United Collective of Systems and Networks
The United Collective of Systems and Networks (UCSN) is a group of groups and organizations (herein "Members") with the interest of collaborating and providing each other services and technologies. The UCSN itself is not a service provider, operator or network.
Members that are involved, may colaborate between each other to initiate activities under the UCSN identity. These activities are performed under the direction, management and guidance of the representitives involved.
UCSN is an organization developed with accountability at its foundation. all members involved in activities are required to be accountable for any and all actions of their officers, agents, representitives and policies.
3. Administration and Guidance
UCSN is established and administered by Digibase Operations, Digibase Operations does not, and shall not exert any authority upon any members, but rather provides coordination for activities and group efforts and ensures that all members involved in activities are syncronized on matters.
4.1. The Coordinator
The Coordinator is the individual with the task of requiring accountability from all member organizations.
Among the tasks of the coordinator:
- Initiate Governance Committee meetings when appropreate to discuss issues.
- When an organization's actions are called into question by other representitives, the coordinator must review the situation.
- Initiate voting procedures where needed.
4.2. Governance Committee
The Governance Committee is the group of representitives from each member organization who provide inter-organization communication. Typically representitives are of a high-ranking administration/executive position within their respective organization. Only one listed representitive is permitted per organization.
Among the tasks of the governance committee:
- Attend scheduled meetings.
- Provide for accountability and reasoning of their organization's actions when it effects other members.
- Identify and cite areas of improvement in activities.
- Vote on proposals when presented at meetings.
5. Bylaws and Motions
Bylaws shall be defined as any written provision, rule or regulation that is officially endorsed by the Governance Committee. Each Member of the Governance Committee has equal powers to bring forth propositions and/or motions that may alter UCSN structure, existing bylaws and/or implementation of new bylaws. Bylaw enforcement is performed at the discretion of the Governance Committee.
5.1. Quorum and Modification
Only a meeting whereas 51 percent or higher of Governance Committee members are present may alteration or addition of Bylaws be performed.
The Coordinator shall ensure all motions presented to the Governance Committee are clear and concise. Those with ambiguous texts must be rephrased and only one question may be presented per motion. The voting procedure shall be directed by The Coordinator, in an orderly and definitive manner to ensure all organizations get a clear and fair vote. Voting shall be performed in an open and independently verifiable method whereas members may dispute a count.
5.3. Member Majority Vote
A Member Majority Vote is defined whereas a motion or proposition has obtained 51 percent or higher of member support upon completion of the voting procedure.
5.4. Immediate Force
Should a motion obtain a Member Majority Vote, The Coordinator shall without delay call the motion into force, to which The Coordinator or a designate must modify as to update any documents referenced by the motion within 24 hours.