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.