Membership Boards: Restaffing and Reorganization

On May 5th we will have a large number of Regional Membership Board members with terms expiring. The Community Council decided to take this opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness of these regional membership boards and how it make sense to go about restaffing them.
After several discussions, including those with sitting board members, we have determined that while there are values to region-based boards (there may be cultural and language similarities), it makes more sense for us to switch to time-based membership boards. We hope that with this change to time-based we can have a more established meeting times that the community is familiar with and more successful boards with board members being able to commit to a specific time rather than assuming evening is the best time in their time zone for them to attend.
The times selected are as follows:
12:00 UTC, meeting twice a month, specific days to be determined by the board
22:00 UTC, meeting twice a month, specific days to be determined by the board
These boards will each have 9 members with a quorum of 4. We are seeking to seat 10 new board members at this time across both boards (we have 8 board members whose terms are

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