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Advisory Board Minutes - February 2012

 

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February 2012 Session
February 2012 Session Opened
Motion 2011/12-10  Amend Standard Rule X, Sections 4 & 5, Fraudulent Registration Procedures
Motion 2011/12-11: Approve the Election Committee Slate
Motion 2011/12-12 Approve the Grievance Committee 4th Quarter Report
Approval of January Advisory Board Minutes
Agenda Items Discussion of the creation of a logo that can be used on non-USGenWeb sites to show support for our Project
Adjournment

SESSION OPEN 1 February 2012
The January session of the Advisory Board meeting is adjourned, February 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 2011/12-10 Amend Standard Rule X, Sections 4 & 5, Fraudulent Registration Procedures 2 February 2012

Moved by Pat Asher and seconded by Anne Allen Geoghegan and dated 1 February
2012, the motion reads:  " I move that Standard Rule X. FRAUDULENT
REGISTRATION PROCEDURES.
(Adopted February 10, 2007)
Sections 4 and 5, be amended to read as follows:

Section 4. Based on discussion of the findings, the AB shall determine by
vote whether the individual(s) shall be removed from the Registered Voter
List, and whether any additional sanctions should be imposed on the
individual(s), up to and including expulsion from the Project.

Section 5. The NC shall advise all involved parties of the AB's
determination via e-mail, with a copy to the Board-Exec mailing list.  Said
parties shall include those State and/or Special Project Coordinators whose
Project Membership may be affected by the AB determination.

Is there any discussion on this motion?  If not, please so indicate by
responding "No discussion".

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

3 February 2012
Please vote on motion 2011/12 which reads: " I move that Standard Rule X.
FRAUDULENT REGISTRATION PROCEDURES.
(Adopted February 10, 2007)
Sections 4 and 5, be amended to read as follows:

Section 4. Based on discussion of the findings, the AB shall determine by
vote whether the individual(s) shall be removed from the Registered Voter
List, and whether any additional sanctions should be imposed on the
individual(s), up to and including expulsion from the Project.

Section 5. The NC shall advise all involved parties of the AB's
determination via e-mail, with a copy to the Board-Exec mailing list.  Said
parties shall include those State and/or Special Project Coordinators whose
Project Membership may be affected by the AB determination."  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 6:00 am EST 6 February 2012 unless completed
prior to that time.

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

6 February 2012
With 12 members voting, motion 2011/12-10 has passed.

Those voting to approve the motion: Alice Allen, Ann Allen Geoghegan, Cyndie
Enfinger, Jeff Kemp, Larry Flesher, Les Shockey, Linda Lewis, Nancy Beach,
Nancy Janyszeski, Pat Asher, Pauli Smith and Tina Vickery.

Those voting "no": none

Those not voting: Bill Oliver and Denise Wells.

Jeff, please make the changes in the Standard Rules as detailed in this
motion.

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

MOTION 2011/12-11 Approve Election Committee Slate 8 February 2012
Moved by Larry Flesher and seconded by Ann Allen Geoghegan and dated 8
February 2012, the motion reads: " I move that the slate of EC volunteers be
approved as submitted by general consent."

The slate is as follows:

1. Terry Parcel ohappyday50@yahoo.com
NWPL - 2 year term
Montana , Nebraska , North Dakota , Oregon , Washington , Wyoming .
Term ending 31 December 2013
Lafayette County, Missouri - http://lafayette.mogenweb.org/ Platte County,
Missouri - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moplatte/

2. Shauna Moyes shaunamoyes@gmail.com
SWSC (Southwest/South Central)- 2 year term Arizona, Arkansas, California,
Hawaii, Kansas, Louisiana Term ending December 31, 2013 Qualifying
positions: CC Daggett County, Utah -
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utdagget/index.html
Grand County, Utah - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utgrand/index.html
Iron County, Utah -
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utiron/_Iron_index.html

3. Lena Harper gostraka@yahoo.com
SEMA - 2 year term
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina,
Tennessee.
Term ending December 31, 2013
Qualifying positions: CC
Clinton County, Indiana - http://www.ingenweb.org/inclinton/

Are there any objections to this motion?

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

9 February 2012
By the requirements of General Consent and having heard no objections,
motion 2011/12-11 has passed.

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

MOTION 2011/12-12 Approve the Grievance Committee 4th Quarter Report 15 February 2012
This is the 4th Quarter Grievance Committee Report.  Can I hear a motion to
accept it?
"The Grievance Committee has received no new grievances during the 4th
quarter of 2011."
John Quigley

16 February 2012
Moved by Les Shockey and seconded by Larry Flesher and dated 15 February
2012, the motion reads: " I move that the 4th Quarter GC Committee report be
approved, as submitted, by general consent."

Are there any objections to this motion?
Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

1 March 2012
By the requirements of General Consent and having heard no objections,
motion 2011/12-12 has passed.
Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

Agenda Item Discussion of the creation of a logo that can be used on non-USGenWeb sites to show support for our Project. 15 February 2012
Discussion of the creation of a logo that can be used on non-USGenWeb sites
to show support for our Project is now open on usgenweb-all.  Pauli, you're
listed as the one responsible for this item, so could you please open the
discussion?

Thanks,

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

18 February 2012
Let's move this to ABCHAT, please.  We are constrained to deal with only one
item at a time on BOARD and we've got a motion on the floor already.

Thanks,
Sherri

Approval of Advisory Board Minutes January minutes 15 February 2012
The January 2012 minutes of the Advisory Board session have been posted at
http://usgenweb.org/business/AB-01-2012.shtml.   Please take a few moments to
review them.  If no comments/corrections are noted, they'll stand approved
at 8:00 p.m. EST 18 February 2012.

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

Adjournment 1 March 2012
The February 2012 meeting of the USGenWeb Project Advisory Board is
adjourned, the March meeting convened.

Sherri Bradley
National Coordinator

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