|LoneStarCon2 · The 55th World Science Fiction Convention · Monday, September 1, 1997|
Amendments to the WSFS Constitution ratified
Renaming the Voting Fee, Automatic increases to the Default Voting Fee, Allowing the Administering Committee to veto changes to the NASFiC Voting Fee, Rewriting Membership Rights, Deemphasizing the North American nature of the Worldcon, Clarifying Site Selection deadlines, New wording: "NASFiC Committees shall make all reasonable efforts to avoid conflicts with Worldcon dates.", Changing Best Non-Fiction Book to Best Related Book, Clarifying MPC Residency Requirements, Moving Amendment of the Standing Rules into the Constitution
Amendments to the WSFS Constitution adopted for ratification at Bucconeer
Giving the Customs and Usages of WSFS precedence before Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised, Rewriting Worldcon Committee powers and responsibilities, Rewriting Mark Protection Committee powers and composition giving the NASFiC voting representation.
Ratification of the Amendment rewriting the Site Selection counting rules
The Mark Protection Committee Is
Chairman: Randall Shepherd, Treasurer: Scott Dennis, Secretary: Gary Feldbaum, Officer Representing Canada: Ken Smookler, Postal Officers: Mark Olson and George Flynn.
Committee: Robert Sacks, Stephen Boucher, Ruth Sachter, Kevin Standlee, Donald Eastlake III, Tim Illingworth, Ben Yalow, Sue Francis, Covert Beach, Dick Smith, TBA (from Chicago), plus Shepherd, Dennis, and Feldbaum.
Address: P.O. Box 1270, Kendall Square Station, Cambridge MA 02142.
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