Board of Directors + Bylaw Amendments
General Elections took place October 17-19, 2016.
2016 Board of Directors: Terms Ending
William Charnock, PacketFabric
Term ends: 2016 (10/31)
Daniel Golding*, Google
Term ends: 2016 (10/31)
The following individuals were the 2016 Board of Directors candidates:
- Kevin Blumberg
- William Charnock
- Paul Ebersman
- Paul Fischetti
- Patrick Gilmore
- Aaron Klink
Proposed Bylaw Changes
Adjust the language to reflect current organizational status and governance terms.
Proposed ballot text:
Shall the Bylaws be amended by the following respective changes as outlined:
Amendments to this charter may be enacted by a majority vote of members during an annual or interim election. An amendment may be put on the ballot by the Board of Directors, or by a petition signed by at least 30 members, or 1% of members, whichever is greater.
Change: Replace "this charter" with “these Bylaws”
- Non-Discrimination Policy
All individuals associated with the Entity shall recognize their responsibility to respect the legal rights of human dignity of others without regard to race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or age and shall uphold the guidelines, policies and procedures as set forth in the organization's By---laws in compliance with Title VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964, amended by the Equal Employment Act of 1972, no individual will be denied the right to apply or be employed by the Entity due to race or national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. In addition, no individual shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity conducted by the Entity.
Change: Replace "rights of human dignity of others without regard to race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or age" with “rights of human dignity of others without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, or familial status”
August 15, 2016 - Nominations for Board of Director Candidates opened.
September 15, 2016 - Nominations closed.
August 15, 2016 - Statements of Support for Board of Director Candidates opened.
October 10, 2016 - Statements of Support for Board of Director Candidates closed.
October 17-19, 2016 - Voting for Board of Director Candidates + Bylaw Amendments.
Board Candidates Elected October 2016
Bylaw Amendments for 2016