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Re: [discuss] Notes - Names Council Meeting, San Jose - 062599

IMHO, you would be hard put to come up with someone better (and calmer -
which is good) than Jonathan.  Someone,please, accept this offer before he
comes to his senses.

On Mon, 28 Jun 1999, Jonathan Weinberg wrote:

> Ellen Rony wrote:
> >> The Names Council needs a parliamentarian.  Every vote should FIRST be
> >> restated by a neutral party, and discussion should *precede* the vote, not
> >> interfere with the actual voting. Chair needs to ascertain which remote
> >> participants remain online and that they all heard the complete proposal
> >> being voted on.
> and Richard Lindsay wrote:
> >The parliamentarian is a very good suggestion - however is there a 
> >neutral party out there?   I do not believe the current 
> >composition of the DNSO has such a position, but it certainly 
> >would help procedure (the part I would say that was particularly
> >"ugly.")
> 	You don't need a supremely neutral party; just somebody who has a good
> knowledge of Robert's Rules and is basically honest.  (Hell, I'll do it if
> you can't come up with anyone better.)
> Jon
> Jon Weinberg
> Professor of Law, Wayne State University
> weinberg@msen.com

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