This excerpt taken from the ISLN DEF 14A filed Apr 9, 2007.
What are the deadlines for submitting stockholder proposals?
In order for a stockholder proposal to be considered for inclusion in our proxy statement for the 2008 annual meeting, the written proposal must be received at our principal executive offices at 3101 Western Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98121, Attention: Corporate Secretary, on or before December 11, 2007. The proposal must comply with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations regarding the inclusion of stockholder proposals in Company-sponsored proxy materials.
Our bylaws provide that a stockholder may nominate a director for election at the annual meeting or may present from the floor a proposal that is not included in the proxy statement if proper written notice is received by the Corporate Secretary of Isilon at our principal executive offices in Seattle, Washington, at least 120 days in advance of the date the proxy statement for the prior years annual meeting was released to stockholders. For the 2008 annual meeting, director nominations and stockholder proposals must be received on or before December 11, 2007. The nomination or proposal must contain the specific information required by our bylaws. You may request a copy of our bylaws by contacting our Corporate Secretary, Isilon Systems, Inc., telephone (206) 315-7500. Stockholder proposals that are received by us after December 11, 2007 may not be presented in any manner at the 2008 annual meeting.