[Board] Re: [OSGeo Finance] Financial Statement for 2007
dmcilhagga at dmsolutions.ca
Fri Apr 25 05:45:43 PDT 2008
Well - looks like your stuck with me doing the best I can to make
this work. :)
Will see what I can do -- I'll try to take a few minutes this weekend
to maybe go over everything and see if I can at least delegate some
activities. Tyler, I suspect I'll be leaning on you somewhat for some
On 21-Apr-08, at 5:11 PM, Dave McIlhagga wrote:
> Frank, Tyler, Board, Finance committee,
> I'm becoming acutely aware that my time is being stretched to
> extraordinary levels these days -- and that my treasurer duties are
> suffering a lot as a consequence. Amazing how a newborn at home
> combined with the never ending pressures of running a business can
> leave you without time to even think ...
> As a consequence, I'm wondering if I can really do the role of
> Treasurer justice in these circumstances. If I'm truly honest with
> myself -- I don't see how this can get any better for at least the
> next 6 months - and it's clear that I've been neglecting things for
> far too long.
> Is there anyone from the board willing to take this on? As we're
> currently setup, I'm realizing that this really takes a couple of
> hours a week and in truth I have about -10 hours available to me
> per week at the moment.
> Obviously I can try to continue to muddle along if no one is
> willing/able to step in -- but I fear that in this case things
> won't get better anytime soon.
> Dave McIlhagga
> President & CEO
> DM Solutions Group (DMSG)
> dmcilhagga at dmsolutions.ca
> p: 613-565-5056 x15
> f: 613-565-0925
> On 18-Apr-08, at 3:17 PM, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote:
>> Please note that the finance list address has been changed to
>> finance at LISTS.osgeo.org - it is now a public list through
>> mailman. Franks note, below, seems to have still made it through,
>> but please update your address books if you haven't already.
>> The current DRAFT reports for 2007 end have been produced here:
>> I will be adding a carry over balance (cash in bank) from 2006
>> onto the summary report, as well as a reconciled balance number.
>> If there are any other comments, please let's discuss them here.
>> On 18-Apr-08, at 8:00 AM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>>> It occurs to me that we are close to publishing a 2007 report to
>>> the members
>>> without my being aware of the board having approved a financial
>>> for the year.
>>> On other boards I have been a member of, the board approved a
>>> statement for the year before it was published in an annual
>>> report. I
>>> think in our case the financial statement should be first
>>> approved by the
>>> finance committee, and then the board as a whole.
>>> Has the finance committee done so?
>>> I see the "Finance Report 2007" link from the annual report isn't
>>> yet, so I'm guessing there is some final cleanup still to do?
>>> I would like to have a financial report circulated in advance of
>>> the May 2nd
>>> meeting for final approval by the board if at all practical.
>>> Best regards,
>>> I set the clouds in motion - turn up | Frank Warmerdam,
>>> warmerdam at pobox.com
>>> light and sound - activate the windows | http://pobox.com/~warmerdam
>>> and watch the world go round - Rush | President OSGeo, http://
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