Vote on adoption of the conflict of interest policy
mark at kingant.net
Fri May 30 02:19:42 EDT 2008
On Wed, 28 May 2008 02:00:14 -0500, Mark Doliner wrote
> Email voting is now open for the following issue. Voting will end
> at 11:59PM PDT on May 31st, 2008. This is approximately four days.
> The secretary will record the votes as received via e-mail.
> Provided a quorum of four directors have submitted votes by the
> deadline, this measure will be enacted by majority vote.
> Shall the Board of IM Freedom, Inc. adopt the conflict of interest policy
> hosted at http://www.irs.gov/instructions/i1023/ar03.html minus
> those sections marked "Hospital Insert"?
I vote in favor of adopting this conflict of interest policy.
I very much agree with the ideals of the conflict of interest policy, but
there are two things that seem like they'll be a minor hassle:
1. Article VI says we're each supposed to sign a statement that we've read and
understand the conflict of interest policy. Maybe some sort of digital
signature would suffice?
2. Article VII says we're supposed to conduct periodic reviews to make sure
our spending is fair and conforms to our goals. If we're not spending much
money, and don't have deals or partnerships with people on our board then I
would think this isn't really needed.
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