[OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Sun Jun 29 16:33:17 PDT 2014

On 06/30/2014 12:07 AM, Daniel Kastl wrote:
>> 2. Charter members then vote (in/out) nominated charter members. This will
>> be different to prior years, as we previously voted in a fixed number of
>> members for a larger selection pool. (eg vote in 20 people from a list of
>> 30). For this year, I propose we have a "Yes/No" vote. Ie, if we have a
>> list of 30 candidates, we will ask all charter members to vote Yes or No
>> against each candidate. Each candidate with greater than 50% of YES votes
>> will be included as new charter members.
> Well, I doubt some charter member would vote with "No" for candidates.
> And what if you don't know a candidate well enough or not at all?
> So I'm not sure this is really a good idea. I believe the result will just
> be that all candidates will be accepted ... as in previous years.
> Daniel

Perhaps we should ask for a minimum of Yes votes on each candidate 
before acceptance. A fixed percentage of the Charter Members maybe?


Angelos Tzotsos
Remote Sensing Laboratory
National Technical University of Athens

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