[Board] Potential inactive members - action requested

Jorge Sanz jsanz at osgeo.org
Mon Sep 16 16:33:13 PDT 2013


+1 for option 2

Best

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El 16/09/2013 22:07, "Cameron Shorter" <cameron.shorter at gmail.com> escribió:

>  +1 for option 2, but please extend the response period to 3 weeks, to
> allow for people being on holidays.
>
> On 17/09/13 06:50, Bart van den Eijnden wrote:
>
> I also vote for option 2)
>
>  Best regards,
> Bart
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Sep 16, 2013, at 9:03 PM, Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com> wrote:
>
>   Michael,
>
>  I'm most comfortable with option (2).
>
>  Best regards,
> Frank
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 12:43 PM, Michael Gerlek <mpg at flaxen.com> wrote:
>
>>  Boarders:
>>
>>  It is our policy [citation needed] that members who have not voted in
>> the past two elections are eligible for removal as "inactive". This is the
>> first time we are finally able to act on this policy, due to skipped
>> elections and such.
>>
>>  The past two elections were the 2013 Board vote and the 2012 Board
>> vote. (The 2013 Charter vote was not not held.) These members did not vote
>> in those two elections are are therefore candidates for removal:
>>
>>  Bob Basque
>> Chris Holmes
>>
>> César Medina
>>
>> Eric Lemoine
>>
>>  G.Hanumantha Rao
>>
>> Gary Sherman
>>
>>  Geoff Zeiss
>>
>> Hardeep S. Rai
>>
>>  Haris Kurtagic
>>
>> Helton Uchoa
>>
>>  Jackie Ng
>>
>> James MacGill
>>
>>  Jan-Oliver Wagner
>>
>> Jean-Roc Morreale
>>
>>  Jo Walsh
>>
>> John Graham
>>
>>  Jorge Gustavo Rocha
>>
>> Justin Bronn
>>
>>  Lorenzo Becchi
>>
>> Luis W. Sevilla
>>
>>  Mark Cave-Ayland
>>
>> Martin Davis
>>
>>  Paolo Cavallini
>>
>> Rafael Medeiros Sperb
>>
>>  Rich Steele
>>
>> Rob Atkinson
>>
>>  Schuyler D. Erle
>>
>> Tim Sutton
>>
>>  Wolf Bergenheim
>>
>>
>>  Note that removal due to inactivity should not be considered a
>> "hostile" act nor should I reflect poorly on the individual removed.
>> Rather, this process is simply intended to keep the set of charter members
>> robust and current. We recognize that people's careers and interests change
>> over time.
>>
>>
>>  As this is the first time we're taking this action, and as I'm no
>> longer technically on the board, I'm going to ask for the board's
>> recommendation on how to proceed. Options are:
>>
>>
>>  (1)  do nothing – keep these members on the active list
>>
>>  (2)  send them emails asking them if they want to be removed or if they
>> want to stay on (response required within 7 days, else default removal)
>>
>>  (3)  remove them, and send a mail indicating they have been removed due
>> to inactivity
>>
>>  (4)  remove them, without attempt at notification
>>
>> (5)  do nothing for now – board to discuss matter at future meeting
>>
>>  Because it is possible these people were missed for administrative
>> reasons (incorrect email addresses, incorrect vote tabulations) I suggest
>> option 2.
>>
>>
>>  The board with  to deal with this informally by email right now, or
>> wait and take a formal vote at the next meeting.
>>
>>  I serve at the pleasure of the Board, and am happy to act on the above
>> as however the Board in their collective wisdom sees fit to direct me.
>>
>>  -mpg
>>
>>
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