Officer eligibility

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The Meeting Notes 10-12-2010 record this vote. The text of the proposal voted on is found in the members' google group in this thread, "VOTE PROPOSAL: Changing the officer eligibility requirements" dated October 5, 2010: https://groups.google.com/group/pumping-station-one/browse_thread/thread/d9531fd71266b9fd/c4d667483a815c6e?#c4d667483a815c6e Original proposal here: https://groups.google.com/group/pumping-station-one/msg/d643693e208debda and revision here: https://groups.google.com/group/pumping-station-one/msg/c4d667483a815c6e

Here is the vote announcement: https://groups.google.com/group/pumping-station-one/msg/f9ac7b5e410b4892


Here is the text of the current bylaws:

"In order to be eligible to be nominated, a person must be Full Member as defined earlier in these bylaws for six consecutive months. For the initial election of officers, or in any replacement election during the six months after the initial election of officers, a person must be a founding member in order to run for office."


Here is the text of the proposed change:

"In order to be eligible to be nominated, a person must be a Starving Hacker Member or a Full Member as defined earlier in these bylaws in good standing for the six consecutive months prior to the election. To actually take and hold an office, the individual must be a Full Member. For the initial election of officers, or in any replacement election during the six months after the initial election of officers, a person must be a founding member in order to run for office."