[Linux-aus] Re-igniting the Membership Committee

Tony Breeds tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Wed Feb 10 12:40:55 AEDT 2016

On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 10:00:43AM +1100, Kathy Reid wrote:
> Good morning everyone!
> Fresh from the amazing experience that was linux.conf.au 2016 Geelong - LCA
> By the Bay (and a few days in which to recover), and with the motivation
> that comes from such an inspiring event still fresh in mind, I'd like to
> reinvigorate the debate over our Membership Committee[0], Membership
> platform[1] and related pieces[2].
> Please note I'm doing this with my 'Member' hat on rather than my 'Council'
> hat, and because I am highly motivated to deliver a better Membership
> platform for Linux Australia.
> The intent of this email is to seek expressions of interest from those who
> may be motivated and passionate about addressing the shortcoming of LA's
> current Membership platform, whether that be through a new platform, or
> enhancements to the current one. My intended approach here is to form a
> Membership Subcommittee under the Subcommittee Policy[3], should Council
> approve, and then use the Membership Subcommittee as a vehicle to drive
> recommendations and actions for improvement.

At this point my only comment is that subcommittee_policy_v2 [3] may be
slightly burdensome for this activity.  I'd recommend v1 [4].  The decisions is
of course up to whomever ends up being on the sub-committee.

I admit that my observation is tangential to collecting expressions of interest
but I've said it now ....

> [0] http://lists.linux.org.au/pipermail/linux-aus/2015-January/021988.html
> [1] http://lists.linux.org.au/pipermail/linux-aus/2015-January/021995.html
> [2] http://lists.linux.org.au/pipermail/linux-aus/2015-January/022016.html
> [3] https://github.com/linuxaustralia/constitution_and_policies/blob/master/subcommittee_policy_v2.md

[4] https://github.com/linuxaustralia/constitution_and_policies/blob/master/subcommittee_policy_v1.md

Yours Tony.
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