majority of Board members agrees.

    *Candidates for the Board Secretary position must be selected from among the volunteer membership of the USGenWeb Project, excluding current Advisory Board Members.* They must have the time available to read Board mail on a daily basis. They should have familiarity with basic HTML coding and the uploading of files and they should be willing to subscribe to several project mailing lists in order to properly perform duties of the position. The duties of the Secretary will be as follows: 1) Maintaining a current agenda for the Board; *2) assists the NC in numbering motions; 3) assists the NC in counting votes on motions;* 4) compiling and disseminating reports of Board activity to the Project membership; 5) maintaining the sections of the national webpages dealing with Board activity; and 6) any other duties as required by the National Coordinator.

  • Motion by By: Tina Vickery
  • Second By: Kathy Heidel

  • Votes:
    • Jana Black -
    • Robert Bremer -
    • Ron Eason -
    • Richard Harrison -
    • Kathy Heidel -
    • Mary Ann Hetrick -
    • Teresa Lindquist -
    • Betsy Mills -
    • Diane Parsons -
    • Pam Reid -
    • Phyllis Rippee -
    • Vickie Shaffer -
    • Tim Stowell -
    • Tina Vickery -

  • Replaced with Motion 02-09. 30 March 2002

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