[Talk-us] Chapter Board Elections

Kathleen Danielson kathleen.danielson at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 17:56:04 UTC 2013

Hi Martijn (and other board members),

Can you talk about the responsibilities of the board as well as the time
commitment that is expected? That would be helpful for people who are
considering running.

And the board is limited at 5 members, is that correct?

On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 11:56 AM, Martijn van Exel <m at rtijn.org> wrote:

> Hi talk-us,
> Here's a brief update from the Chapter Board on the upcoming elections. As
> you know, the board is elected on a one year mandate. Our term ends on
> October 13 of this year. This is still a little while away, but we'd like
> all of you to think about the next year of the OSM US Chapter, and who
> should be on the board to represent you.
> Perhaps you are thinking of yourself? You should be! Being on the board
> does not require superhero skills, just a dedication to OpenStreetMap in
> the United States and a determination to put your ideas into action.
> If you want to nominate yourself for a position on the board, head over to
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Foundation/Local_Chapters/United_States/Elections/2013and add yourself. It helps a lot if you write a brief manifesto, outlining
> why you want to be on the board and what you would aim to accomplish. This
> will help voters make an informed choice.
> We have more voting members than ever before (thanks in part to the
> membership drives around the previous SOTM US conferences) so the upcoming
> elections should be interesting and important!
> We will continue to follow up with more details about the elections as
> they emerge. In the mean time, don't hesitate to voice your questions or
> concerns here or at board at openstreetmap.us.
> On behalf of the OSM US chapter board,
> --
> Martijn van Exel
> President
> http://oegeo.wordpress.com/
> http://openstreetmap.us/
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