[Board] And the next board member is…
a.ghisla at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 08:22:54 PDT 2012
On Fri, 24 Aug 2012 22:40:04 +1000
Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok, I've looked back over Jeff's press release,and think it only
> needs one more line to introduce the new person.
The press release looks fine for me as well, and I look forward to know
who is the new board member.
> Michael, can you please add the name of the new board member.
> On 24/08/12 11:56, Cameron Shorter wrote:
> > Michael,
> > You are CRO, so your call. I'm happy for you to announce the person
> > to this board email list now.
> > I suggest that we should also put out a brief press release within
> > the next 24 hours, sent to this board and discuss email lists.
> > Press release should cover:
> > * congratulations to new board member
> > * note that Jo has resigned, probably quoting a reason why.
> > * note that this new board member will complete Jo's term of 1
> > year, which will enable the board to keep its rotation of
> > re-electing 4/5 people each year.
> > * note that this person was the next candidate in line from the
> > last board election.
> > I'm happy to help write or review such a release in ~ 8 hours.
> > I think this release should be separate to the general release
> > which Jeff has already drafted, and which should go out 12 to 24
> > hours later.
> > As a side note, I suggest that the board start building up a list
> > of press releases in a similar manner to what we have been doing on
> > the OSGeo-Live project.
> > http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Disc#Press_Releases
> > The advantage of developing press releases in a wiki is that it is
> > easy for a number of people to contribute. (I see that Jeff's last
> > press release was developed in a wiki in this fashion)
> > On 24/08/2012 11:02 AM, Michael P. Gerlek wrote:
> >> Apologies for delay on getting the minutes out, but I've been
> >> offline (sick) for a couple days. Will try to do tomorrow.
> >> I have heard from our board nominee, however, and the person has
> >> accepted our nomination. What is the next step supposed to be? I
> >> recall something about asking the person publicly, but someone
> >> noted there didn't seem to be much of a point in that, and I'm not
> >> sure where we wound up on that one.
> >> Pls advise, and I'll coordinate with the nominee as needed.
> >> -mpg, sec'y and cro
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