[Osmf-talk] Chairman - 3 Year Term

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Tue Aug 4 08:42:56 UTC 2009


Hi,

Grant Slater wrote:
> The chairman role is currently a 3 year term, may I propose that we
> halve the length of this term to 1.5 years (transition overlap) or
> alternatively a single year term in line with the rest of the board.

RichardF quoted the Articles of Association:

 > The Board shall from time to time elect a Chairman who shall be
 > entitled to preside at all meetings of the Board at which he shall
 > be present, and may determine for what period he is to hold office

If this is correct (i.e. chairman chosen by board) then obviously the 
chairman can only be a one-year term because nobody knows whether 
whomever they make chairman will still be a member of the board after 
the next election!

Bye
Frederik




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