Commit 54e4f7ec authored by Jean Michel Rouly's avatar Jean Michel Rouly
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Merge branch 'membership' into 'master'

Membership redefinition

Fixes issue #9

See merge request !5
parents fcf68d07 d15e1487
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principles.
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SRCT members will be classified as either \textbf{contributors} or
\textbf{developers}.
\textbf{developers}. In this document, the term "general membership"
shall refer to the combined body of contributors and developers.
\subsection{Contributors}
Contributors are individuals interested in joining the SRCT community.
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development. Developers may also contribute to SRCT projects under
the guidance and supervision of the project manager.
\subsection{Revocation of Membership}
\subsection{Revocation of Developer Status}
In extraordinary circumstances, if a motion is brought and seconded at
a meeting for membership revocation, all SRCT members will be notified
by email of the motion not less than five days before the following
meeting. If a quorum is present, an official vote will be held by
secret ballot, requiring a $\frac{3}{4}$ supermajority of present
members. Although an official vote, all present contributors will
be allowed to present arguments for or against membership revocation
prior to the vote.
a meeting for revocation of a developer's status, the SRCT general membership
will be notified by email of the motion not less than five days before the
following meeting. If a quorum of developers is present, an official vote
will be held by secret ballot, requiring a $\frac{3}{4}$ supermajority of
present developers. Although an official vote, all present contributors will
be allowed to present arguments for or against revocation of developer
status prior to the vote.
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Members will be automatically removed if suspended or expelled by the
university.
Developer status will be automatically removed if suspended or expelled by
the university.
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%%% SECTION 4: Officers
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System Administrator also directly oversees all project managers.
\subsection{Removal of Officers}
Two SRCT members may present a motion to remove an officer. All
members will be notified by email, and have no fewer than five days to
review the motion. If a quorum is present at the next SRCT meeting,
the motion may be approved by a $\frac{3}{4}$ vote by secret ballot
of all present members. This is considered an official vote.
Two SRCT developers may present a motion to remove an officer. The general
membership will be notified by email, and developers will have no fewer
than five days to review the motion. If a quorum is present at the next
SRCT meeting, the motion may be approved by a $\frac{3}{4}$ vote by secret
ballot of all present developers. This is considered an official vote.
\subsection{Advisor}
The primary Advisor shall be a member of the faculty or staff at
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of the following semester.
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Voting shall be handled in a secret ballot to be counted by the
highest ranking member not in contest for any officer position, or if
all positions are in contention, then by a quorum of all project
managers not directly involved in elections.
highest ranking executive not in contest for any officer position, or if
all positions are in contention, then by a quorum of all developers
not directly involved in elections.
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In the event of a tie, a second round of voting will be held between
the top two candidates following the same procedures of the first
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community are welcome to attend meetings. Attendance by SRCT
contributors and developers is not mandatory, but highly recommended.
Consistent absence may be viewed as grounds for revocation of
membership.
developer status.
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The Executive Board has the right to call its own private meetings at
its discretion.
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A quorum shall be defined to include at least two officers, and either
a simple majority of members or seven total members including at least
two officers, whichever is less. On official votes, in the event of a
tie, the deciding vote shall be cast by the presiding officer.
a simple majority of developers or seven total developers including at
least two officers, whichever is less. On official votes, in the event
of a tie, the deciding vote shall be cast by the presiding officer.
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The President shall preside over all meetings. In the event of the
President's absence, the meeting shall be presided over by the highest
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%%% SECTION 8: Amendments
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\section{Article VIII --- Amendments}
Two members may jointly propose an explicitly defined
constitutional amendment at a meeting. All members will be emailed a
copy of the language of the amendment and have no fewer than five days
to review the proposed amendment. At the next SRCT meeting, if a
Two developers may jointly propose an explicitly defined
constitutional amendment at a meeting. The general membership will be
emailed a copy of the language of the amendment and have no fewer than
five days to review the proposed amendment. At the next SRCT meeting, if a
quorum is present, the amendment may be approved by a $\frac{3}{4}$
vote by secret ballot of all present members. This is considered an
vote by secret ballot of all present developers. This is considered an
official vote.
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The Office of Student Involvement must review all amendments in the
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Changes which do not affect the meaning of the text, such as updated
formatting and links, may be made at the discretion of the board.
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While contributors may not directly propose amendments, they may convince
developers to sponsor an amendment on their behalf. Developers should only
sponsor an amendment if they agree with the changes to be made.
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%%% SECTION 9: Ratification
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\section{Article IX --- Ratification}
This constitution shall become effective upon approval by a
$\frac{3}{4}$ vote of the membership, and the Assistant Director for
$\frac{3}{4}$ vote of the developers, and the Assistant Director for
Recognized Student Organizations. This is considered an official vote.
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