[OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] About the selected election periods

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 05:03:35 PDT 2017

I was looking in our bylaws and it actually has the language written down.
So charter member -> member.

Not sure why we got in the habit of not using this publicly. I guess the
website maybe a chance to change our language publicly.

See: http://www.osgeo.org/content/foundation/incorporation/bylaws.html

On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 3:53 AM Tom Chadwin <tom.chadwin at nnpa.org.uk> wrote:

> > Good point. Perhaps a website account holder should be a "user"? If
> > not, then "voting member" might be the least bad option.
> > >> The bylaws use the term "member". Less is more.
> > >>> Of course we should still rename charter members (since that term
> > >>> means people who signed the original charter
> > >>> <https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charter%20member>). I
> > >>> know "voting member" does not sound quite as fun.
> I suppose "elected member" is an option.
> Tom
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