[Board] [Marketing] division of responsibilities between marketing and board committees

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 13:42:57 PDT 2016


Thanks Marc (and Cameron).

I am happy to take part in the marketing committee - and this email thread
does mostly address the original question (of should the board be covering
this responsibility - even if just as a temporary measure).
--
Jody

--
Jody Garnett

On 26 April 2016 at 13:51, Marc Vloemans <marcvloemans1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Cameron et al
>
> I would be happy to step up to the plate. But if I you and others are
> willing to give me some pointers, that would help. For example; Helena
> asking for materials....for NA....me being not aware if there is existing
> material or this should be produced anew... And time pressing.....
>
> Please note; Helena is presently in Holland so I could sync with here
> directly.
>
> Vriendelijke groet,
> Marc Vloemans
>
>
> Op 26 apr. 2016 om 22:36 heeft Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com>
> het volgende geschreven:
>
> Jody, board,
> I am personally stretched beyond the amount of amount of volunteer time I
> am able to contribute, and I have not been contributing to the marketing
> committee.
>
> With the marketing committee previously all but collapsed, I don't have
> the time or inclination to carry the committee on my own. My feeling is
> that if there isn't enough volunteer interest to step up to the committee,
> then maybe it isn't important enough to the community.
>
> This might be changing with recent interest shown by Marc and Nicolas. I'd
> be interested to hear their thoughts.
>
> To make it clear, I'm hereby stepping down as OSGeo Marketing Committee
> chair - although I'm willing to act as a committee member and support
> someone else who steps up.
>
> Warm regards, Cameron
>
> On 26/04/2016 7:27 am, Jody Garnett wrote:
>
> We have had a number of recent motions MOT3 and MOT4 where the board has
> consistently responded with a question - do we make this decision or does
> the marketing committee?
>
> Cameron (as marketing committee chair) has been consistent in asking these
> requests be channeled through the marketing committee.
>
> There was some concern about the effectiveness of USB sticks for outreach.
> These questions can be better answered by the marketing committee - which
> interested parties can of course join.
>
> Cameron would it be possible to update the marketing committee wiki page
> <https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Marketing_Committee> to reflect the 2016
> budget. Helena is also reaching out to the committee with respect to a
> presense at foss4gna where a booth has been secured (along with some
> conference passes).
> --
> Jody Garnett
>
>
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