R: [Foundation] I: [Board] Agenda Discussion

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Sep 26 14:56:28 CDT 2002


I volunteer for everything.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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On Thu, 26 Sep 2002 bauer at michaelbauer.com wrote:

> 
> I'd just like to continue as we've laid out.  Fundraising is part of the 
> overall Marketing Committee's charter.  We'll have special focus on that 
> in the committee and integrate with other Marketing activities, such as 
> the evolution of the JabberPowered program.  
> 
> I get the impression that you, Iain, and Heg would like to be in on this 
> Committee, at least with respect to Fundraising.  Again, I'd like to 
> reiterate my call for participation in this Marketing Committee effort.  
> Any other volunteers?
> 
> On Thu, 26 Sep 2002, Iain Shigeoka wrote:
> 
> > On 9/25/02 11:00 AM, "Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > I'm wondering if we need a dedicated Fundraising Committee? Also it would
> > > be good to get a commitment from the Board (and maybe that lazy Executive
> > > Director) on some fundraising targets and a draft budget before the next
> > > Board meeting.
> > 
> > I really like the idea of a Fundraising Committee.  Since so many Jabber
> > participants are open source (unfunded) contributors, I think it would be
> > really good to help sponsor more of the active members (e.g. Adam Theo etc)
> > to attend the various Jabber related meatspace meetings (like JabberCon).
> > Basic things like airfare, minimal per diem for food, and housing. If we are
> > really successful, perhaps also helping them go to larger venue open source
> > conferences to represent Jabber (e.g. LinuxWorld).
> > 
> > I also think with JabberPowered coming around, it wouldn't be unreasonable
> > to think that we could combine such efforts with a branding and
> > merchandising effort (tshirts and whatnot).
> > 
> > -iain
> > 
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