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Re: [802SEC] Indemnification policy update


will there be any 802 representation during the meeting(s) or
is it closed?



Paul Nikolich wrote:
> Dear EC members,
> I spoke with Karen Kenney yesterday (Monday Nov 24) on the 
> indemnification matter.  Karen informed me that a meeting has been 
> scheduled among IEEE management and counsel on December 19th to begin 
> resolution of the matter.  The meeting will include the IEEE corporate 
> participants (Executive Director of the IEEE (Dan Senese), IEEE legal 
> counsel (Bob Dwyer),  IEEE Staff Director-Financial Services (Tom 
> Lynch)), and IEEE-SA staff participants (Pam Deese, Judy Gorman, Karen 
> Kenney and ML Neilson).  It appears this matter is being taken very 
> seriously by IEEE management and they are trying to address it in a 
> timely manner.  I expressed my concern and our need to have a revised 
> interpretation prepared no later than the January interim session, or 
> else  volunteer leadership may resign as a result of a poorly 
> interpreted, poorly understood policy that is of critical importance to 
> all our volunteers.
> I will continue to work closely with Karen to ensure this matter is 
> satifactorily resolved as quickly as possible.
> Regards,
> --Paul Nikolich

Michael Takefman    
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