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Re: General assembly

From: Christopher Baines
Subject: Re: General assembly
Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 16:14:29 +0100
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Andreas Enge <> writes:

> Updating the accounting and minutes files of our Guix Europe association
> (as a reminder, these are all publicly available at
> ),
> I am realising that we have not organised a General Assembly for over two
> years now. This is not a problem in the sense that there has been activity,
> we have participated to the organisation of the Guix Days 2018, 2019 and 2020
> in Brussels just before FOSDEM, and we have used our funds to reimburse
> hosting fees, domain name registrations, stickers and so on. But it is bad
> for at least two reasons:
> - As an association according to French law, we are legally obliged to have
>   one at least once a year, to make sure that the members can take part in
>   running the show.
> - And we have not "updated" our Solidary Adminstrative Council (SAC), which
>   takes all day to day decisions. It is elected by the General Assembly, and
>   when we wrote our bylaws, the goal was that all members who wished so could
>   take part.
> - There is one more special role, the Board, composed of the Presidency and
>   the Treasury. But this is mainly so that the French administration has
>   the two names and addresses they require, instead of sending them the
>   details of the full SAC. It would be healthy if these functions rotate.
> The date of the General Assembly is supposed to be fixed at least two weeks
> in advance. So what do you think of some time during the weekend of either
> June 20/21 or June 27/28?

Either date is fine with me, thanks for looking in to this :)

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