List Archive: gentoo-trustees
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Lars Weiler wrote:
> * Seemant Kulleen <firstname.lastname@example.org> [06/06/17 22:21 -0400]:
>> Some of the pending items: do we want to include in the general voting:
>> the actual *size* of the board. I remember Grant had mentioned onlist
>> that the board could do with downsizing anyway to 5 or 7 members. I
>> personally agree with that assessment.
> Question is, wherefore we actually need trustees and where
> they should hail from? See, I'm from Germany and I can't do
> stuff like opening a bank account in the USA. Also I have
> some difficulties with US tax stuff, but that's something I
> can learn.
Once we get a decent account (yes this is my problem and I am working on
it), international trustees will have access to it. Bank of America
allows for this, although there will be some strange details needed like
mailing a signature card all over the world to any trustee who needs
access to the account.
> My aim for being in this board was to have somebody present
> from an area with a lot of Gentoo users. Being present at
> the fairs and conferences over here in Old Europe. And I
> wanted to improve the connections between the local
> organisations in Europe and the Foundation.
> I still think that we should have such a person in the board
> of trustees. Beside that we need some trustees who can
> really manage this Foundation and finish all the
Yes, I agree. Not everyone on the board should be an "expert" in the
same area. A diverse board helps Gentoo.