Charter

Approved by the Galactic Medical Board of Directors on Day 170 of Year 12.

Galactic Medical is hereby reformed to better facilitate its use, purpose, and the completion of its goals.
:The companies name is Galactic Medical.
:The owner of the organization is its majority shareholder.
::999 shares do and shall exist of the company.

:The purpose of Galactic Medical is to:
::To manufacture medical goods
::To expand its infrastructure at a sustainable rate through acquisition of assets.
::To be profitable
::To care and support its members, employees and allies

:Anyone, with the approval of the Executive Director, and Executive Chief of Staff, may work for Galactic Medical.
::Initial payrank is to be determined, assigned and documented within one week of starting employment
::Secondary titles and/or positions may be awarded that may include a secondary salary.
::Employees of Galactic Medical are permitted to pursue their own business interests outside of Galactic Medical, providing the member has taken reasonable measures to prevent / or reasonably does not allow a conflict of interest to take place.
::Payroll is processed once monthly.

:Galactic Medical's Leadership includes the Executive Director and Executive Chief of Staff
::The Leader of Galactic Medical is the Executive Director of the company.
:::The Leader is appointed by the company's owner.
::::The Board of Directors may veto the owner's appointment with a majority decision and the owner must respect this decision.
::::Shall be, along with the Executive Chief of Staff, the official spokesperson for the organization on issues related to its general running and operation.
::::Shall investigate personnel problems causing disputes, and act to resolve these
::::Shall publicly adhere to and abide by the statement of purpose of the organization.
::::Shall present to the Galactic Medical members of the board a report at the end of each quarter at the official forum detailing the activities of Galactic Medical during that quarter and explaining how those activities do or do not uphold the mission statement of Galactic Medical and the statement of purpose of Galactic Medical.
::::Shall determine a reasonable and equitable distribution of roles of oversight to be assigned between the Executive Director and Executive Chief of Staff by mutual discussion and agreement.
::The Companies Second In Command is the Executive Chief of Staff.
:::The Executive Chief of Staff is elected from the employees of Galactic Medical.
::::Shall be, along with the Executive Director, the official spokesperson for the organization on issues related to its general running and operation.
::::Shall investigate personnel problems causing disputes, and act to resolve these
::::Shall publicly adhere to and abide by the statement of purpose of the organization.
::Failure of any officer to uphold the duties of their office are grounds for removal from office.

:A Board of Directors shall exist to help guide the path of the company.
::The Board of Directors is limited to a maximum of nine members.
:::Certain positions guarantee their holder a seat on the Board of Directors.
::::An active faction owner is guaranteed a seat of the Board of Directors.
::::The Executive Director is guaranteed a seat of the Board of Directors
::::The Executive Chief of Staff is guaranteed a seat on the Board of Directors.
::::Any Confederate Senators representing Galactic Medical are guaranteed a seat on the Board of Directors
::::The Elections Commissioner is guaranteed a seat on the Board of Directors.
:::Some positions grant their holders preferred status, allowing them to bump off voted members to take a seat on the Board of Directors
::::Those serving on the Supreme Court of the Confederacy of Independent Systems receive preferred status.
::::Those place in top tier managerial positions receive preferred status.
:::During vacancies on the Board of Directors the Board may nominate and vote on new members.
:::Members of the board are permitted to pursue their own business interests outside of Galactic Medical, providing the member has taken reasonable measures to prevent / or reasonably does not allow a conflict of interest to take place.
::Only a member of the board of directors shall have the right or ability to propose amendments to the charter by means of a simple majority vote.
::The Board of Directors may appoint up to five non-voting advisers who are given access to all board discussions
:: All directors must be willing to bear the responsibility of some leadership and be prepared to participate and vote when requested.
::: Any member of the board may make a proposal
::: Each proposal may include a single, or several measures.
::: A proposal needs to be posted in the Boardroom. The proposal should have a brief, non wordy reason for the measure.
::: The proposal must be framed in the positive so that a sufficient ‘Yes’ vote always results in a measure being passed.
::: Multiple motions may be active at the same time.
::: The poll must contain ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ and 'Abstain', and a brief summary (100 words maximum) of the reasons FOR and AGAINST so that Board Members can make an informed decision, as per what came up during the discussions before the poll. It must also include whether this poll requires a unanimous vote, a 2/3rd majority vote, or a simple majority to pass.
::: When the poll shuts, if the required number of votes have been gathered, the poll will be considered passed, and the closed poll will be moved to the records area where it can be viewed publicly.
::: Each member of the board agrees to respect decisions reached by the board, and support these, even if previously opposed, once a ballot has taken place and a decision has been reached.
::: A motion may be withdrawn if the need for it falls into abeyance.
::: The proposal may be considered passed after the sufficient number of votes have been gathered, at the discretion of the proposer.

:Galactic Medical must continue to abide the following laws and acts passed by the Galactic Medical's Board of Directors under our original charter.
::Restricted Privileges Act
::Elections Commission Act
::Elections Act
::Executive Chief of Staff Election Act
::Senatorial Election Act
::Andromeda Agreement
::Confederacy of Independent Systems Application
Subpages (1): Laws and Acts
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