We should add to the minutes that a motion was moved to extend the time for debate on the corporate membership/sponsorship issue which was squashed. Cheers, Nathan.
On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 9:12 AM, Brian Salter-Duke <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote: > This is essentially what I suggested, but with a lower fee for the > sponsors. On reflection I think that something like $100, just above the > cost of 2 individual subscriptions would be fine. Anything over would be > covered by calling it a donation as Nick says. > > It is important to recognise that sponsorship might not be the only > relationship we have with organisations. We could have all sorts of > relationship on a one-off basis with organisations that are not > sponsors, but only sponsors would have the right to nominate two people > to be members. In some cases, the organisation would not give us > anything other than access, advice or or other non-cash benefit to WMAU. > > Brian. > > On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 11:17:29PM +1000, Nick Perkins wrote: > > This should be embraced and as soon as possible. > > > > There should be a organisation member level with a set fee and set > > rights/privileges. This might include 2 votes and listing on the chapter > > wiki. All organisations become members at this level and cost. The fee > > should be x times the individual membership fee, so that it keeps parity > > with other member fees. I'd be personally happy with 2 to 3 times ($80 - > > $120). > > > > Further donations could (and should) be received but only as donations, > > without fear or favour and without any expectation of extra > > rights/privileges. > > > > This allows organisations of all sizes to become members and those who > want > > to donate funds/resources etc above that have the option. However they > need > > to understand that they don't get anything special for that (other than > > appropriate acknowledgment of the support). > > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimediaau-l mailing list > > Wikimediaaufirstname.lastname@example.org > > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l > > > -- > Brian Salter-Duke [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [[User:Bduke]] mainly on en:Wikipedia. > Also on fr: Wikipedia, Meta-Wiki and Wikiversity and others. > Go Wikimedia Australia Inc, Go! > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaau-l mailing list > Wikimediaauemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l >
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