Jimmy says this was a removal for cause.
Anthony Cole <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Anthonyhcole>
On Thu, Dec 31, 2015 at 2:45 PM, Matthew Flaschen <
> On 12/29/2015 07:19 AM, Gnangarra wrote:
>> there are bigger questions than why like;
>> - how can this take place
>> - how can the community ensure its representatives independence in the
>> - what effect will this have on other elected representatives on the
>> The Florida statute(
>> https://www.flsenate.gov/Laws/Statutes/2011/617.0808 ) referred
>> to earlier says that If a director is elected by a class, chapter, or
>> organizational unit, or by region or other geographic grouping, the
>> director may be removed only by the members of that class, chapter, unit,
>> or grouping.
> IANAL, but I believe that clause does not apply. There are no "members of
> that class, chapter, unit, or grouping." because there are no members at
> all (https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Bylaws#ARTICLE_III_-_MEMBERSHIP).
> It is also under "2. A majority of all votes of the members, if the
> director was elected or appointed by the members." which also does not
> apply for the same reason.
> To be clear, I believe the board's action was legal, but I believe that
> ethically they should state whether it was for cause, and if at all
> possible why he was removed.
> Matt Flaschen
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