[Incubator] MOTION: Appoint Jody Garnett as new IncCom chair

Julien-Samuel Lacroix jlacroix at mapgears.com
Wed Oct 19 15:03:43 EDT 2011


On 11-10-19 02:34 PM, Daniel Morissette wrote:
> Thank you Jody for accepting the nomination. Since there were no other
> nominations, let's make a motion and vote to formally appoint you.
> MOTION: The Incubation Committee names Jody Garnett as it's new
> chairperson
> And I start with my +1
> Daniel
> On 11-10-17 05:22 PM, Jody Garnett wrote:
>> Thanks for looking out for the incubation committee; and indeed taking
>> on the challenging role of an OSGeo treasurer / board member.
>> I am glad to accept the nomination as it is one way I can be actively
>> contribute given the distance in timezones. I will note that as chair I
>> will not be able to be quite so flamboiant in my proposals (perhaps that
>> is for the best).
>> --
>> Jody Garnett
>> On Tuesday, 18 October 2011 at 2:09 AM, Daniel Morissette wrote:
>>> Hi IncCom,
>>> As I stated at the OSGeo AGM in Denver, the Incubation Committee has
>>> been quite inactive in the last year or so and we need to fix that.
>>> There are a few projects currently in the incubator that have been
>>> sitting there for a few years with very little visible activity/progress
>>> and we need to either put some pressure or assist with whatever is
>>> currently blocking them (hoping it's not just lack of interest on the
>>> project's part).
>>> Unfortunately, in the last few months I have not been able to give
>>> IncCom the time it deserves from a chair to make it more active, and the
>>> situation is just going to get worse with my new commitments as
>>> treasurer of the OSGeo board and other business and personal
>>> commitments.
>>> For this reason, I have to revise my priorities and have decided to step
>>> down as IncCom chair to leave room for some new blood and energy. I
>>> still plan to be on the committee (and as mentor), but don't feel I can
>>> be a good chair at the moment.
>>> I already spoke to Jody Garnett who has been one of the most active
>>> members of this committee in the last little while and he would be
>>> interested to take the chair role. Would anyone else be interested?
>>> I propose that we wait 2 days to leave time for other IncCom members to
>>> step up if they are interested in being chair, and then we can take
>>> action to either elect or appoint a new chair.
>>> --
>>> Daniel Morissette
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