1998 Motions & Votes
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  • Issue: Temporary Chair
  • Date: 8 Nov 1998
  • Motion #98-5: To elect Betsy Mills to serve as Temporary Board Chair to preside over the election of an Acting National Coordinator.
  • Motion by: Bob Bamford
  • Second by: Kim Myers
  • Votes:
    • Bamford, Bob - Abstain
    • Cisewski, Virginia "Ginger" - Aye
    • Craven, Jan - Aye
    • Davis, Terry - Unavailable
    • Holt, Trey - Aye
    • James-Henderson, Yvonne - Aye
    • Mason, Kay - Aye
    • Mills, Betsy - Abstain
    • Myers, Kim - Aye
    • Reid, Pam - Aye
    • Smith, Bridgett - Aye
    • Timm, Holly - Aye
    • Wafford, Debbie - Aye
    • Wills, Beth - Aye

  • Issue: Nancy Trice's Resignation
  • Date: 8 Nov 1998
  • Motion #98-6: To adopt the following resolution accepting Nancy Trice's resignation as National Coordinator:
RESOLVED that it is with deep regret that, after days of discussion regarding the National Coordinator's resignation, Nancy Trice has advised us that she will not rescind her resignation. Please join with us in thanking Nancy for her past and continued service to The USGenWeb Project.
 
Your National Advisory Board will now move on to selecting a temporary replacement and setting up an election for a National Coordinator to serve the balance of the term.
 
Concurrently, we will be addressing the many issues that have not been addressed for the past two months.
 
Please bear with us during this most trying time. We have always had the best interests of the volunteers at heart and will now proceed with those interests and those of the project as our continuing goal.
  • Motion by: Pam Reid
  • Second by: Bob Bamford
  • Votes:
    • Bamford, Bob - Aye
    • Cisewski, Virginia "Ginger" - Aye
    • Craven, Jan - Aye
    • Davis, Terry - Unavailable
    • Holt, Trey - Aye
    • James-Henderson, Yvonne - Aye
    • Mason, Kay - Aye
    • Mills, Betsy - Aye
    • Myers, Kim - Aye
    • Reid, Pam - Aye
    • Smith, Bridgett - Aye
    • Timm, Holly - Aye
    • Wafford, Debbie - Aye
    • Wills, Beth - Aye

  • Issue: The chair has received only one nomination for Acting National Coordinator. Bob Bamford has agreed to serve if elected. There being no other nominations, the chair asks for all in favor of electing Bob Bamford Acting National Coordinator to say "aye."
  • Date: 13 Nov 1998
  • Votes:
    • Bamford, Bob - Abstain
    • Cisewski, Virginia "Ginger" - Aye
    • Craven, Jan - Aye
    • Davis, Terry - Unavailable
    • Holt, Trey - Aye
    • James-Henderson, Yvonne - Aye
    • Mason, Kay - Aye
    • Mills, Betsy -
    • Myers, Kim - Aye
    • Reid, Pam - Aye
    • Smith, Bridgett - Aye
    • Timm, Holly - Aye
    • Wafford, Debbie - Aye
    • Wills, Beth - Aye

  • Issue: Fill the vacant CC Advisory Board Representative position for the SW/SC region.
  • Date: 16 Nov 1998
  • Motion #98-8: In accordance with Article VI, Section 8 of the Bylaws, I move that based upon input received from volunteers in the SW/SC region the Advisory Board appoint Kathy Heidel to fill the currently vacant position of CC Representative for the SW/SC region until the next scheduled election. And that the same said position of CC Representative for the SW/SC region be added to the ballot for the next scheduled election to be held in or about January 1999 for the purpose of electing a National Coordinator. All candidates for this position should meet the qualifications for Local Coordinator Representative as listed in Article VI, Section 9 of the Bylaws.
  • Motion by: Trey Holt
  • Second by: Betsy Mills
  • Votes:
    • Bamford, Bob -
    • Cisewski, Virginia "Ginger" - Aye
    • Craven, Jan - Aye
    • Davis, Terry - Unavailable
    • Holt, Trey - Aye
    • James-Henderson, Yvonne - Aye
    • Mason, Kay - Aye
    • Mills, Betsy - Aye
    • Myers, Kim - Aye
    • Reid, Pam - Aye
    • Smith, Bridgett - Aye
    • Timm, Holly - Aye
    • Wafford, Debbie - Aye
    • Wills, Beth -

  • Issue: Grievance/Mediation Committee
  • Date: 23 Nov 1998
  • Motion #98-3: I move that the USGenWeb National Advisory Board, in accordance with
ARTICLE XIV. GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES AND APPEALS PROCESS
 
Section 1. All members of The USGenWeb Project have the right to request that the Advisory Board advise on issues related to grievances and appeals and to mediate, if necessary.
Section 2. Members should submit their grievance or appeal to one or more of the board representatives from their region.
 
create a committee to advise and mediate grievances and appeals submitted to them. The 15 members of the USGenWeb Advisory Board, with the National Coordinator as an ex officio member, will serve on this committee as a Committee of the Whole.   The Grievance/Mediation Committee members will organize themselves and select a Chair of this committee. They will make any necessary rules to govern the advisory and mediation process. The National Advisory Board, as members of the Grievance/Mediation Committee, will forward all requests related to grievances and mediation to the Grievance/Mediation Committee for action.   In order to protect the privacy of the people involved in the grievance and appeals process, the Grievance/Mediation Committee will meet on a private mailing list.   The Grievance/Mediation Committee will report, the outcome of all issues brought to them, on the Board-L mailing list. The USGenWeb Project members involved in these issues will have the right to request that their names be omitted from these reports.
  • Motion by: Kay Mason
  • Second by: Ginger Cisewski
  • Votes:
    • Bamford, Bob - Present
    • Cisewski, Virginia "Ginger" - Aye
    • Craven, Jan - Aye
    • Davis, Terry - Unavailable
    • Heidel, Kathy Welch - Aye
    • Holt, Trey -
    • James-Henderson, Yvonne - Aye
    • Mason, Kay - Aye
    • Mills, Betsy - Aye
    • Myers, Kim - Aye
    • Reid, Pam - Aye
    • Smith, Bridgett - Aye
    • Timm, Holly - Aye
    • Wafford, Debbie - Aye
    • Wills, Beth - Aye

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