Can we get a clarification from staff whether the wording in this motion would permit or preclude electronic voting for the directors to be elected at the proposed SGMM?
Thanks, Owen > On Apr 11, 2018, at 06:10 , Jan Zorz Go6 <j...@go6.si> wrote: > > Oh boy... Interesting AGMM awaits in Dakar, as it seems :) > > Cheers, Jan Žorž > --- > Sent from mobile phone, please excuse brevity and top-posting... > On Apr 11, 2018, at 15:06, Andrew Alston <andrew.als...@liquidtelecom.com > <mailto:andrew.als...@liquidtelecom.com>> wrote: > Hi Sander, > > Mark tabled the following motion (and has agreed to let me send this to the > community list on the phone just now) – this motion has also been accepted in > emails to the members list from the board > > > ---- From Mark’s email to the member list ---- > > I have been watching the mailing lists where Sunday, whom I consider a > friend, has admitted to violating the NDA. He has stood down as chair but not > tendered his resignation. There was a Board Meeting last night according to > the mailing lists. The Board appear not to have ask Sunday to stand down > (there was no announcement along these lines, therefore I request the > following be tabled at upcoming AGMM in Dakar. As this is not a vote to > remove the directors, but rather to express the communities lack of > confidence in them, and to request their resignations, I request that this be > tabled as a standard resolution. > > Introduction: > > In 2014, the board of directors (I was a director at that time) passed a > resolution laying out the sanctions for NDA violations – that violations of > the NDA could be result in expulsion from the board of directors. In 2014, > during a meeting in Tunis, that resolution was used to request, and > subsequently gain, the resignation of two members of the board of directors. > > During allegations made recently on an unrelated matter, it came to light > that the former chair of the board, Mr Sunday Folayan, wilfully and blatantly > shared information related directly to the company, with a junior member of > staff, and an admission in this regard was made to the community in an email > sent by Mr Folayan on the 16th of March 2018. > > It is my belief that the sharing of the information was a direct > contravention of the NDA – as well as a direct contravention of various > sections of the companies act relating to the duties and responsibilities of > a director. > > Since this time – there have been numerous calls for Mr Folayan to resign > from the board – something that as of now he has not done. There have also > been numerous calls for the board to act against Mr. Folayan in this regard. > The board has failed to do this – and is acting outside of historic precedent > regarding similar violations. > > As such, it is my belief that the entire board is in violation of its duties > and of the trust of the community – the degree of that loss of confidence > will be tested by this motion as is proper procedure. > > It is also acknowledged that the board has the right to defy this motion and > continue to claim legitimacy under strict legal interpretation – hence – this > motion is phrased as a request – with the knowledge that should the board not > adhere to this request if this motion passes – they will lose all credibility > and the ability to claim legitimacy as representatives of the member base of > AfriNIC – irrespective of their legal standing. > > As a former Board member and the proposer of this resolution, I wish to state > that if this motion be passed and the request granted, I will not be standing > for any seat myself. > With this in mind: > > The members of AfriNIC here by RESOLVE: > > To state that the members of AfriNIC have lost all confidence in the current > board of directors to act in the best interests of the company or its > registered, resource and associate members. > To request the resignations of every member of the board of directors with > immediate effect > To request that Viv Padayachee act as caretaker director with the sole > purpose of appointing a NomCOM and convening an SGMM at which a full election > will be held to appoint a new board of directors > To elect a new board of directors by ballot at an SGMM within 90 days of > these proceedings – at which point directors elected will hold their > positions for the remainder of the specific term of the seat to which they > are appointed. > > > ---- End of Mark’s email ---- > > On 11/04/2018, 16:00, "Sander Steffann" <san...@steffann.nl> wrote: > > Hi, > > Considering that the board is facing a tabled and accepted motion of no > confidence in Dakar – which has been accepted to the Agenda > > Wait, what motion? I have seen the message from Sunday that he is > stepping down as chair, and I of course have seen the allegations. I haven't > seen a motion on this list though... > > Cheers, > Sander > > > > > Community-Discuss mailing list > Community-Discuss@afrinic.net > https://lists.afrinic.net/mailman/listinfo/community-discuss > <https://lists.afrinic.net/mailman/listinfo/community-discuss> > _______________________________________________ > Community-Discuss mailing list > Community-Discuss@afrinic.net > https://lists.afrinic.net/mailman/listinfo/community-discuss
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