Board Actions Taken in Slack

    Our Bylaws allow for Board actions to be taken in Slack.

     

    Article X: Conduct of Business by the Executive Board

    The Board is authorized to conduct business either at its regular monthly meeting or via electronic means, e.g. electronic mail, at the discretion of the Chair. The Secretary shall archive copies of decisions made by electronic mail, for example, by including the text of such messages in the minutes of monthly Board meetings or other appropriate means.

    Please find below a list of actions taken by the Board in Slack, filed by date taken. These are considered minutes of these actions.

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    The board considered the Resolution Regarding Non-discriminatory, Medically Comprehensive Healthcare in Washington State. The motion was brought to Slack by Bunny Hatcher, seconded by Rachel Glass. The Resolutions & Endorsements Committee recommended to submit the resolution to the membership with a Do Pass recommendation. Link to Resolution.

    The Board voted in Slack and 11 members voted  to Recommend approval of the resolution, inclusive of any changes desired by the Board, to membership.  No other votes were cast.

    The Chair will assign the resolution to an upcoming membership agenda.

    Thursday, July 29, 2021

    July 2021 Board meeting did not have a quorum to vote on 2 resolutions planned for the August meeting.

    Resolution on Sustainable Mobility

    • Recommend approval to membership, inclusive of any changes desired by the Board received 14 votes, no opposition. Motion passed. 

    PRO – Resolution in Support of Protecting the Right to Organize  

    • Recommend approval to membership, inclusive of any changes desired by the Board received 14 votes, no opposition. Motion passed. 

    Saturday, March 27, 2021

    The board considered the Resolution in Support of Eliminating the Senate Filibuster. The motion was brought to Slack by Bunny Hatcher, seconded by Richard O’Neill. The Resolutions & Endorsements Committee recommended to submit the resolution to the membership with a Do Pass recommendation. Link to Resolution.

    The Board voted in Slack and 12 members voted  to Recommend consideration of the resolution, inclusive of any changes desired by the Board, to membership.  1 member voted to Recommend approval of the resolution, inclusive of any changes desired by the Board.

    The Chair will assign the resolution to an upcoming membership agenda.

    Monday, May 30, 2022

    Carla Rogers requested that the board to consider changing the slate recommendation or two judges – Adam Eisenberg and Damon Shadid. At the time of our board meeting, these justices were unopposed but by the end of filing, they had a challenger.  Three options were proposed for vote. 

    Option 1:  Leave them on the slate. (Any member could remove them for an individual vote. No second required.)    4 votes
    Option 2:  Remove them from the slate. In this case an individual ballot would be used for this race.    8 votes 

    Total Votes: 12, quorum achieved. Option 2 received the majority vote. 

    Monday, May 30, 2022

    Carla Rogers submitted a vote to the executive board regarding the meeting location for an in-person monthly membership meeting on September 14th

    Option 1: Youngstown Arts Theater, 4 votes
    Option 2: Fauntleroy Church, 6 votes
    Total Votes: 10, quorum achieved.

    The Fauntleroy Church location received the majority vote.