SIG Governing Board Motions - FY'02

Motion: Move to approve the minutes of the March 11, 2001 SGB meeting.

(Tremaine, Soffa)
Unanimous
Motion passes (8/19/01)

Motion: Move to call the question.

Partridge, Ozsu
(21,1,0)
Motion passes (8/19/01)

Motion: Move to cap SGB weighted votes at 5.

Cohoon Glinert
(1,21,0)
Motion failed (8/19/01)

Motion: Move to support the merger of SIGMIS and SIGCPR.

Partridge, Soffa
(21,0,1)
Motion passes (8/19/01)

Motion: Move that we cheerfully endorse the notion that ACM apply the "overall ACM" interest rate to the investable portion of the SIG Fund Balance.

Partridge, Ebicioglu
(21,0,0)
Motion passes (8/19/01)

Motion: Move that the SGB accept the proposal that the SIGs finance the development of the Guide, in exchange for making the Guide free to all and enabling SIG-specific enhancements to the Guide.

That the SGB EC constitute a group to work with HQ and the ACM EC to agree on the details.

That the SGB EC respond to requests from individual SIGs, if help is needed in meeting this obligation.

Berenbaum, Walker
(16,4,2)
Motion passes (8/19/01)

Motion: Move to place SIGGROUP in transition.

Unanimous
Motion passes (8/19/01)

Motion: Move to endorse a change in status for SIGUCCS from full service to conference only.

Berenbaum, Soffa
(19,0,0)
Motion passes (8/19/01)

Motion: Move to approve the minutes of the August'01 SGB meeting.

(Berenbaum, Ozsu)
Unanimous(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that the SGB EC appoint two people to draft the rules governing the "light weight application procedure" for financial support of small-but-viable SIG Activity. The draft rules should be reported quickly to the EC, which will review them as necessary and bring them as a concrete proposal before the SGB.

Corless, Sandhu
(21,0,1)(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that the SGB approve the portal pricing strategy proposed by the Portal Pricing Task Force.

Berenbaum, Corless
Motion tabled(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that the $1M approved by the SGB for the Guide be applied to extending the historical material in the Guide.

Berenbaum, Corless
(0, 16, 5)(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that SIGACT continue in its current status as a multi-service SIG for the next 4 years.

Haramundanis, Ebcioglu
Unanimous(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that SIGAda continue in its current status as a multi-service SIG for the next 4 years.

Walker, Corless
Unanimous(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that SIGCAS be converted to a publication-only SIG with details to be worked out by the SGB-EC

Walker, Berenbaum
Unanimous(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that SIGCSE continue in its current status as a multi-service SIG for the next 4 years.

Brown, Jewett
Unanimous(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that SIGDA continue is its current status as a multi-service SIG for the next 4 years.

Brown, Feldman
Unanimous(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that SIGGRAPH continue in its current status as a multi-service SIG for the next 4 years.

Berenbaum, Feldman Unanimous(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that SIGMETRICS continue in its current status as a multi-service SIG for the next 4 years.

Berenbaum, Feldman
Unanimous(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that SIGAPP be converted to a conference-only SIG and remain in transition subject to review of the conference organizing structure.

Unanimous(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that SIGAPL be continued in transition for 6 months. If, after 6 months, all back issues as of August '02 have come out, then SIGAPL will continue in transition with a report and plan in August. If not, SIGAPL automatically becomes a transitional conference-only SIG, with no need for further SGB action.

Walker H., Goldthwaite (20,1,0)(2/23/02)

Motion: Move to convert SIGWEB to a conference-only SIG and remain in transition until a plan to fulfill their membership obligations is presented to the SGB EC.

Feldman, Berenbaum
Unanimous(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that the SGB EC appoint a team to recommend a fair way (during the fall) to distribute the Digital Library profits.

Ebcioglu, Ozsu
Unanimous(2/23/02)

Motion: Move that the SGB delegate to the SGB EC responsibility to determine the appropriate source of money to initiate the Small SIG Project (SSP) Fund. The initial maximum for the fund is $100K. The initial funds must come from existing sources other than individual SIG fund balances (i.e., no new taxes).

Corless, Berenbaum
Unanimous(2/23/02)

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