[OSGeo-Conf] Searching for Chair

Andrew Ross andrew.ross at eclipse.org
Fri Sep 27 06:44:37 PDT 2013

Thanks for the clarification Frank, much appreciated.

Thanks again to Paul for his work chairing.

On 26/09/13 17:18, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Andrew,
> I believe Paul meant an ongoing chair, as opposed to the temporary 
> role he has been dragged in to serve issuing RFPs and so forth.   Not 
> full time as in a full time job.  I'd imagine the chair's job to be 
> relatively light but it would include ensuring that RFPs get issued, 
> that the decision process proceeds in an orderly way, that the long 
> terms documents on how to run the conference are updated, and that the 
> committee is renewed.
> The matter came up when I wanted someone to formally invite Stephen 
> Feldman to join the committee (as we should be doing with past FOSS4G 
> chairs).
> I prodded Paul to ask since I'm no longer formally on this committee.
> Best regards,
> Frank
> On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 1:32 PM, Andrew Ross <andrew.ross at eclipse.org 
> <mailto:andrew.ross at eclipse.org>> wrote:
>     Hey Paul,
>     This sounds sufficiently vague that I wanted to ask if you could
>     elaborate on what you mean by full-time chair?
>     Andrew
>     On 26/09/13 14:04, Paul Ramsey wrote:
>         Hi Conference Committee,
>         It would make things run smoother if we had a full-time chair,
>         and I'm wondering if any of you would be so kind as to step-up
>         and take on the role? Feel free to respond privately if you
>         want to discuss / caveat, etc.
>         P.

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