[Board] New board, new roles

Arnulf Christl arnulf.christl at metaspatial.net
Sun Sep 8 07:49:23 PDT 2013

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Thanks Michael,
I added these tasks to the Wiki page describing the responsibilities
of the OSGeo Secretary:

Please add anything else you have been doing to this page so that
people get a better understanding of the role.


On 07.09.2013 19:40, Michael Gerlek wrote:
> As Arnulf noted, I'll transfer over secretarial duties when you've
> got a replacement lined up. There is some housekeeping I need to do
> before turning things over:
> - contributor agreements . maintaining folder full of contributor
> agreements: I will tidy these up and make sure they are all current
> on our DropBox folder . someone needs to hold on to the paper
> copies: I'm happy to keep them here at my house until some other
> arrangement makes sense . update web page of contrib agreements:
> hasn't been done in ages, I'll do that too
> - memberships . I have a spreadsheet of all members, last known
> contact info, last-voted dates, etc: I will update that again now
> that election is over . I will present board with list of people
> known to be "inactive", for contacting and/or removal form our
> lists
> I'll get all of the above wrapped up this week.
> -mpg
> -----Original Message----- From: Arnulf Christl
> <arnulf.christl at metaspatial.net> Organization: metaspatial Date:
> Saturday, September 7, 2013 11:38 AM To: OSGeo Board
> <board at lists.osgeo.org> Subject: [Board] New board, new roles
> Dear board, we updated the main website: 
> http://www.osgeo.org/content/foundation/board_and_officers.html
> and the Wiki: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_of_Directors
> and added the elections results: 
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Election_2013_Results
> I hope that this covers all places where we list the board members.
> If not please let me know or fix yourself. If you fix yourself it
> would be appreciated if you would also add the link to this list
> (for future CROs): 
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Membership_Process#Voting
> Please note that you should probably nominate a new Secretary
> asap. Michael kindly confirmed that he will follow up tagging
> Charter Members as inactive if they failed to vote in two
> consecutive elections and update the list with addresses. Next year
> will be the first where the "inactive status" regulation finally
> comes into action.
> For next year we highly recommend to switch to electronic
> elections. The manual effort is way too high with more than 180
> members. In total the elections took a good 60h of work split
> between three people, around 200 individual mails and more than 100
> Wiki and web site edits. That is a kilobyte more than just for fun.
> Greg Buehler manages the electronic votes for OGC (and they have
> loads of them all the time) and he kindly offered to share his
> experience. Who would be the counterpart on our side? I'd be happy
> to report from the last two elections but will not be able to
> implement anything.
> After FOSS4G we will start the Big Cleanup of governance docs,
> bylaws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Ugh. Why did I
> just say this?
> Have fun, Arnulf
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