[foundation-board] Electronic resolutions of the board

Becky Hogge becky.hogge at gmail.com
Mon May 28 10:55:16 UTC 2012

Hi Laura

Thanks for the update. This may be irrelevant (I'm yet to read the
notes from the meeting I missed in May) but I suggest we consider
quickly going over any decisions reached by majority over email in the
meeting in June.

Warm wishes


On 25 May 2012 11:18, Laura James <laura.james at okfn.org> wrote:
> Some question about the approvals needed for board resolutions to be
> confirmed in writing electronically was raised by Martin.
> Having consulted the Companies Act 1985 & 2006, and our articles, and having
> checked with Francis, I can confirm that electronic resolutions require a
> unanimous agreement, due to our Articles (the Act of 2006 has nothing to say
> on this point).
> As such the method we have been using to date since I joined the OKFN, of
> seeking a majority approval only, does not work.
> If the board would like to discuss this point please let me know and I will
> add it to the agenda for 12th June.
> Laura
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