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Re: [steering-discuss] Community bylaws


Cor,

2010/11/18 Cor Nouws <oolst@nouenoff.nl>

> Volker Merschmann wrote (16-11-10 22:14)
>
>
>
> I have a question about the Board of Directors. I see that the draft says
>>> all members are chosen every year (from the Community Members) and that
>>> one
>>> can be member only twice consecutively.
>>> Has been considered that this leads to a situation where each year people
>>> have to get used to the tasks, the other board members etc. so that maybe
>>> it
>>> is a bit inefficient?
>>>
>>> In this point I'm with Cor.
>> The duties of the BOD as written in
>> http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/CommunityBylaws#Board_of_Directors
>> are of high importance for the development of the whole project and
>> therefore long-term-orientated. They will be the premium contact for
>> other projects, authorities, commercial contributors etc.
>> I would recommend to drop the re-election limit in favor for a
>> continous work of the BOD.
>>
>
> A limit to re-election is good to get fresh blood and to prevent people
> becoming part of the furniture.
> And two years twice makes four. So that is pretty OK to benefit from
> learning a job, the contacts etc. IMO,



I fully second both your suggestion (the one above + the renewal at 50% each
year).

Best,
Charles.

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References:
[steering-discuss] Community bylaws"Charles-H. Schulz" <charles.schulz@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [steering-discuss] Community bylawsCor Nouws <oolst@nouenoff.nl>
Re: [steering-discuss] Community bylawsVolker Merschmann <merschmann@gmail.com>
Re: [steering-discuss] Community bylawsCor Nouws <oolst@nouenoff.nl>
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