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

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Wed Apr 27 22:28:01 PDT 2016


Thank you Marc for volunteering to take this important role. Greatly appreciated. I have been following your strategy ideas and your leadership in this will be huge asset for OSGeo Future. Lot of parallel developments in Open Principles over the years are all crystallising at the same time and we need to make use of the opportunity to rapidly expand OSGeo in all dimensions.

Thank you to Cameron for all his work over the years . OSGeo Live is one of the best promotion tools that we have and it is thanks to Cameron and all in OSGeo Live team efforts.

Best wishes,

Suchith




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