[Board] [OSGeo-Discuss] Discussion for Motion: Committee bi-monthly reports

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 19:16:17 PDT 2015


Monday is fine.

--
Jody Garnett

On 21 October 2015 at 05:41, Jeff McKenna <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>
wrote:

> Hi Venka,
>
> Another option might be Monday instead:
>
>
> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?year=2015&month=10&day=26&hour=14&min=0&sec=0%2015.00UTC
>
> -jeff
>
>
>
>
> On 2015-10-21 7:00 AM, Venkatesh Raghavan wrote:
>
>> Jeff and all,
>>
>>>
>>> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?year=2015&month=10&day=24&hour=14&min=0&sec=0%2015.00UTC
>>>
>>>
>> The time you suggested is fine for me. Maybe your can suggest an
>> alternative day where more could participate.
>>
>>
>> Best
>>
>> Venka
>>
>> On 2015/10/21 3:17, Sanghee Shin wrote:
>>
>>> Unfortunately I’m almost unavailable on weekend. Sorry.
>>>
>>> 신상희
>>> ---
>>> Shin, Sanghee
>>> Gaia3D, Inc. - The GeoSpatial Company
>>> http://www.gaia3d.com
>>>
>>> 2015. 10. 20., 오후 1:15, Jeff McKenna
>>>> <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com> 작성:
>>>>
>>>> For the record I think we had a wonderful past board meeting, even
>>>> though we went slower and it lasted for 2 hours (but this was
>>>> planned/agreed, not by accident, as we have new board members
>>>> adjusting).  We also made it through every item on the agenda, which
>>>> is not normal for board meetings.  We should now go back to the one
>>>> hour meeting, and leave the remaining agenda items for mailing list
>>>> discussion.  I also think we should hold a followup "orientation"
>>>> board meeting (can be attended by all) to answer questions and give
>>>> back story to many existing board issues.  What about this Saturday?
>>>> Something like:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?year=2015&month=10&day=24&hour=14&min=0&sec=0%2015.00UTC
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -jeff
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 2015-10-19 8:13 PM, Jody Garnett wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Many of our groups vary in activity, the project officers and committee
>>>>> chairs are available at the boards request (always have been). By the
>>>>> same token the OSGeo board is available if a committee or project PSC
>>>>> needs help ... they just add an agenda topic to the meeting.
>>>>>
>>>>> Please do not feel as a board member that you have to be across all the
>>>>> mailing lists.
>>>>>
>>>>> I think we had a rough ride this last meeting with a few topics
>>>>> added at
>>>>> the last moment without adequate communication on the mailing list.
>>>>> Both
>>>>> topics went back to the mailing list. I know I always feel terrible as
>>>>> incubation officer when I am not organized enough to present a topic to
>>>>> the board - I assume other representatives are similarly motivated not
>>>>> to let their "team" down.
>>>>>
>>>>> Aside: If we are going to ask anyone to write a report I would
>>>>> rather do
>>>>> so to communicate with the membership / outreach (as per OSGeo
>>>>> Journal).
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Jody Garnett
>>>>>
>>>>> On 19 October 2015 at 06:57, Massimiliano Cannata
>>>>> <massimiliano.cannata at supsi.ch <mailto:massimiliano.cannata at supsi.ch>>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>     Dear Broad,
>>>>>     I was discussing this idea with Jachym and Venka some time ago and
>>>>>     now I would like to make my motion to the board in the next
>>>>> meeting,
>>>>>     so I want to start this discussion.
>>>>>
>>>>>     Board members cannot be subscribed to all the existing mailing
>>>>> lists
>>>>>     and be informed on every things is going on but to take some
>>>>>     decision a wide overview is required. At the same time committee's
>>>>>     chair has the role of leading the work group and organize
>>>>> discussions.
>>>>>
>>>>>     So the motion I would like to do is:
>>>>>
>>>>>     "Every committee chair have to report the main activities and
>>>>>     actions to the board at least every two months. The non submission
>>>>>     of two consecutive reports is an index of committee inactivity and
>>>>>     lead to the board discussion on need of replacing the chair and
>>>>>     verify if the committee has still sense or shall be withdrawn."
>>>>>
>>>>>     Please add your comments before of the next board meeting.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>     Best,
>>>>>     Maxi
>>>>>     --
>>>>>     *Massimiliano Cannata*
>>>>>
>>>>>     Professore SUPSI in ingegneria Geomatica
>>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>>
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>>>>>
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>>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>>     Tel. +41 (0)58 666 62 14
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>>>>>
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>>>>
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