[HOT] Draft Articles of Incorporation/Bylaws
mark at markiliffe.co.uk
Thu Jul 15 11:24:15 BST 2010
That's an good idea, do you know who is organising the European cohort?
On 15 Jul 2010, at 10:51, Kate Chapman wrote:
> The reason I put the United States in was because we were going to
> have a European organization as well. I believe we would have issues
> with official names if we had the same one even if we were operating
> in different countries. We would registered Humanitarian
> OpenStreetMap Team as an name we are operating under though.
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 10:58 PM, Katie Filbert <filbertk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 10:36 PM, Todd Huffman <huffmantm at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm in line with Robert's thoughts "Thanks for doing this Kate, they
>>> look solid to my non-expert eyes."
>> The bylaws look good to me. It's good to see progress towards formalising
>> For the name of the organisation, "Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team United
>> States, Inc.", do we really need "United States" as part of the name?
>> In Article II, I would change:
>> * Deploy to ... => Deploying to
>> * Coordinate => Coordinating
>> * Provide => Providing
>> * Advocate => Advocating
>> in Article IV:
>> "The elected initial board that will incorporate HOT and serve a one year
>> term as its board of directors."
>> change to:
>> "The elected initial board of directors will incorporate HOT and serve a one
>> year term."
>>> I've got no strong feelings about the tiered membership, but we might
>>> want to offer an incentive for people to put in more resources.
>> Otherwise, they look good.
>>> Todd Huffman
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>> Katie Filbert
>> filbertk at gmail.com
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