General Meeting

 

Autumn General Meeting 4 Nov 2021

MyData Global – Autumn General Meeting 2021 will be held online on 4 May 2021 at 13.30 UTC.

The Autumn General Meeting will have the Leadership Elections for MyData Global’s Board and Steering Committee positions. All members are allowed to run for the positions. Read more mydata.org/elections.

Time: Nov 4, 2021, at 13.30 UTC. 

Online meeting: The general meetings are held ‘online first’ in Zoom.

No registration: No prior registration is needed. The link and password to join the Zoom call will be sent to all members before the meeting.

Bylaws and voting and elections regulations: The meeting is organised according to the association bylaws and the approved process for voting and elections is defined in the Voting and Elections Regulations. The voting codes will be sent to those members who are in good standing 30 days before the general meeting.

Agenda and materials: The agenda of the meeting consists of the points mandated by bylaws Section 10.4 “Agenda for General Meetings”, possible proposed amendments to bylaws and other issues that members want to raise to be discussed.

The detailed agenda and all materials for the meeting are can be found here: mydata-global.org/autumn2021-general-meeting 

The links below are pointing to the sections of the agenda document.

1. Opening the general meeting 

2. Calling the meeting to order

2.1 Chair 

2.2 Secretary, Tellers and Examiners of the minutes and other roles 

2.3 Attendees present in the meeting 

3. Approving the agenda for the meeting 

4. Bylaws amendments 

4.1. Amendment to Section XXX 

4.2. Finnish translation of the bylaws 

5. Auditors 

6. Compensations for Board members and auditors 

7. Business plan for year 2022 

8. Membership fees 

9. Budget 

10. Board and steering group elections 

10.1 Number of board members 

10.2 Board elections 

10.3. Steering group elections 

11. Other discussion matters 

12. Resuming the meeting & announcing the election results 

13. Closing the meeting 

Appendices 

APPENDIX 01 – List of Attendees 

APPENDIX 02 – Approved bylaws amendments Nov. 4, 2021 – Track changes 

APPENDIX XX – Business Plan 2022 

APPENDIX XX – Budget 2022 

Amendment suggestions:

If you would like to suggest changes, please use the section “Amendment suggestions” at the end of each attached document and include your rationale for the suggestion. Please add your name to the suggestion so we can verify that the suggestions are coming from members of the association.

Any questions? If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Board Chair Antti ‘Jogi’ Poikola (jogi[at]mydata.org) or Vice-Chair Kristina Yasuda (kristina[at]mydata.org). We encourage you to raise any concerns on Slack (join here) in the #general-meeting channel.

Practicalities

Online participation: The password to join the Zoom call and voting codes will be sent to all members before the meeting.

General best practices:

  • Please keep your microphone muted by default to avoid potential sound issues.
  • The meeting is moderated by the Chair.
  • If you’d like to make a comment or proposal, please indicate this by raising your hand in Zoom
  • NB. If you are dialled into the meeting using a phone number, you will not be able to raise your hand or participate in indicative voting.