[OSGeo-Conf] Conference Committee Membership Nominations
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 11:30:28 PST 2015
Confirmed, I second both nominations.
On 9/01/2015 3:26 am, David William Bitner wrote:
> Can I take your +1's to both as a second to my nomination?
> If so (or if someone else seconds the two nominations) what is our
> protocol for calling for a vote?
> I definitely agree with Jeff's comments and I definitely encourage the
> nomination of some of the leadership from non-NA global and regional
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 1:47 PM, Cameron Shorter
> <cameron.shorter at gmail.com <mailto:cameron.shorter at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I have a lot of respect for opinions expressed by both Darell and
> Eli. I'm +1 for both joining the committee.
> I note Jeff's comments about regional diversity. I don't think it
> should block invitation of Darell and Eli to join the committee,
> but rather should be a reason for inviting chairs of regional
> events to join the conference committee.
> On 6/01/2015 2:55 am, Jeff McKenna wrote:
> Yes, as Conference Chair that is exactly what I would do,
> automatically invite the recent past conference chair.
> Nowadays we have regional events, and yes they too should be
> represented on the Conference Committee.
> On 2015-01-05 11:52 AM, Steven Feldman wrote:
> Would it be workable to invite all past chairs to join the
> It would capture their wealth of experience and would also
> membership with the regions hosting conferences.
> Inevitably some people
> will not want to be involved and most will either lapse or
> stand down
> after a few years ensuring some rotation on the committee
> and a limit to
> its size
> On 5 Jan 2015, at 15:39, Jeff McKenna
> <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
> <mailto:jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>
> <mailto:jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
> <mailto:jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>>> wrote:
> A word of advice, when I was the Conference Chair for
> so long, I made
> sure to keep the balance of the spatial distribution
> of members. For
> example, the current list of members has 8 based in
> NorthAmerica, and
> 8 based in Europe/Asia. This spatial aspect becomes
> very important
> when voting.
> Of course, I never put this into writing, but, it is
> something that I
> always made sure of.
> On 2015-01-05 11:30 AM, David William Bitner wrote:
> I would like to make a couple nominations to the
> I would like to nominate Darrell Fuhriman who did
> an amazing job as
> chair of the 2014 global event in Portland 2014.
> I would also like to nominate Eli Adam who was
> also part of the 2014
> Conference Committee. Eli has also shown great
> interest in this
> committee and a clear willingness to help drive
> the work of this
> committee forward with great attention to detail.
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