Blue Linux Group Inc.
Prepared by Matt Jezorek on February 10, 2002
Approved by the Board on [DATE]
What is the purpose of the organization?
Where will be the location of the organization?
Will the organization have members?
What are the qualifications for membership?
What is the length of membership?
Powers: What can the members decide?
Meetings: What is the least number of meetings that will be held during a year; who can call the meeting; what advance notice is required; how many members must be present to conduct business; will Robert's Rules of Order or Sturgis parliamentary rules prevail; and can members vote by proxy?
What will be the structure of the Board of Directors
What will be the size of the board?
Who is eligible to be a member of the board of directors?
How long do board members serve, and can they serve more then one term?
How are board members who resign during their terms replaced?
Can board members be removed from the board of directors before their terms are over? If so, how? Under what conditions?
Will board members be compensated for time, services, transportation, or other expenses?
How are the meetings of the board of directors structured?
What is the minimum number of times the board must meet during a one-year period?
Who may call a special meeting of the board - chair, executive director, and/or a certain number of directors?
What are the notification requirements regarding meetings?
What is the quorum for a board meeting?
Is a simple majority sufficient to pass a motion at a meeting of the board?
Will ``actions in writing'' be authorized?
What rules or procedures will be used to conduct meetings?
What shall be the duties of the officers?
What officers shall the corporation have?
How can officers be removed from their position?
How can officers be replaced if they resign or are removed before they end there terms?
What are the specific powers and duties of each officer?
What officers are members of the board?
What will be the structure of the committees?
What special rules will apply to the corporation?
Will the corporation indemnify its board members?
What is the fiscal year of the corporation?
What are the provisions for amendment of the bylaws?
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