Rescheduling regular DMB meeting day/time

Rafael David Tinoco rafaeldtinoco at
Tue Nov 9 16:42:45 UTC 2021

>> I don't think it's OK to change the meeting times on a "nobody objects"
>> principle. Especially with the new rule on expelling members due to
>> non-attendance, if you additionally change the meeting time to a time
>> that some member can now never attend, you'd effectively be expelling
>> some DMB members through no fault of theirs. I think you at least need
>> an absolute majority vote from existing DMB members.

The opposite is also true: without it, you're also expelling the ones
that cannot handle the current meeting time.

> That's absolutely fair. My concern is that we have a hard enough time
> getting board members to just attend our current meetings, and now
> we've had only 4 of 7 board members even respond to a call for better
> preferred times, so I'm concerned this will fall into the pit of 'no
> change due to nobody engaging'.

Thats why I like this e-mail approach very well @Dan, and thanks for
your efforts in moving on with important (to DMB) topics.

> If we really do need to hold a vote on this though, I'll go ahead and start it:
> This email is an official proposal to change the DMB meetings to
> fortnightly meetings on the same weekly schedule as before, but
> changing the day/time to Wed at 17:00 UTC.
> This email is my +1, all other board members please send your votes by email.

I am +1 in changing to 17:00 UTC and I'm opened to accept other
schedule proposals based on other members needs (if any).
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