[Members] Changes to XSF Board tenure?

Maxime Buquet pep at bouah.net
Thu Aug 23 18:19:34 UTC 2018


On 2018/08/23, Jonas Wielicki wrote:
> On Donnerstag, 23. August 2018 13:18:31 CEST Guus der Kinderen wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > 
> > The XSF board has discussed the following, and seeks member input (that
> > means *you*) on the following suggestion.
> > 
> > Most XSF members will know that the XSF board currently consists of members
> > that are appointed for one year. The entire board is replaced each year.
> > 
> > Board likely benefits from more continuity, particularly by reducing the
> > ramp down and ramp up period in which the board gets replaced, which can
> > take up a considerable amount of time.
> > 
> > To improve the effectiveness of Board, I suggest we consider changing our
> > process, to prevent the entire board from being replaced at the same time.
> > The XSF could, for instance, appoint board members for two years instead of
> > one, and replace half of the board members every year.
> > 
> > What do you think? Is such a change worth considering?
> 
> I do not have a strong personal opinion on this one. I think the rationale is 
> sound and I trust the Board members in their assessment of the utility of such 
> a rule. So +1, if Board wants this.

I would +1 as well, it make sense to me.

-- 
Maxime “pep” Buquet
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