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From: Matthew Summers <matthew.summers@...>
Subject: Re: Trustee Nominations (take 2)
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2008 09:49:36 -0600
William L. Thomson Jr. wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-02-01 at 20:44 +1100, Paul de Vrieze wrote:
>   
>> As another point though. In The Netherlands it is common for these kinds of 
>> foundations to have an advisary council. Basically the job is to make sure 
>> that the actual board does what it should do, and to prevent knowledge 
>> leaving with the election of new trustees. I think that the new trustees 
>> should consider such an advisory council (in light of what happened to 
>> trigger this). In such a case I would be willing to be a part of such 
>> council.
>>     
>
> I think I mentioned advisers to the board briefly on the
> #gentoo-trustees IRC channel. I agree having advisers would be ideal.
>
>   
I simply wish to offer my services in an advisory role to the trustees. 
I have experience running organizations, as well as a great deal of
experience in the non-profit world, particularly with grants & fund
raising.  With this, I suppose I should take the staff quiz, as I am
interested in taking on some responsibilities relating to Gentoo.  I
have posted some of  my ideas  to this list, & Mr. Joshua Jackson
syndicated that post to his blog, here:
http://tsunam.org/2008/01/21/guest-post-matthew-summers/

Whats more, I have the motivation, time, & connections to make the ideas
I covered in the above post happen. I would love the opportunity to
collaborate with the trustees & developers to make Gentoo just a bit
better. I love Gentoo & I want to do my part to help!

I hope you will find my input noteworthy, &  take me up on my offer.

Best Regards,

Matthew Summers

-- 
Matthew W. Summers

Chief Executive Officer & Systems Engineer
Liquidus Tech, LLC
309 N. Jefferson Ave. Suite 378
Springfield, MO 65806
matthew.summers@...
www.liquidustech.com 

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Re: Trustee Nominations (take 2)
-- Paul de Vrieze
Re: Trustee Nominations (take 2)
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