[Osmf-talk] New board members: Can you update bios?

Mikel Maron mikel_maron at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 16 04:55:17 UTC 2010


Thanks Frederik, I updated my bio slightly. Any questions or concerns with my 
personal positions can be directed my way.

 
Mikel

== Mikel Maron ==
+254(0)724899738 @mikel s:mikelmaron
http://mapkibera.org/
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Haiti




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From: Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>
To: osmf-talk at openstreetmap.org
Sent: Sat, August 14, 2010 10:00:19 PM
Subject: [Osmf-talk] New board members: Can you update bios?

Hi,

   as you know we're in the middle of a license change process in which, 
unfortunately and probably due to non-ideal communications on the part of 
OSMF[*], some people have reservations concerning the foundation, and/or assume 
sinister motives behind the license change process.

Today I have been asked whether OSMF board members earn money for the OSMF job, 
and whether their day job is anything to do with OSM. I said no they don't earn 
money from OSMF, and pointed them to

http://www.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Board_Member_Bios

- where all board members have a short bio & their business interestes listed. 
It is very good, especially in times like these, to have such information online 
to make OSMF's work transparent. However I noticed that the page is still in its 
pre-SOTM form (with Ulf, Andy, Michael listed instead of Emilie, Ivan, and 
Oliver).

It would be great if it could be updated soon.

Bye
Frederik

[*] It's a fact but not a criticism - I'd rather have OSMF use £10k for new 
servers than for paying a slick PR consultant to make mappers docile.

-- Frederik Ramm  ##  eMail frederik at remote.org  ##  N49°00'09" E008°23'33"

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