[OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] About the selected election periods
marcvloemans1 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 18 05:33:11 PDT 2017
Dear Maxi, Steven,
I fully agree with your suggestions. Hope the role And responsabilities of charter members can be made more valuable to the organisation.
> Op 18 sep. 2017 om 14:23 heeft Steven Feldman <shfeldman at gmail.com> het volgende geschreven:
> Good suggestion Maxi, I agree
> We might also want to consider whether the Charter Members should have a significant role in the governance of OSGeo beyond electing the board and being some kind of backstop in the event of a “hostile takeover”
>> On 18 Sep 2017, at 13:17, Massimiliano Cannata <massimiliano.cannata at supsi.ch> wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> now that the official nomination period is concluded I would like to rise a question about the opportunity of having Charter member nomination just before of the Board Election with the intend of opening a discussion for the coming years.
>> Personally I think that this is very inappropriate. I would propose to run the Charter member election only after the Board member election.
>> Even if I'm sure that nobody did it, there is a risk of 'election' for the purpose of 'election'.
>> e.g.: I could virtually nominate 20 people and likely expecting they will vote form me or second all the nominations to get the favor of new members.
>> This is a potential flaws in the system from my point of view.
>> Massimiliano Cannata
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