[Osmf-talk] Board term limits and term lengths

Kate Chapman kate at maploser.com
Fri Nov 10 16:31:30 UTC 2017


I do agree with Mikel and Martijn on fixed term limits to reduce confusion.

On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 8:21 AM, Mikel Maron <mikel.maron at gmail.com> wrote:

> Agree with Martijn. I don't see term limits as a priority, or probably
> necessary. If we were going to think about governance issues, there are
> other things I'd start with first (yes, for instance, rationalizing the
> length of terms to cut down confusion; or building up structures for local
> chapters). As it is, I don't see governance structures as the main thing
> OSMF needs energy put into right now anyhow.
>
> * Mikel Maron * +14152835207 <(415)%20283-5207> @mikel s:mikelmaron
>
>
> On Friday, November 10, 2017, 10:58:41 AM EST, Martijn van Exel <
> m at rtijn.org> wrote:
>
>
> Nobody on the board has made it a priority to work on this for as long as
> I have been on the board.
> For me, it is clearly not a priority. I would support fixed term lengths.
> I don't think that forced term limits would bring us much, and I don't
> necessarily agree with the observation that incumbents have an advantage.
> Martijn
>
> On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 8:47 AM, Christoph Hormann <chris_hormann at gmx.de>
> wrote:
>
> On Friday 10 November 2017, Kate Chapman wrote:
> >
> > I don't think term limits are necessary. They did not pass
> > previously.
>
> For future reference the opinions of the current board members as i have
> found them:
>
> * Peda:
>
> historically against
> https://wiki.openstreetmap. org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/
> AGM14/Election_to_Board
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/AGM14/Election_to_Board>
> undecided later
> https://wiki.openstreetmap. org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/
> AGM15/Election_to_Board#Board_ term_limits
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/AGM15/Election_to_Board#Board_term_limits>
>
>
> * Kate:
>
> against (see above)
>
>
> * Martijn:
>
> unknown
>
>
> * Mikel:
>
> for some kind of limitation
> https://lists.openstreetmap. org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2014-
> September/002492.html
> <https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2014-September/002492.html>
> https://lists.openstreetmap. org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2014-
> November/002916.html
> <https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2014-November/002916.html>
>
>
> * Paul:
>
> for
> https://wiki.openstreetmap. org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/
> AGM14/Election_to_Board
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/AGM14/Election_to_Board>
>
>
> * Frederik:
>
> for
> https://wiki.openstreetmap. org/wiki/User:Frederik_Ramm/
> 2016_OSMF_Board_Elections_ Manifesto
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Frederik_Ramm/2016_OSMF_Board_Elections_Manifesto>
> plus statement of a personal term limit
>
>
> * Ilya:
>
> for
> https://wiki.openstreetmap. org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/
> AGM15/Election_to_Board#Board_ term_limits
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/AGM15/Election_to_Board#Board_term_limits>
>
>
> That would make 4 board members for some kind of term limit, one
> against, one unknown and one undecided.  Even if i count the unknown as
> against that does not really add up.
>
> So can someone please point out my error?
>
> --
> Christoph Hormann
> http://www.imagico.de/
>
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