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On 2008.01.31 19:01, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 10:24 -0800, Chris Gianelloni wrote:
> > OK, I'm starting a new thread here to try to discuss some things
> > the trustees can do to improve both visibility and also attempt to
> > ensure/promote progress within the Foundation. Please chime in
> > with your own ideas.
> > - Regular meetings - The trustees should have a regular monthly
> > meeting to discuss progress, preferably the first week of the month
> > (for GMN).
> > - Regular GMN section - I think that both the Council and the
> > trustees should have a section each for summaries of their latest
> > meetings. This should relay information about what is happening to
> > the developer pool and the community, in general.
> > - Named positions - I also think that specifically putting certain
> > people into certain positions would possibly improve getting things
> > done. For each position, there should be an alternate, so that we
> > don't
> > end up relying on a single person. This also breaks up the
> > responsibilities a bit so that the trustees and the community know
> > what responsibilities that each person should be working.
> > Positions that I see that could/should be filled: President,
> > Secretary, Treasurer
> > Those are my initial ideas. Comments?
> +1 to all
> Also I think that possibly the trustees should do more personnel and
> drama management. Which presently falls under the council, but
> seem technical in nature. But that could potentially be
> and not likely to be one of the first actions.
> One of the first actions I would like to see. Which I will mention
> I write a formal agenda for my plans in office if elected. Is to
> transfer financial and legal matters to the SPI, pending a vote on
> matter. Verses doing it in house.
> If that happened, we would still need named positions. As in one
> with a backup to be the liaison between Gentoo and the SPI. Along
> other defined/named roles for a re-focused board of trustees. With
> main weight of financial and legal obligations and responsibilities
> Focusing then on fund raising, relations, bolstering the community,
> All of the things that don't fall under the realm of the council.
> as stated above, some things might need transfer of responsibility
> council to foundation. For non technical things, and things the
> would rather not deal with nor should have to.
> William L. Thomson Jr.
+1 to all of that.
I'm in the process of writing my election manefesto and learning Guide
XML (or whatever its real name is) and I have included most of the
above before I read the posts :(
All I can say is me too!
Oh I guess that means I accept my nomination.
(NeddySeagoon) a member of
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