How do you get these policies and proceedures changed? Simple. Just post to SXEmacs Devel stating where what how when and why. If it is non-controversial and makes sense, it’ll probably be accepted quickly. If not, there could be lengthy discussions and possibly even a vote See Voting.
Steve Youngs will always have the final word and make the ultimate decision, but he isn’t an immovable force, his mind can be changed and he does listen to what the rest of the project is saying. :-)