leon at cyberknights.com.au
Mon Feb 3 21:00:01 UTC 2003
On Monday 03 February 2003 05:06 pm, Tony Nugent wrote:
> nor was there any
> information posted here about who was standing,
With a few exceptions, we didn't know until the day. There were probably 15 or
16 nominated for Committee, of whom 12 stood.
> nor this crazy
> prerequesite that I would have HAD to have been there in person to
> participate either as a nominee for a position on its committee or
> to qualify to vote for those nominated.
Some nomination happened by remote control, and IIRC (vaguely) one nominee for
something wasn't present, so in practice maybe bodily presence wasn't a
prereq for standing.
It was indeed a crazy AGM, and Rusty, Knight Commander of the Microphone,
managed to have it happen in minimal time with minimal argument.
> As a matter of principle, things *have* to change. As a matter
> of practicality, I'm not sure what the end solution should be.
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