[AUUG-Talk]: Re: Don't close AUUG down!

Christopher Vance Christopher.Vance at auug.org.au
Tue Dec 11 12:06:42 EST 2007

On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 11:15:24AM +1030, David Newall wrote:
>Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 11:15:24 +1030
>From: David Newall <david.newall at auug.org.au>
>Subject: Re: [AUUG-Talk]: Re: Don't close AUUG down!
>To: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <Greg.Lehey at auug.org.au>
>CC: Christopher Vance <Christopher.Vance at auug.org.au>,
>	AUUG Board of Directors <board at auug.org.au>, talk at auug.org.au,
>	AUUG Announcements List <auug-announce at auug.org.au>
> Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>> Note that I'm not a member, and I don't intend to renew now.  I think
>> one of the really big things that killed AUUG as we know it is that
>> most people don't see any advantage in paying $125 for a membership
>> that doesn't really buy them anything.  However, board members are
>> exempt from membership fees.
> Are you sure?  Apparently it was on the Agenda for the 2005 AGM, however 
> such a change would have required a (postal) ballot.  Did that occur?

My interpretation, and recent practice, has been that somebody has to
pony up the $ to become a member before they are eligible to become
board.  Once they're on the board, a failure to renew doesn't
automatically unboard them.

Christopher Vance

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