RE: [gnso-restruc-dt] CIG and Individuals
- To: "Philip Sheppard" <philip.sheppard@xxxxxx>, <Gnso-restruc-dt@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [gnso-restruc-dt] CIG and Individuals
- From: "Gomes, Chuck" <cgomes@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 8 May 2009 13:40:19 -0400
It seems to me that the more subjective the criteria the more the need
for independent appeal mechanisms. Sounds like a possible issue for the
OSC Consituency/SG Operations WT.
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> Subject: [gnso-restruc-dt] CIG and Individuals
> Let me clarify the position on individuals
> In essence the rules for admittance will not change significantly.
> Today individuals are welcome. The BC has for example Marilyn
> Cade; Mike Rodenbaugh and Mike Palage.
> But before they join a constituency an individual must
> demonstrate "commercial intent".
> That is judged (in the case of the BC) by a committee of
> members who assess commercial intent on evidence provided.
> That may be as simple as incorporation: a sole-trader, an
> LLC, a one-director limited company etc.
> Other evidence will be considered.
> If the evidence was "I once sold a printer cable on e-bay"
> that may be judged insufficient.
> If the evidence is "I made $1m selling printer cables (or
> art) on e-bay from my garden shed, that may be judged sufficient.
> It will be a case by case basis with the default that
> satisfactory demonstration of commercial intent by an
> individual gets them in.
> Hope this helps.