Re: [802SEC] EC meeting via teleconference--tentatively Friday 2-4pm et 20 Oct 2006
I expect 802.20 will meet, but it will depend on the confirmation of a
chair. Once that is done, I'll send a meeting notice out.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Shellhammer, Steve" <sshellha@QUALCOMM.COM>
Sent: Friday, October 13, 2006 2:26 PM
Subject: Re: [802SEC] EC meeting via teleconference--tentatively Friday
2-4pm et 20 Oct 2006
> I will be able to attend.
> I have a question about the November Plenary. When will we know
> if 802.20 is going to meet in November? I had not heard anything and
> was not sure if a chair had been found. It sounds like based on what
> you said a chair could potentially be confirmed by next Friday. Would
> you then notify the 802.20 members if there is going to be a meeting?
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> [mailto:STDS-802-SEC@ieee.org] On Behalf Of Paul Nikolich
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> Subject: [802SEC] EC meeting via teleconference--tentatively Friday
> 2-4pm et 20 Oct 2006
> Dear EC members,
> I will be convenening a teleconference meeting of the EC as soon as
> possible (hopefully 2-4pm ET Friday 20OCT2006). Please let me know if
> you can make the teleconference meeting next Friday immediately.
> The objective of the meeting will be to identify those members of the EC
> that are non-conflicted with respect to any decisions regarding the
> 802.20 Working Group. The process by which the non-conflicted members
> will be identified is attached and closely matches the process used at
> SASB. The process is 802.20 specific right now, but in the long term my
> intention is to make it generic and place it in the 802 Chair's
> Once the non-conflicted EC members are identified, our first order of
> business will be to confirm the person identified to chair 802.20 as
> recommended by the SASB chair recommendation committee and approved by
> the SASB. I'm not sure that person will be ready for EC confirmation by
> next Friday, but he may be, therefore in addition to identifying the
> non-conflicted EC members, I may ask for the non-conflicted EC members
> to confirm the person via the telephone meeting as well.
> In case you are wondering whether or not telephone meetings are
> acceptable, they are. I asked SA counsel to confirm this fact and they
> have found the following:
> Section I-300(4)(2) of the Institute's Bylaws provide
> "The Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, the Major Boards, the
> Standing Committees any other board or committee reporting directly to
> the Board of Directors, and any board or committee of any organizational
> unit of the IEEE, may meet and act upon the vote of its members by any
> means of telecommunications. The normal voting requirements shall apply
> when action is taken by means of telecommunications equipment allowing
> all persons participating in the meeting to hear each other at the same
> additionally NY State non for profit statute provides:
> "On the issue of telephone conferences, Section 708 of the NY not for
> profit statute provides that a committee of the Board may participate in
> a meeting of such board or committee by means of telephone if everyone
> can hear and that participation by such means constitutes presence in
> person at the meeting:
> c) When authorized by the certificate of incorporation or the by-laws,
> any one or more members of the board or any committee thereof may
> participate in a meeting of such board or committee by means of a
> conference telephone or similar communications equipment allowing all
> persons participating in the meeting to hear each other at the same
> time. Participation by such means shall constitute presence in person at
> a meeting."
> --Paul Nikolich
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