LESI BOARD MEETING TELECONFERENCE
AGENDA

November 19, 2012 

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            *Refer to last page for local call times

  1. Approval of minutes from Meetings October 17 and 19, 2012 (John)
  2. Budget
  3.  LESI Committees
    • Status of Corporate Practices Ad hoc?
    • Clarification of Board Liaison – Communications Committee
  4. Meetings
    • GTIF/NPC 2013
    • Rio 2013
    • GTIF 2014
    • Moscow 2014
  5. Website
    • update – Chris K
  6. Society Management/Administration
    • Knowledge Management progress
    • webinar management
  7. Resolution for 1 MDM per year (Refer Appendix 1)
  8. Treasurer's Report (Jim S)
  9. Member Society legal structures
  10. LES Societies
    1. LES India
    2. LES Poland
    3. LES Thailand ?
  11. Other business
  12. Next Meeting:   17 December 2012, Teleconference

APPENDIX 1
Proposed By – Law Amendments
For approval by LESI Board 19 November 2012
For subsequent submission to LES Member Societies to vote in Rio de Janeiro

ARTICLE IV - Meetings of the Board of Delegates; Society Year
[Actual text of By-Laws]

Section 1.  The Board of Delegates shall have an Annual Meeting which shall be held during the last four months of the calendar year, normally in conjunction with an appropriate meeting of one of the Member Societies.

Alternative proposition 1:

Section 1
. The Board of Delegates shall have an Annual Meeting which shall be held on a date and at a place to be selected by the Board of Director, normally in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society or an appropriate meeting of one of the Member Societies.

Alternative proposition 2:

Section 1
. The Board of Delegates shall have an Annual Meeting which shall be held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society.

Section 2.  Meetings of the Board of Delegates other than the Annual Meeting may be called from time to time by the President or by five or more members of the Board of Directors at such times and places as may be fixed by the Board of Directors or designated in the notice of the meeting. Reasonable notice of any such meeting specifying the time and place at which it is to be held shall be given to all Member Societies.

Section 3 .  The Society Year shall end at the termination of the Annual Meeting, and a new Society Year shall commence immediately thereafter.

Call times
Washington DC                        7:00 AM
Brussels                                     1:00 PM   
Chicago                                      6:00 AM 
Hong Kong                                 8:00 PM 
Manila                                          8:00 PM 
Mexico City                                  6:00 AM 
Montreal                                      7:00 AM 
Munich                                         1:00 PM 
Sydney                                         11:00 PM
Tokyo                                           9:00 PM 

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