[Board] Resignation from Board

Paul Ramsey pramsey at opengeo.org
Tue Feb 7 18:44:35 PST 2012

Sorry, not understanding, how can the board account for Jeff's
reasoning? They didn't ask him to resign from either position. His
reasoning is his own, if you want him to explain more of it, ask him,
right? As someone who has burned out on extracurricular activities
myself from time to time, I think I understand, but I too am only


On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 6:33 PM, Venkatesh Raghavan
<raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp> wrote:
> On 2012/02/07 20:21, Michael P. Gerlek wrote:
>> Jeff's decision to resign from the board and the conference committee was
>> his own decision, and I think his two emails covered what needed to be said.
>>  This is sad, of course, but Jeff has his reasons and beyond that we should
>> respect his privacy.
> Jeff has made most of his recent views public
> http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/board/2012-January/009364.html
> http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/board/2012-February/009394.html
> http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/conference_dev/2012-February/001633.html
> I think the Board owes an explanation to the community (on osgeo-discuss)
> about
> the reasons/circumstances that led to acceptance of Jeff's resignation. This
> will
> be no disrespect to his privacy.
> This should be done before Board Members start expressing thier private
> views
> about how the vacant Board member seat can be filled.
> ....
>> On 2012/02/07 18:23, Jeroen Ticheler wrote:
>>> My questions to you are now if will you come up with a statement related
>>> to this and if you will make an announcement on OSGeo Discuss before more
>>> discussion and gossip starts to take place.
> I fully agree with Jeroen on the that.
> Venka
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