[Osmf-talk] Remarks and question regarding board meeting minutes and circulars

Michael Reichert osm-ml at michreichert.de
Mon Dec 17 19:22:30 UTC 2018


Am 17.12.18 um 15:42 schrieb Christoph Hormann:
> * 2018/Res14 Decide for OSMF to administer payments to regional SotMs
> This decision is for the benefit of corporate OSMF members and 
> explicitly mentions corporate OSMF members as beneficiaries - yet it 
> seems all three board members who work for corporate OSMF members 
> participated in the vote despite the obvious conflict of interest.
> This decision was also revealed by the board to the advisory board 
> (through Mikel) on November 28 while it was only made public through 
> the minutes on December 6.  This is quite disrespectful of the OSMF 
> members whose role by law is to superwise the work of the board and who 
> therefore should be the first to be informed about decisions - the need 
> for which is fittingly illustrated by the CoI problem mentioned before.

It is shocking to see how CoI issues are practically ignored by the board.

The rules how the foundation work are currently based on trust that
everyone does fair play. I hope that we don't have to change to another
assumption to base our rules on.

Best regards


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