Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of projects/leadership-committee/structure


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Timestamp:
Feb 7, 2013, 3:02:18 PM (7 years ago)
Author:
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
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try to clarify resubmission and criteria guidelines

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    4444 * 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.
    4545 * 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.
    46  * Re-submission: proposals that fail due to lack of quorum may be re-submitted unchanged. Proposals not approved due to lack of votes may be re-submitted only if changes are made. 
     46 * Re-submission: proposals that fail due to lack of quorum may be re-submitted unchanged.  This restarts the proposal as a new submission.  If a proposal is  not approved because it was disapproved by 1/3 or more of the voting LC members, it may not be re-submitted to the same LC until substantive changes are made that are intended to address the concerns of the disapproving LC members.
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    4848==== Criteria ====
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    50 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.
     50The LC should only approve a proposal if they believe:
     51 * the proposal carries out the goals identified by the membership and
     52 * the proposal can be implemented given the organization's available resources.
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    5254==== Participation ====
     
    5860MFPL 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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    60 The staff meets weekly (in-person and by phone) and via a publicly archived staff email list.
     62The staff meets weekly (in-person and by phone) and via a publicly archived [staff email list].
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    6264The staff's responsibilities are to: