Agenda Eighth General Assembly

See the EighthGeneralAssemblyMinutes for the minutes and Irc log of assembly.

Time and Place

The 8th General Assembly will be virtual, using IRC channel #foswiki-association on the freenode network.

If you cannot be present at the General Assembly, you can still use proxy participation according to the articles.

Time & Date


  • IRC, Freenode, #foswiki-association

Current Chair and Board

Chair LynnwoodBrown
Treasurer JulianLevens
Member MichaelDaum
Member CrawfordCurrie
Member GeorgeClark


(Appoint minute taker)

I. Call for Quorum

Please send an email to the board if you cannot make it to the Assembly. Each member present can represent up to two other members.


The following active members ask to be represented according to § 9.7 of the AssociationArticles.

Active Member Represented by Scope
... ... ...

II. Election of two vote counters

Please see AssociationVoting for the different options regarding how to vote.

At 15 minutes prior to teh GA no vote counters are required: the election will be uncontested and no other formal votes are on the table.

III. Induction of new members

As Article 5 says that new members must be proposed by a member and supported by two additional existing members

At the day of the G.A. these are

Name Proposed By Supported By 1 Supported By 2
ColasNahaboo JulianLevens MichaelDaum GeorgeClark

Colas is returning as an active member as his membership lapsed in the last year or two.

MartinRowe requested via email to move from an Active member to Supporting member

IV. Election of the of the Board of Directors and substitute members

We elect three board members this time with these members standing down two-year term

Proposals for board members (if you do not accept, please use strike to remove yourself, so you don't get added again):

Proposee Curriculum Vitae Proposer Why struck out
Main.CrawfordCurrie previous and good Board member - please, come again JulianLevens It's not onerous, but I really think some fresh blood is required.
MichaelDaum previous and good Board member - please, come again JulianLevens  
MarkusUeberall Founding member, doing stuff already OliverKrueger  
For votes about people the vote should be anonymous to the degree, it is practical. We will repeat the method from last year and send the votes by email to the two vote counters.

V. Non-Board Auditors / Financial Report

Financial Statement

JulianLevens presents

Auditors report

KennethLavrsen and MarkusUeberall give their audit result

Acceptance of financial statement can happen by open vote (clap of hands is normal unless there are objections).

Election of two auditors for the next year

(the auditors have the duty to review the accounts when the financial year is over)

The election can happen by open vote (clap of hands is normal unless there are objections).

VI. Proposals received from the members for Bylaws

Vote for each of the ByLaws suggested.

VII. Misc

The GA for next year is planned for: This is the 1st Friday after Easter Sunday (1st April) if this is a problem please speak up and we can push the date to the 13th or 20th April but not earlier.

See: AgendaSixthGeneralAssembly#GaDates for the reasoning behind the dates chosen.

VIII. Closing

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