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

David Newall david.newall at auug.org.au
Tue Dec 11 12:25:41 EST 2007

Adrian Close wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Dec 2007, David Newall wrote:
>> 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?
> As far as I recall, those changes were voted on and accepted.

(34. Changes to these Rules may be initiated at the request of a General 
meeting, or by the Management Committee. All proposed changes must be 
approved by a three-quarters majority of the votes received in a postal 
ballot of the members before having effect.)

That being so, a few other changes must have been accepted in the same 
ballot, two of which are important:

New class of membership: Associate Members; and

Allow Electronic Voting.

No fee seems to have been set for Associate members, but they are, as I 
read the constitution, permitted to become board members.

More important: Postal ballots, which are expensive, can be replaced by 
electronic ballots.

More information about the Talk mailing list