[OSGeo-Discuss] *Nominations: New Charter Members*

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri May 25 10:06:00 PDT 2007

P Kishor wrote:
> On 5/25/07, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo CRO) <cro at osgeo.org> wrote:
>> * Nominations for new Charter Members is now open *
>> The Board of Directors has asked me to coordinate the election of up
>> to 15 new Charter Members[1].  The process they have approved is
>> described here:
>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/New_Membership_Process.
>> I am filling the Chief Returning Officer (CRO) role.
> ..
> as an "officer" of the foundation, am I automagically a charter
> member? I guess not, because I am not in the list indicated below.
>> [1] Current charter Members: http://www.osgeo.org/content/foundation/
>> members/voting_members.html
> Should I be one? Can I be a board officer and not be a member?


I believe our current rules are that only charter members can stand for
election to the board though I'm not positive of that.

But it is definately the case that people can be officers without being
charter members.  I'm sure this is the case for quite a number of officers.

Best regards,
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