[NCSG-FC] Proposed FC Observers

Edward Morris egmorris1 at toast.net
Wed Jan 18 21:46:47 EET 2017

Two FC members indicating their assent,  I will ask those proposed if they would like to be added as Observers to the FC list unless I hear a dissenting view from a FC member within the next 24 hours.

Ed Morris

> On 16 Jan 2017, at 06:12, Tapani Tarvainen <ncsg at tapani.tarvainen.info> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 15, 2017 at 05:26:07PM -0500, Edward Morris (egmorris1 at toast.net) wrote:
>> The NCSG Charter is unclear as to how to bring additional people
>> onto the Finance Committee to help us do our work. The Charter is
>> actually unclear as to even the name of the Committee, referring to
>> it both as the Financial Committee and as the Finance Committee. The
>> Charter obviously needs to have a lot of work done on it.
> Yes.
>> "The NCSG Finance Committee (FC) shall be comprised of one
>> representative from each Recognized Constituency. Each Candidate
>> Constituency is entitled to appoint an observer. The NCSG Chair will
>> participate as an ex-officio member of the NCSG-FC and will be
>> included in consensus process and votes. The FC may invite other
>> members as needed to meet its goals and responsibilities."
> That is indeed a bit unclear, but I don't think anybody will object if
> we decide to invite observers: that is pretty clearly the intent
> behind the unclear wording.
>> As we organize our work for the coming year I would like to get
>> other NCSG members active with the FC’s work.
> [...]
>> As we bring people on board I think it would be optimal to also
>> invite these working volunteer members to be Observers to the full
>> Finance Committee, per NCSG Charter §2.6.1.
> Agreed.
>> As we begin, though, I’d like to propose inviting the following NCSG members onto the Finance Committee as Observers immediately:
>> NPOC Chair Klaus Stoll
>> NCUC Chair Farzaneh Badii
>> NCUC appointed FC alternate Florian Daniel
> Sounds good.
>> The first two are people we should be working with to coordinate
>> overall NCSG financial matters, per NCSG Charter §2.6. Although
>> there is no position of alternate in the NCSG Charter the NCUC
>> appointed one so I propose adding Florian as an Observer
>> immediately,
> Agreed.
>> with the understanding that any other NCSG member who wants to
>> actively work with us on FC matters will be treated the same way.
> Somehow I doubt there'll be a great rush of active people
> flocking into FC...
> -- 
> Tapani Tarvainen
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