[Webcom] wrapping up website committee

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 05:51:56 PST 2016

Hey Ian,

That sounds fine, it is a bit up to you about the language used (revive vs
start a new website committee).
Jody Garnett

On 31 January 2016 at 14:47, Ian Edwards <iedwards.pub at gmail.com> wrote:

> Let's get this underway (apologies I've been quiet until now catching up
> with work after Christmas!).
> I'm sure the webcom mailing list will be vital for anyone who wants to get
> involved, in any capacity, in the site redevelopment...
> I propose the following:
> 1. Keep the website committee, allow an attempt to revive it, and delay any
> decision on whether to dissolve it until after the redevelopment (my
> expectation is that the committee will have ongoing responsibilities,
> follow on priorities, and that there will be plenty to do going forward).
> 2. First action of the committee will be to form and oversee a work party
> specifically to recruit for and redevelop the website.
> 3. At the end of the redevelopment we may be able to add fresh faces to the
> committee from the work party if people are interested in new challenges
> going forward.
> I'll reach out to current webcom members - I'd like to keep as many members
> as possible in an expert advisory capacity.
> In the coming 2-3 weeks we'll advertise on Discuss for people to help in
> the work party for the actual redevelopment.
> Is the board happy to delay dissolving webcom and review this later in the
> year based on results of the approach above?
> Ian
> On Sun, Jan 31, 2016 at 10:30 AM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > tap tap tap is this thing on? The website committee has been inactive
> for a
> > number of years and is being dissolved by the board.
> >
> > The website is a priority for our 2016 strategic plan. We have
> > approached Ian Edwards, who has volunteered in this capacity in November,
> > about starting a work party backed by an appropriate budget for a website
> > refresh.
> >
> > If you are interested in joining such an initiative please keep an eye
> out
> > as it is formed in the coming weeks.
> > --
> > Jody Garnett
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