[Geo4All] GeoForAll teaching and research resources

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Mon Jan 29 00:13:50 PST 2018

Thanks Jody.

Alex, please advise us on best way to get these small works for the website done.

Best wishes,


From: Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com>
Sent: 28 January 2018 20:11
To: Suchith Anand; Alex Mandel
Cc: OsGeo, GeoForAll
Subject: Re: [Geo4All] GeoForAll teaching and research resources

How to allocate funds is kind of up to how each committee does motions:

1) SAC is a good example, where they set up a contract, and ask the president to sign it (committees can make a motion, but cannot sign things). Or if the vendor is happy just sending an invoice, they can pay via treasurer...

2) Marketing committee makes a motion (email committee so motion takes some days<https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Incubation_Committee#Committee_Operation>) and then asks the treasurer to either pay for a thing like printing, or reimburse a member who paid for printing.

3) The board makes a motion (just like any other committee) and asks the treasurer to pay,  or authorizes the treasurer to reimburse funds, or for larger things or asks the president to sign a contract (which includes a payment plan for the treasurer).

I would talk to Alex who has the most experience, both with contracts and with directly engaging Get Interactive for smaller work. For details on how to pay contact treasurer at osgeo.org<mailto:treasurer at osgeo.org>.

Jeffrey Laust (j.lasut at getinteractive.nl<mailto:j.lasut at getinteractive.nl>) is our contact at Get Interactive, Helena I visited in person last year for some productive content meetings.

On Sat, 27 Jan 2018 at 10:43 Suchith Anand <Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk<mailto:Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk>> wrote:

Thanks everyone. This was the resources I was looking for http://old.www.osgeo.org/educational_content

We will need to plan to get this migrated to the new website. We have some budget for this and I will request Peter, Jody to please advise steps for getting GetInteractive to work on this and other updates we need for the website.

Best wishes,


Jody Garnett

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