[Members] reminder: serving on Board and Council

Todd Herman todd at apx-labs.com
Fri Oct 12 14:32:34 UTC 2012


Got it.  Thanks Peter (and Tobias who also commented).

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> From: Peter Saint-Andre [mailto:stpeter at stpeter.im]
> Sent: Friday, October 12, 2012 10:20 AM
> To: XSF Members
> Cc: Todd Herman
> Subject: Re: [Members] reminder: serving on Board and Council
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> On 10/12/12 8:08 AM, Todd Herman wrote:
> > What is expected of a council member?  What are their duties?
> 
> Good quesiton. Kevin Smith and other people currently serving on the
> Council can provide further insights, but I see the responsibilities as:
> 
> - - keep up with traffic on the standards at xmpp.org list and other technical
> lists we maintain
> 
> - - read and comment on incoming technical proposals ("ProtoXEPs") as well
> as XEPs that are being advanced from experimental or draft
> 
> - - provide input on various technical topics that arise in relation to XMPP and
> the XSF (e.g., our involvement with Google Summer of Code)
> 
> - - attend the weekly or fortnightly Council meetings (typically 30 minutes
> long or less) held via multi-user chat
> 
> - - vote in a timely manner on various Council business (accepting new XEPs,
> advancing experimental or draft XEPs, deprecating and obsoleting
> active/draft/final XEPs, etc.)
> 
> I'd estimate that the time commitment is ~2 hours a week, sometimes more
> and sometimes less.
> 
> Peter
> 
> Note to self: work with the Council to create a web page about Council
> member responsibilities and expectations.
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