Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of projects/leadership-committee/structure


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Jan 3, 2012, 11:44:34 AM (8 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    2727 * stop any staff activities or work that is deemed to be inconsistent with the mandate of the LC
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    29 ''Decision making process:'' The Leadership Committee requires a quorum of 50% for decisions to be made. If consensus is not reached, then proposals must be approved by more than 2/3 of the leadership committee members present.
     29''Decision making process:''
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    31 Any leadership committee member can submit proposals to the full body for approval. Proposals should include an outline of the program and a estimate of resources that will be required to implement it. Approval is given by the LC based on whether the proposal carries out the goals identified by the membership and whether available resources will permit it's proper implementation.
     31=== Proposals ===
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    33 Proposals may be submitted for a decision at the annual membership meeting or by email. Proposals must be circulated at least 72 hours before a vote is called. Any LC member can delay a vote up to 5 days with a request for a further discussion, either by email or by phone call. Votes may be made by email, phone, or in person.
     33 * Submission: Any leadership committee member can submit proposals to the full LC for approval. All proposals must have at least one LC member as a sponsor. Proposals may be submitted for a decision at the annual leadership committee meeting or by email sent to the LC email list.
     34 * Content: Proposals should include a brief description of the program, a estimate of resources that will be required to implement it, and a deadline for votes which must be a minimum of 72 hours after the proposal has been circulated to the LC.
     35 * Delays: Any LC member can delay a vote up to 5 days with a request for further discussion, either by email or by phone call, however, only one delay may be requested per proposal.
     36 * Ammendments: LC members may proposed modifications to any proposal. The proposal sponsor can decide whether or not to adopt them. Any proposal that is modified resets the 72 hour deadline for votes.
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     38=== Voting ===
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     40 * Quorum: The Leadership Committee requires a quorum of 50% for decisions to be valid.
     41 * Process: Votes may be made by email, phone, or in person. A good-faith attempt will always be made to reach unanimity. If the LC is not unanimous, then proposals must be approved by more than 2/3 of the leadership committee members who vote. Abstentions are allowed and count toward quorum.
     42 * Timing: Proposals are considered approved if 2/3 of the LC members approve it or if 2/3 of quorum approve it by the end of the vote deadline. If neither condition is met, then the proposal is not approved.
     43 * Re-submission: proposals that fail due to lack of quorum may be re-submitted un-changed. Proposals not approved due to lack of votes may be re-submitted only if changes are made. 
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     45=== Criteria ===
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     47Approval is given by the LC based on whether the proposal carries out the goals identified by the membership and whether available resources will permit it's proper implementation.
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     49=== Participation ===
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    3551Staff members are expected to attend and participate in LC face-to-face meetings, email discussion and phone calls, but only LC members may vote. Other MFPL members may attend LC face-to-face meetings but not participate. Any LC member may request a private session restricted to just LC members to discuss sensitive topics (such as personnel).
     
    3753== The Staff ==
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    39 MFPL staff make themselves available on regular, weekly basis to perform labor for the organization and participate in weekly staff meetings.  Staff may be volunteers or be paid.
     55MFPL staff make themselves available on regular, weekly basis to perform labor for the organization and participate in weekly staff meetings. Staff may be volunteers or be paid.
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    4157The staff meets weekly (in-person and by phone) and via a publicly archived staff email list.