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***Our Bylaws state that after leader resigns, nominations should remain open for one week.
 
***Our Bylaws state that after leader resigns, nominations should remain open for one week.
 
****One week from August 19th would be August 26th (past without any nominees)
 
****One week from August 19th would be August 26th (past without any nominees)
****One week from first nomination would be September 3rd
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****The request for nominations to fill the open CTO position was posted on 8/21/19.
****VOTE: Should we close nominations on Sept. 3rd or immediately?
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****VOTE: Should we close nominations on 8/28/19 (one week) or immediately?
***If only one nomination, do we have to send out a poll and get quorum?
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***If only one nomination the nominee runs unopposed. Per bylaws we are obliged to send out a remote voting poll and reach quorum. [[Bylaws#Elected Officers]]
 
 
  
 
*'''Proposed vote for termination of the membership of Daniel McNamara'''
 
*'''Proposed vote for termination of the membership of Daniel McNamara'''
**Proposal was made on August 21st by two seperate members
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**Proposal was made on August 21st by two separate members
 
**The reasons for proposed termination are:
 
**The reasons for proposed termination are:
 
***Repeated counts of uncivil behavior towards other members
 
***Repeated counts of uncivil behavior towards other members
 
***Contributing to creating a toxic environment
 
***Contributing to creating a toxic environment
 
***Behaving in a manner that is counter to the positive nature Hive13 works to cultivate
 
***Behaving in a manner that is counter to the positive nature Hive13 works to cultivate
**This is after repeated warnings and notices of such behavior in the past.
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**Daniel had been up for termination before the election. We, leadership opted to allow him one more opportunity to be a positive contributor to Hive13. When his latest series of posts digressed into conspiracy theories he exhausted that one last chance.
 
**Daniel was notified on August 21st of the proposal and reasons and informed that he may have his opportunity to be heard orally at Hive13 on Tuesday, Aug 27 at 7 PM if he so desires
 
**Daniel was notified on August 21st of the proposal and reasons and informed that he may have his opportunity to be heard orally at Hive13 on Tuesday, Aug 27 at 7 PM if he so desires
 
***Daniel has responded in an email to leadership@hive13.org that he does not intend to attend his hearing at at Hive13 on Tuesday, Aug 27 at 7 PM.  He is still welcome to speak at this board meeting if he changes his mind.
 
***Daniel has responded in an email to leadership@hive13.org that he does not intend to attend his hearing at at Hive13 on Tuesday, Aug 27 at 7 PM.  He is still welcome to speak at this board meeting if he changes his mind.
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**Does any member of leadership have any conflict of interest outside of Hive13 which would prevent them from making a decision on this vote that would be in the best interest of the organization? (record responses in the meeting minutes)
 
**Does any member of leadership have any conflict of interest outside of Hive13 which would prevent them from making a decision on this vote that would be in the best interest of the organization? (record responses in the meeting minutes)
 
**At this point in the meeting, give Daniel his opportunity to be heard orally if he so desires.
 
**At this point in the meeting, give Daniel his opportunity to be heard orally if he so desires.
**Set date and time for vote on proposal to terminate membership (record in meeting minutes and inform Daniel of date and time in person and by email)
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**Conduct the vote on membership termination.
  
 
=Minutes=
 
=Minutes=
  
 
'''CTO Nominations:'''
 
'''CTO Nominations:'''
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*VOTE: Close CTO nominations immediately or on Sept. 3rd?  
 
*VOTE: Close CTO nominations immediately or on Sept. 3rd?  
 
**Present: Abstain: Immediately: Sept. 3rd:
 
**Present: Abstain: Immediately: Sept. 3rd:
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'''Proposal to terminate the membership of Daniel McNamara:'''
 
'''Proposal to terminate the membership of Daniel McNamara:'''
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*Does any member of leadership have a conflict of interest related to this vote? (Yes/No)
 
*Does any member of leadership have a conflict of interest related to this vote? (Yes/No)
 
**Nancy G.:
 
**Nancy G.:
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**Will B.:
 
**Will B.:
 
**Jim D.:
 
**Jim D.:
**Dave V.:
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**Dave V.: No
 
**Kevin M.: No
 
**Kevin M.: No
 
*Daniel's Opportunity to be heard:
 
*Daniel's Opportunity to be heard:
 
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*Date and Time for vote on proposal to terminate the membership of Daniel McNamara set for:
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*Vote on proposal to terminate the membership of Daniel McNamara.
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**Nancy G.:
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**Dave S.:
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**Scott H.:
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**Dave L.:
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**Chris H.:
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**Will B.:
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**Jim D.:
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**Dave V.:
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**Kevin M.:
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Revision as of 14:36, 27 August 2019

Board Meetings
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Date, Time, and Place

Date: September 9th, 2019 Time: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Location: Hive13

Agenda

  • CTO Nominations
    • Drew Kirkman has self-nominated
    • Vote Timeline?
      • Greg Resigned the August 19th
      • Our Bylaws state that after leader resigns, nominations should remain open for one week.
        • One week from August 19th would be August 26th (past without any nominees)
        • The request for nominations to fill the open CTO position was posted on 8/21/19.
        • VOTE: Should we close nominations on 8/28/19 (one week) or immediately?
      • If only one nomination the nominee runs unopposed. Per bylaws we are obliged to send out a remote voting poll and reach quorum. Bylaws#Elected Officers
  • Proposed vote for termination of the membership of Daniel McNamara
    • Proposal was made on August 21st by two separate members
    • The reasons for proposed termination are:
      • Repeated counts of uncivil behavior towards other members
      • Contributing to creating a toxic environment
      • Behaving in a manner that is counter to the positive nature Hive13 works to cultivate
    • Daniel had been up for termination before the election. We, leadership opted to allow him one more opportunity to be a positive contributor to Hive13. When his latest series of posts digressed into conspiracy theories he exhausted that one last chance.
    • Daniel was notified on August 21st of the proposal and reasons and informed that he may have his opportunity to be heard orally at Hive13 on Tuesday, Aug 27 at 7 PM if he so desires
      • Daniel has responded in an email to leadership@hive13.org that he does not intend to attend his hearing at at Hive13 on Tuesday, Aug 27 at 7 PM. He is still welcome to speak at this board meeting if he changes his mind.
      • Daniel has exercised his opportunity to be heard in writing via emails to both the leadership mailing list and the Hive13 general mailing list.
    • Does any member of leadership have any conflict of interest outside of Hive13 which would prevent them from making a decision on this vote that would be in the best interest of the organization? (record responses in the meeting minutes)
    • At this point in the meeting, give Daniel his opportunity to be heard orally if he so desires.
    • Conduct the vote on membership termination.

Minutes

CTO Nominations:

  • VOTE: Close CTO nominations immediately or on Sept. 3rd?
    • Present: Abstain: Immediately: Sept. 3rd:
    • Result:

Proposal to terminate the membership of Daniel McNamara:

  • Does any member of leadership have a conflict of interest related to this vote? (Yes/No)
    • Nancy G.:
    • Dave S.:
    • Scott H.:
    • Dave L.:
    • Chris H.:
    • Will B.:
    • Jim D.:
    • Dave V.: No
    • Kevin M.: No
  • Daniel's Opportunity to be heard:
  • Vote on proposal to terminate the membership of Daniel McNamara.
    • Nancy G.:
    • Dave S.:
    • Scott H.:
    • Dave L.:
    • Chris H.:
    • Will B.:
    • Jim D.:
    • Dave V.:
    • Kevin M.: