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

bauer at michaelbauer.com bauer at michaelbauer.com
Thu Sep 26 16:24:36 CDT 2002


I think Peter has a "volunteering gene".  It's not his fault.  He just 
can't helping people out and making the world a better place.  You don't 
have to speak marketing-droid - in fact, it might be better that you 
don't.  Thanks for chipping in.  Anyone else?

On Thu, 26 Sep 2002, nick wrote:

> now now psa, you can't volunteer for everything. There will be no jobs 
> left the other members involved in the Jabber Software Foundation. You 
> need to take a step back and let others volunteer. (Like me.) And then 
> if no volunteers come forward, you can then start kicking some ass and 
> guilt people into being on a committe :) So yeah, I volunteer to be on a 
> committee, but I do not have much experience with marketing-droid speak.
> 
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> 
> >I volunteer for everything.
> >
> >Peter
> >
> >--
> >Peter Saint-Andre
> >Jabber Software Foundation
> >http://www.jabber.org/people/stpeter.html
> >
> >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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