[Community-Discuss] Accountability assessment - committee

Alan Barrett alan.barrett at afrinic.net
Wed Sep 21 09:21:43 UTC 2016

> On 21 Sep 2016, at 13:08, ALAIN AINA <Alain.Aina at wacren.net> wrote:
>> We have a special general meeting coming up in November, and bylaws changes can be passed as special resolutions, needing a 75% majority).
> OK. Let now look at the 75% majority also called Super Majority.  75% of what ?  The Registered members ?  The total membership ?

75% of the members who exercise their vote.

> BTW: In my mail(*)posted on the 29th June, i suggested that we also improved things here.
> (*) https://lists.afrinic.net/pipermail/community-discuss/2016-June/000350.html
> These points  seem to not have been (or yet) considered.
> 4-  Amend 12.10 (ii)   to set the quorum at 10% of the total membership either present physically or remotely 
> 5- Amend 12.11 to set  minimum number of votes. For all vote, a minimum of votes from 10% of the total eligible voters required.

Thanks.  There were some good ideas in your email, and I will work on converting some of them to bylaws changes for consideration.

The current quorum requirement is 10 members, which is too small, but I think 10% is too large.

Alan Barrett

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