Board Meeting 04/02/2017 (TNC)
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Attending: David Kelley, William Murphy, Stuart Mason Dambrot, Adair Daniels, Gennady Stolyarov, Mark Waser
Proxies assigned David Othus to the Chair;
Board Meeting:04/02/02017 AD 0600 PM MST - 07:10 PM MST
Motion 1 (Passed): We [TNC Board] move to adopt the minutes of the last board meeting Board_Meeting_03/21/2017.
Motion 2 (Passed): We [TNC Board] move to provisionally appoint [Adair Daniels] as EFTF Event Chair as well [appoint to the board of] working out a legal structure for the conference as a fundraising event for the TNC.
[discussion on ethics of voting for on motions that have a monetary benefit for the voter when applicable to board members, overall the general feeling by the board was this was ethical...? ]
Motion 3 (Passed): We [TNC Board] move to appoint a three-person committee to define what defines an organization that can submit a rep to the TNC board which shall include: Mark Waser, Stuart Mason Dambrot, Gennady Stolyarov
[discussion about committee appointments tending towards logistics that are up to said committee]
Motion 4 (Passed 4 to 3): We [TNC Board] move to classify the New Hampshire Transhumanist Party and the Texas Transhumanist Party as not yet meeting the bar allowing representation on the TNC board.
[Discussion as to if this makes sense given motion 3 and tabling vs voting up or down.]
Motion 5 (fail): We [TNC Board] move to not accept new voting member representatives to the TNC board until such time as that criteria for acceptance can be defined by the board.
Motion 6 (Passed): We [TNC Board] move to amend the previous motion 4 to say: We [TNC Board] move to classify the New Hampshire Transhumanist Party and the Texas Transhumanist Party as not yet meeting the bar allowing "voting" representation on the TNC board.
Motion 7 (Passed): We [TNC Board] more to allow board meeting recordings if such recording is announced to and made notice to the TNC Chair prior to such a meeting started.
Motion 8: We [TNC Board] move to approve the following policy based letter on privacy protection to be sent to the United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives and the President of the United States following the United States Senates block of the FCC regulation "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services” (81 Fed. Reg. 87274 (December 2, 2016) by the Federal Communications Commission. " as seen in the letter here: Privacy_Protection_Letter_April_2017 (which may include none substantive edits)
Motion 9: We [TNC Board] move to accept the proposed change to the UBI plank for the 2018 convention agenda as seen here: Draft_Platform_Items#Universal_Basic_Income_Policy_Plank