[Board] Welcome new Board

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Aug 14 16:02:28 PDT 2012

On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 10:12 AM, Michael P. Gerlek <mpg at flaxen.com> wrote:
> I'm curious as to the role of "President" as defined in the bylaws (section 5.6). This seems a pro forma position, can it just be the same person as the Chair? Indeed, have we ever had a chair?


I'm not sure what you mean by President being pro-forma.  In practice
we have operated under the assumption that the president is also the
default chair of board meetings and we have not had a formal distinct
"Chairman of the Board" role.

> I'm in favor of having a 1st meeting of the new board sooner than Sept, if possible, to sort out things like new President/Chair, SolKatz, replacement of Jo, etc.

I'm up for a meeting fairly soon.

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