GC Motions Compiled - June 2017 through present
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GC DateTopicMotionVoteResults
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6/4/17Web Assistant positionsTo add more Web Assistant positions to help with Google Analytics and website updates. Add at least one more position as soon as possible.
Presented By Aimee
Seconded by AMY624
9 in favor
1 against
Passed
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6/4/17Web storage space To purchase web storage space through our web hosting company to back up our website (voicesofnicotinerecovery.com)
Presented By Aimee
17 in favor
0 against
Passed
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7/22/17Protection of material on websiteTo immediately add this sentence on every page of the website "By accessing this site you agree that the material contained here is confidential and protected by copyright laws and may not be use or exploited for any purpose, commercial or otherwise" Proposed by Dave M.14 in favor 0 againstPassed
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7/22/17Speaker shares on websiteSpeaker recorder to warn speakers that if he or she has their share recorded and posted on the website, there is a risk of having their share stolen by other sites for profit.12 in favor 1 againstPassed
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8/6/17Donation to Nicotine AnonymouseVONR treasury volunteers to donate for lunch and snacks for the Nicotine Anonymouse World Service Board Meeting to be held 10/13/17. Total not to exceed $150 Receipts to be provided to VONR Treasurer following the meeting. Presented by Chick7 in favor 0 againstPassed
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9/10/17Marathon Meeting to mark VONR 15th AnniversaryTo hold a Marathon Meeting to celebrate VONR Anniversary on 10/15/17 with Julie organising it. Julie proposed.Approved by mutual consentPassed
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9/10/17Speaker RecorderTo elect Milli to serve as Speaker Recorder with existing Speaker Recorder, Kenny Mac12 in favor 0 againstPassed
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9/1017ElectionsTo elect Julie as Secretary DesignateApproved by mutual consentPassed
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9/10/17ElectionsTo elect Laurie as Web AssistantApproved by mutual consentPassed
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9/10/17NicA Gratitute MonthTo hold a Gratitute Month to support Nicotine Anonymous World Services15 in favorPassed
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9/10/17Marathon Meeting to mark VONR 15th AnniversaryTo make literature available between meetings12 in favour 2 againstPassed
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10/1/17Whatsapp AdminDee nominated by Amy. Dee acceptedApproved by mutual consentPassed
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11/5/17Treasurer DesignateSteve nominated Chick as Treasurer DesignateNo ObjectionsPassed
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11/5/17admins with mobile devicespresented by Amy, seconded by Steve. Admins with mobile device have to have Admin with PC present during meeting. Rationale: To encourage Admins to chair with Mobile, but mobile has less capabilitiesAll in favorPassed
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12/3/17Secretary NominationChick nominated Margie as secretary, (Not as designate...we change over in January). Joseph secondedAll in favorPassed
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12/3/17AdjournJoseph motioned to adjourn, Gary secondedAll in favorPassed
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2/10/18Whatsapp DetailsMotion made by Chick to have a Whatsapp meeting for members at anytime. Amy asked if it is the meeting before and after meetings.TabledTabled
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2/10/18Make Whatsapp Umbrella under VONRMotion made by Dee: place Whatsapp under the umbrella of VONRTabledTabled
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2/10/18Motion Compiler NominationChick nominated Linda as Motion Compiler. The position was explained. Aimee Seconds, Linda accepts and leaves room. All in favorPassed
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2/10/18VONR ForumAimee makes motion to move forward only as the forum is now. Chick seconds. 18 in FavorPassed
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2/10/18DelegatesJoseph motions to make Bill & Dee VONR Delegates...Chick and KennyMac second. Bill & Dee to let group know for sureTabledTabled
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4/8/18Depricate Yahoo GroupChick motions to depricate the Yahoo group site and make voicesofnicotinerecovery.discussionforum.co official VONR forum10 in favor 2 opposedPassed
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5/18Accept MinutesAimee motioned to accept minutes as read, and Chick seconded0 opposedPassed
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5/18Migrating from YahooFor 2 owners of Yahoo group remain owners until the group agrees they are no longer needed. They will oversee the messages in "Conversations" directing new members to our other resources, and act as Liaison with Yahoo. Chick seconded motion.7 approved 0 OpposedPassed
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5/18Yahoo ModeratorsFor the moderators of the Yahoo group cease moderator status, because duties of Moderators on new VONR Forum are different than on Yahoo Chick 2nd7 approved 0 OpposedPassed
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5/18Changes to PositionsFor the Group Greeter to use new member monthly count from the new VONR Forum. And for Group Greeter to send new members of Yahoo group and new VONR Forum a new welcome letter informing them of our other resources for recovery, including: our website, forum, speaker shares and Paltalk.For File Manager position of the Yahoo Group to be eliminated because the duties in the new VONR group are different from that of Yahoo.For Hippyspam Servant to post daily meeting times in "Today's Meetings" category in the VONR forum Aimee proposed, Chick seconded.7 approved 0 opposedPassed
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6/3VONR Forum Owner/AdminsTo elect 2 VONR Owners/Admins who will oversee the operation of the Forum. Duties include overseeing Moderators, acting as Liaison with Forum Tech Support, and resolving issues as they arrive. Smobriety time 1+ years and a commitment to the group. Term of service indefinite. Aimee proposed, Chick 2nded6 approved 0 opposedPassed
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6/3Elect new Owners/AdminsAimee volunteers to be an Owner/Admin. Aimee C nominated Chick and Peter seconded. Chick accepted0 opposedPassed
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6/3VONR Forum ModeratorsTo create positions for 3-5 VONR Forum Moderators, who will oversee the discussions of the forum. Duties include deleting spam, encouraging friendly discourse and reminding members who are disruptive. Aimee proposed, Chick seconded. VONR Forum Moderator smobriety time 6 months, with 2 year term of service. Dee, Louise, Margie, and Teresa all stepped up for these positions. 0 opposedPassed
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6/3/18Minutes acceptedPJ motioned to accept the minutes as read and Amy K seconded. no opposedPassed
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6/3/18Web Servant PositionAimee nominted Antony and Chick seconded. no opposedPassed
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6/3/18Use Admin name in calender listingThere are meetings with no Admin names listed in association with the meeting, so it is impossible to contact that admin about their meeting. especially if there are issues in the meeting or if they have missed meetings.Using the person's first name in the meeting calendar listing will become default.If an admin would prefer not to have their name listed, this member can let the calender person know.5 approved 6 opposedFailed
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6/3/18Updated Meeting admin listUpdated meeting admin list. Rationale: We need updated meeting admin list with meetings they are chairing. The Super Admin and Calender person are to be charged with keeping an updated spreadsheet on Google drive which includes meeting admin name, contact information, and day and time of any recurring meetings they are chairing or co-chairing. or if an admin prefers to hold Pop Up meetings.This list will be editable by the Super Admin, Web Master, Web Servant and Calender Person.This document will not be visible to others to protect the privacy of our Admins.Brenda seconds this motion. Proposed by?9 approved 2 opposedPassed
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6/3/18Co-Chair Time RequirementsChange required time to Co-Chair meetings from 30 days to 7 days/1 week free of nicotine. Proposed by Aimee C4 approved 6 opposedfailed
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7/15/18report on newcomersMotion by Daphne...I move to no longer report on newcomers who have joined the VONR Forum. It's not accurate because they're not new to VONR. Also this has nothing to do with the 12 step program and Nicotine Recovery.no opposedpassed
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7/15/18Smobriety Time re ChairingAimee C proposes: Co-Chair meetings- 0 days nicotine free to Co-Chair with an Admin. Chair (with an admin hat)- 30 days nicotine free to earn admin hat. Must have 30 days free, and Co-Chaired at least 4 meetings in previous 30 days, and completed tech training with Super Admin. Resume as chair, (Already with admin hat) - 7 days nicotine free to resume chairing if chair has previously had Admin Hat.11 opposed 1 approvedfailed
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