[Members] XSF Board meeting minutes 2018-05-03

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu May 3 15:08:41 UTC 2018


On 5/3/18 8:14 AM, Matthew Wild wrote:
> Present:
> 
>   - Guus (chair), Nyco and Matthew
> 
> Ralph sent apologies.
> 
> 1. Topics for decisions
> 
> None.
> 
> 2. Commitments
> 
> 2.1) Survey
> 
> Matthew still to send to members list.
> 
> 2.2.) Online shop
> 
> Research still in progress.
> 
> 2.3) Collect information about role of ED
> 
> Martin absent, nobody else has taken it on.
> 
> 3) Items for discussion
> 
> 3.1) Fundraising/finances
> 
> Reply from Peter that he's been busy but will look into things (i.e.
> the state of our list of sponsors) over the coming month.
> 
> 3.2) Search for new ED
> 
> On hold pending definition of role and responsibilities.
> 
> Brief discussion about the responsibilities of the ED. Guus volunteers
> to ask Peter. Matthew highlights that Peter previously indicated he
> did very little in his role as the ED (compared to other roles, e.g.
> Treasurer).
> 
> Matthew questions the importance of geographic location in the search
> for ED, and whether we need someone who is based in the organisation's
> country of incorporation. Guus says this has never been raised as an
> issue before (i.e. with any other role). There is no evidence it's a
> problem.

It's not clear to me that we actually need an Executive Director (other
than the fact the Bylaws talk about it) - the Board can make appropriate
decisions.

However, I'd be happy to help formulate a job description.

Peter

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