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Advisory Board Minutes - October 2008

 

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Session Opened

August 2008 Minutes

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Discussion: AB Representative to Election Committee

Motion 2008/09-03: Webmaster Study Group

Announcements: Webmaster Study Group

Announcements: EC’s Change of URL

Election Committee’s 3rd Quarter Report

Motion 2008/09-04: Webmaster Qualifications

October 2008 Session Closed
 


OCTOBER 2008 SESSION OPENED

(1 Oct 2008) By NC

October session opened


AGENDA (No October agenda was presented)

AUGUST 2008 MINUTES (2 Oct 2008) By the NC

The August Minutes have been posted for review to the national website at http://www.usgenweb.org/business/AB-08-2008.shtml
If there is no objection or corrections the minutes will stand approved October 5, 2008, 8:00 am.

 

(6 Oct 2008) By the NC

Having heard no objection, the August minutes are approved as presented and are available at:
http://www.usgenweb.com/business/AB-08-2008.shtml


SEPTEMBER 2008 MINUTES (15 Oct 2008) By the NC

I have posted the September Minutes for review on the national website at: http://www.usgenweb.org/business/AB-09-2008.shtml
If there is no objection or corrections the minutes will stand approved October 18, 2008 at 8 a.m.

(20 Oct 2008) By the NC

Having heard no objection, the September minutes are approved as presented and are available at
http://usgenweb.org/business/AB-09-2008.shtml
My apologies to the membership for the delay in approving this item.


DISCUSSION: AB REPRESENTATIVE TO ELECTION COMMITTEE (1 Oct 2008) By the NC

For the record, this agenda item and discussion has been opened on AB-CHAT.
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/USGENWEB-ALL/2008-10/

(27 Oct 2008) By the NC

Due to the recent election for MSGenWeb Project State Coordinator, I was unsubbed as ex-officio member of the Elections Committee. I am a County Coordinator there. In my place Scott Burow as RAL was subbed. The election is now over and I have been resubbed to the Committee's mailing list.
Until the conclusion of Board's agenda item 'Advisory Board Representative to the Election Committee', I have asked that Scott remain subbed to the Election Committee mailing list as Advisory Board Representative.


MOTION: 2008/09-03

WEBMASTER STUDY GROUP

(2 Oct 2008) By the NC

By requirement of general consent, having heard no objection, Motion 2008/09-03 is declared passed.
This evening I will subscribe the Advisory Board members of this task force to a list to conduct their discussions. I will post to Board and Project lists when that is completed outlining the list information.

(Motion: http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BOARD/2008-09/1222798458)


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

WEBMASTER STUDY GROUP

(2 Oct 2008) By the NC

Please feel free to share with USGenWeb Project lists
-----
The list
USGW_WEB@rootsweb.com, prepended [USGW-WEBTASK], has been set up with the following five Advisory Board members subscribed with posting privileges:
Ann Allen Geoghegan, Concetta Franco Phillipps, Cyndie
Enfinger, Sherri Bradley and Mike St. Clair
This list is a publicly archived list to which all USGenWeb Project members may subscribe to in read only status. All interested USGenWeb Project members who wish to subscribe to this list may do so by sending a request
USGW_WEB-request@rootsweb.com with the single word subscribe in the message subject and body. The list archives is located here http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/index/USGW_WEB/
Their task is outlined in Motion 2008/09-02
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BOARD/2008-9/1222731284


WEBMASTER STUDY GROUP (23 Oct 2008) By Mike St. Clair

Three weeks ago, on Thursday, October 2nd, the Advisory Board created the Webmaster Study Group, charged to draft a document covering the duties and reporting relationships of the National Webmaster. We were
instructed to complete our work and report back in three weeks. This message will serve as our official report back the the Advisory Board on the work of our group. Following shortly is the draft we prepared, submitted for consideration and action by the full Advisory Board and the posting of this document completes the assignment given to this group. (See full text of message at: http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BOARD/2008-10/1224817355)

(23 Oct 2008) By the NC

Thank you all for your work on this task. It is very much appreciated. Discussion is now open on AB-CHAT.
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/USGENWEB-ALL/2008-10/1224817355


ANNOUNCEMENT:

ELECTION COMMITTEE’S CHANGE OF URL

(20 Oct 2008) By the NC

*Please share with Project lists as appropriate*
The USGenWeb Election Committee url has changed to
http://usgenweb.org/usgwelections/
The National Volunteers page has been updated to reflect
the change. http://usgenweb.org/volunteers/index.shtml


ELECTION COMMITTEE 3RD QTR REPORT (26 Oct 2008) By the NC

----- Original Message -----
From: Christina Kurimski
To: Tina Vickery
Sent: Sunday, October 26, 2008 12:09 AM
Subject: EC 3rd Quarter Report

3rd Quarter EC Report
August 1, 2008- Election Results
National Coordinator
Blum-Barton 88 = 22.333%
Phillips 78 = 19.796%
Vickery 228 = 57.868%
The USGW Election Committee declares Tina Vickery the winner.
=====
NENC CC
Allen 67 = 55.371%
Freeman 54 = 44.628%
The USGW Election Committee declares Alice Allen the winner.
=====
NWPL CC
Geoghegan 71
The USGW Election Committee declares Ann Allen Geoghegan the winner.
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SEMA CC
Massey 49 = 33.333%
Reese 30 = 20.408%
Wells 68 = 46.258%
The USGW Election Committee declares a runoff between Kemis Massey and Denise Wells.
=====
SEMA SC
Bradley 16
The USGW Election Committee declares Sherri Bradley the winner.
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SWSC CC
Lewis 43 = 37.068%
St. Clair 73 = 62.931%
The USGW Election Committee declares Mike St. Clair the winner.
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SWSC SC
Flesher 6 = 46.153%
Henson 4 = 30.769%
Moyes 3 = 23.076%
The USGW Election Committee declares a runoff between Larry Flesher and Ron Henson.
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Eligible Voters overall 1578
Voted 394 24.968%
Voted: National Coordinator 394 24.968%
Eligible NENC CC 496 ( 31.432%) Voted: 121 ( 24.395%)
Eligible NWPL CC 303 ( 19.202%) Voted: 71 ( 23.432%)
Eligible SEMA CC 477 ( 30.228%) Voted: 147 ( 30.818%)
Eligible SEMA SC 24 ( 1.521%) Voted: 16 ( 66.667%)
Eligible SWSC CC 387 ( 24.525%) Voted: 116 ( 29.974%)
Eligible SWSC SC 23 ( 1.458%) Voted: 13 ( 56.522%)E
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August 6, 2008- Paula Vaughan resigned from EC as NWPL regional representative and EC Secretary/Publicist.
August 8, 2008- Everette Carr resigned from the EC.
Aug 9, 2008- Passwords were sent out for run-off Election for SEMA Coordinator Representative & SWSC State Coordinator Representative.
August 10, 2008- Run-off Election for SEMA Coordinator Representative & SWSC State Coordinator Representative began.
August 19, 2008- A request from the EC was submitted to the AB for approval of the following persons to the following EC positions:
Sheila Hannah -
shannah@hannasolutions.com SEMA - to fulfill present year D.C., Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia Term ending December 31, 2008.
Christina Kurimski -
ckurimski@charter.net NWPL - 1 year replacement Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota Term ending 31 December 2009.
August 20, 2008- Sheila Hannah was approved by the AB as EC Rep SEMA term ending December 31, 2008. Christina Kurimski was approved by the AB as EC Rep NWPL - 1 year term ending 31 December 2009.
August 21, 2008-Christina Kurimski was appointed as temporary EC Secretary/Publicist.
August 24, 2008- Run-off Election ended.
August 25, 2008- Run-off Results posted.
SWSC SC
Flesher 8 (72.727%)
Henson 3 (27.272%)
The USGW Election Committee declares Larry Flesher the winner.
SEMA CC
Wells 69 (53.9%)
Massey 59 (46.093%)
The USGW Election Committee declares Denise Wells the winner.
August 26, 2008- Elaine Martin temporary election help, was thanked and unsubbed from the mail list.
September 1, 2008- An email was sent as a "Call for Volunteers for 2009" was made.
September 4, 2008- Carla Clifton has volunteered for the 2009 EC.
September 28, 2008- The EC was asked to handle State Coordinator election for MSGenWeb.
September 30, 2008- Gayle Triller and John Quigley has volunteered for 2009 EC.
68 new USGW members
34 removals from projects, of those 23 had no other projects


MOTION: 2008/09-04

WEBMASTER QUALIFICATIONS

(27 Oct 2008) By Sherri Bradley, 2nd by Ann Allen Geoghegan

I move that the following webmaster qualifications and duties proposed by the Webmaster Study Group be approved and added to the Standard Rules of the USGenWeb Project.

(Motion is extremely long – see full motion at: http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BOARD/2008-10/1225155681)

Discussion is now open. If you have no discussion, please indicate "No Discussion".

(27 Oct through 31 Oct 2008)

Discussion of motion


OCTOBER 2008 SESSION CLOSED

(1 Nov 2008) by the NC

October session closed.


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