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== Procedures to Enact Bylaw Changes ==
 
'''Proposing Amendments'''
 
 
VIII.1.1 Any Representative of the Assembly of Representatives may propose an amendment to the Bylaws of the ESIP Federation.
 
 
VIII.1.2 Proposals shall be submitted in writing to the Chair of the Governance Committee prior to any action on the proposed amendment and must be signed by at least three Representatives.
 
 
'''Acting on Proposals'''
 
 
VIII.2.1 The Governance Committee shall review the proposal and render an opinion as to its relationship to the existing Bylaws.
 
 
VIII.2.2 The Chair of the Governance Committee shall announce the proposed amendment and the opinion of the Governance Committee to the Assembly prior to any action on the amendment by the Assembly.
 
 
VIII.2.3 The proposed amendment shall be debated either using electronic means or at a meeting of the Assembly.
 
 
VIII.2.4 The vote shall be by secret ballot. If two-thirds or more of the entire Assembly meeting in quorum vote in favor of the proposed amendment, or if two-thirds or more of all Representatives vote in favor of the proposed amendment using electronic means, it shall be adopted.
 
  
 
== Procedures to Enact Policy and Procedure Changes ==
 
== Procedures to Enact Policy and Procedure Changes ==
'''Proposing Amendments'''
 
  
IX.1.1 Any Representative of the Assembly may propose an amendment to the Policies and Procedures of the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners.
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[https://github.com/ESIPFed/Governance/blob/master/ESIP%20Policies%20and%20Procedures/1.0%20Corporate/ESIP%20P%26P%201.4%20Policy%20Approval%2C%20Amendments%2C%20Administration%20and%20Compliance.md See Policy and Procedure 1.4 - ESIP Policy Approval, Amendments, Administration and Compliance] <br />
 
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IX.1.2 Proposals shall be submitted in writing to the Chair of the Governance Committee at least sixty days prior to any action on the proposed amendment and must contain endorsement of not less than one-fourth of the representatives of the Assembly.
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'''Acting on Proposals'''
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IX.2.1 The Governance Committee shall review the proposal and render an opinion as to its relationship to the Policies and Procedures.
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IX.2.2 The Chair of the Governance Committee shall circulate the proposed amendment and the opinion of the Governance Committee to the full membership of the Assembly at least thirty days prior to any action on the amendment by the Assembly.
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IX.2.3 The proposed amendment shall be debated at the next meeting of the Assembly.
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IX.2.4 The vote shall be by secret ballot. If two-thirds or more of the entire Assembly vote in favor of the proposed amendment, it shall be adopted.
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==Supplemental Policies and Procedures==
 
==Supplemental Policies and Procedures==
  
Committees, Working Groups or Clusters may need to defined policies and procedures that are not appropriate or do not warrant modification of the ESIP Policies and Procedures or Bylaws.  These extra guidance points can be defined in groups' Polices and Procedures.  Here is a list of existing P&P documents for various ESIP groups.
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Committees, Working Groups or Clusters may need to defined policies and procedures that are not appropriate or do not warrant modification of the ESIP Policies and Procedures or Bylaws.  These extra guidance points can be defined in groups' Policies and Procedures.  Here is a list of existing P&P documents for various ESIP groups.
  
 
[[List_of_Polices_and_Procedures|List of Policies and Procedures for ESIP groups]]
 
[[List_of_Polices_and_Procedures|List of Policies and Procedures for ESIP groups]]
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== Defining Documents ==
 
== Defining Documents ==
:[Policies and Procedures approved October 2017] <br />
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:[https://github.com/ESIPFed/Governance/blob/master/ESIP%20Policies%20and%20Procedures/Top%20level%20ESIP%20Policies%20and%20Procedures.md Policies and Procedures approved October 2017] <br />
 
:[https://esip-all.slack.com/files/brucec/F45FXBN1Y/amended_and_restated_bylaws_of_fesip__12-02-16_.pdf Bylaws approved December 2016] <br />
 
:[https://esip-all.slack.com/files/brucec/F45FXBN1Y/amended_and_restated_bylaws_of_fesip__12-02-16_.pdf Bylaws approved December 2016] <br />
  
 
== Governance Committee Members ==
 
== Governance Committee Members ==
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===2019===
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:: Denise Hills
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:: Bob Downs
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:: Ben Galewsky
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:: Bill Teng
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===2018===
 
===2018===
 
:: Mike Daniels
 
:: Mike Daniels
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:[[List_of_Polices_and_Procedures|ESIP Policies and Procedures Documents]]
 
:[[List_of_Polices_and_Procedures|ESIP Policies and Procedures Documents]]
 
:[[Robert's Rules Cheat Sheet]]
 
:[[Robert's Rules Cheat Sheet]]
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:[[Federation_Incorporation]]
 
:[[Fall_2011_Bylaw_Change_Election|Nov 2011 Changes]]
 
:[[Fall_2011_Bylaw_Change_Election|Nov 2011 Changes]]
 
:[[Jan_2011_Bylaw_Change_Election|Jan 2011 Changes]]
 
:[[Jan_2011_Bylaw_Change_Election|Jan 2011 Changes]]

Latest revision as of 09:19, 28 January 2019

Main ESIP page

Contents

[edit] Procedures to Enact Policy and Procedure Changes

See Policy and Procedure 1.4 - ESIP Policy Approval, Amendments, Administration and Compliance

[edit] Supplemental Policies and Procedures

Committees, Working Groups or Clusters may need to defined policies and procedures that are not appropriate or do not warrant modification of the ESIP Policies and Procedures or Bylaws. These extra guidance points can be defined in groups' Policies and Procedures. Here is a list of existing P&P documents for various ESIP groups.

List of Policies and Procedures for ESIP groups

[edit] Restructuring of Bylaws and Policies and Procedures

In 2017, a new version of ESIP's Policies and Procedures was created. The Constitution and Bylaws Committee was renamed to the Governance Committee.

[edit] Defining Documents

Policies and Procedures approved October 2017
Bylaws approved December 2016

[edit] Governance Committee Members

[edit] 2019

Denise Hills
Bob Downs
Ben Galewsky
Bill Teng

[edit] 2018

Mike Daniels
Bob Downs
Christopher Lenhardt
James Gibeaut

[edit] 2017

Mike Daniels
Bob Downs
James Frew
Ana Privette

[edit] Constitution and Bylaws Committee Members

[edit] 2016

Ken Keiser
Denise Hills
Brian Wee
Liping Di

[edit] 2015

Ken Keiser
Mike Daniels
Denise Hills
Ana Privette

[edit] 2014

Bruce Caron
Kerstin Lehnert
Denise Hills
Chris Lenhardt

[edit] 2013

Tamara Shapiro Ledley, Chair
David Meyer, Type 1 Rep
Michael Daniels, Type II Rep
Liping Di, Type III Rep

[edit] Legacy Materials

Discussion of 2016 possible bylaw changes Prior Year ByLaw Proposed Changes

Federation Constitution
Federation Bylaws
Other Federation Documents
ESIP Policies and Procedures Documents
Robert's Rules Cheat Sheet
Federation_Incorporation
Nov 2011 Changes
Jan 2011 Changes
Jan 2012 Changes
Jan 2015 Changes: quorum and membership lapsing
Jan 2016 Changes
(2013)
2016C&BPlans
February 19, 2015
October 2, 2015
June 4, 2015
January 2014

[edit] Calls for Nominations and Ballot

2016 Nominations and Ballot
2015 Nominations and Ballot
2014 Nominations and Ballot
2013 Nominations and Ballot
2012 Nominations and Ballot
2011 Nominations and Ballot Supplemental
2010 Nominations and Ballot
2009 Nominations and Ballot
2007 Nominations and Ballot
October 2006 Constitution and Bylaws Vote
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