[OSGeo-Discuss] 2011 Charter Member Election Results

Mateusz Łoskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Dec 2 16:30:50 PST 2011

On 2 December 2011 16:30, Dave McIlhagga <dmcilhagga at dmsolutions.ca> wrote:
> I would suggest that on the contrary, being a Charter Member does come with
> responsibility -- it may be minimal but is critically important. All that is required is
>voting for new Charter Members and voting for the Board.
> Assuming, reasonable efforts have been made to be in touch with Charter Members,
> I think it's actually important to purge those who don't take this responsibility
>seriously. I would suggest it's a necessary part of preserving the integrity of the organization.
> Keep in mind, for many OSGeo is not just a past-time - it's a vested
> part of our institutions, businesses, and people.

I support Dave's opinion here.

OSGeo has no resources for mothering its Charter Members.

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
Charter Member of OSGeo, http://osgeo.org
Member of ACCU, http://accu.org

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