hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: Convention

Chick wrote:
> indianabob wrote:
> >
> > >absentee voting just doesnt work,  tell me what  organization uses that
> > approach?
> >
> That's a pretty broad statement and frankly seems pretty elitist to me.  Why
> doesn't it work?  What does going to the convention have to do with wanting to
> have some imput into how the AHS operates?  The fact that I am not a man of
> leisure doesn't mean that I don't have an opinion.  In fact, some of you may
> have noticed that I have lots of opinions.  Do I have to go to the convention
> to prove that I know enough to vote on what the AHS is doing.  Do half of the
> people who go to the convention have any idea about what is being voted on?
> It seems to me that the only reason not to open voting to the membership is to
> insure that a small number of people have control.
> Just an opinion from someone who had other things to do.
> Chick
> -
Chick and all
Here is an addtional problem I observed.  Bob please pay attention here.
A motion was made and seconded to add to the bi-laws the ability of the
Journal editor to vote.  The chair took a hand vote, and sait it was
denied.  A cry went up from the floor , and a second hand vote was
taken.  again the chair said defeted.  A cry from several areas demanded
a count.  While the motion was again defeted, it was by ONE vote!!!  Now
the question. Many in the room were "non member" guests and spouses. 
Was a check made to be sure that those voting were paid members?  You
bet not.  Ballot voting would assure fairness.  All of us must think
about the real necessary changes for the AHS and it's Bi-laws.
Ran Lydell
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@mallorn.com with the

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index