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Resolution:Election Committee 2014 amendment

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Approved (8–0, 1 abstention) on April 17, 2014

WHEREAS, on April 15, 2014, the Board of Trustees approved the resolution constituting the Election Committee 2014 ("original resolution"), in accordance with the Election Code;

WHEREAS, the Treasurer, Jose Roel Balingit, has tendered his resignation as a member of the Committee in order to devote more time to settle urgent business with the Bureau of Internal Revenue;

WHEREAS, the President, Eugene Alvin Villar, having been advised of this situation, has indicated his willingness to take the Treasurer's place as an Election Committee member;

WHEREAS, Article V, Section 7 of the bylaws of Wikimedia Philippines state that "[t]he Chairman of the Board shall, if present, preside at all meetings of the members and of the Board of Trustees";

WHEREAS, said provision of the bylaws permit the President from joining the Election Committee;

BE IT RESOLVED,that in view of the foregoing circumstances, the Board accepts the resignation of the Treasurer as a member of the 2014 Election Committee;

BE IT RESOLVED FURTHER, than in the Treasurer's place, the Board is appointing the President as a member of the 2014 Election Committee and his appointment is to take effect immediately;

BE IT RESOLVED FURTHER, that consequently, the following provision in the original resolution be amended as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED that the 2014 Election Committee is hereby organized with John Paul Antes as chair and Eugene Alvin Villar and Vangie Padilla as members;