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Circular Resolutions


2020/Res68 Approve active contributor membership application 2020120310000157

The Board currently decides on active contributor membership applications based on non-mapping contributions on a case-by-case basis.

Unanimously accepted on 2020-12-12 with 7 votes in favour: Guillaume Rischard (2020 activity: 24 mapping days + HOT + youth mappers.), Mikel Maron, Rory McCann (It's rare that I recognise the name when I see an Active Contributor vote, but I did for this. So clearly someone making an impact), Allan Mustard ( Yes, all of the above), Paul Norman, Tobias Knerr, Joost Schouppe.

Previous action items

See Board/Action_Items.

Action items updates

Elect officers

Voting for Treasurer

Voting for Chairperson

Voting for Secretary

Set dates for January monthly board meeting and mid-month chat

Set a date for "screen-to-screen" meeting in lieu of "face-to-face" meeting due to COVID-19

Vote on the traditional circular blackout for the holidays

Circulars usually follow a board discussion by mail (except the circulars on fee waiver application due to financial hardship), and are basically a show of hands. The duration of the voting is usually set to seven days.

Board members who might be away during the holidays will not have the chance to ask others to give an issue another thought before voting, or provide their point of view during the internal discussion. Therefore, it has been suggested to have a black-out period for non-urgent circulars during the holidays.

Related board discussion: 2018-12, 2019-12

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