[OpenStack Foundation] Openness and the OpenStack Foundation
bluejay.ahn at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 20:27:54 UTC 2012
I also would like to hear the rational of this change. It would be great if
any board member can share the reason behind this change.
Jaesuk Ahn, Ph.D.
Cloud OS Dev. Team Lead
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2012. 10. 19. 오전 1:15에 "Vincent Untz" <vuntz at suse.com>님이 작성:
> Le lundi 15 octobre 2012, à 05:17 -0700, Steven Noble a écrit :
> > Greetings,
> > I am concerned by an action taken by the Foundation Board in the Sept
> 7th, 2012 meeting.
> > According to the Sept 7th meeting minutes (
> the following happened:
> > --- begin minutes ---
> > Amendment to the Bylaws relating to Board Discussions.
> > The Board discussed the value of having a private discussion in
> executive session to discuss the candidates for Gold Members and Platinum
> Members. Upon motion duly made and seconded, the Board voted by more than
> two thirds of the attendees (Jesse Andrews abstained from the vote and the
> following members voted against the motion: Jon Mittelhauser, Alan Clark
> and Troy Toman) to delete Section 4.16 in its entirety and replace it with
> the following new Section 4.16:
> > "4.16 Open Meetings and Records. Except as necessary to protect
> attorney-client privilege, sensitive personnel information and discuss the
> candidacy of potential Gold Members and Platinum Members, the Board of
> Directors shall: (i) permit observation of its meetings by Members via
> remote teleconference or other electronic means, and (ii) publish the Board
> of Directors minutes and make available to any Member on request other
> information and records of the Foundation as required by Delaware Corporate
> > ….
> I must admit I was surprised with this amendment too...
> One thing that I'm missing from the minutes is the rationale for this
> change. During the breakfast with the board yesterday, I asked the
> question... but I was sitting with Troy who voted against ;-) So could
> one board member who voted for share some insights?
> Also, Jonathan, Thierry, it seems you're the only ones you can update
> the by-laws on the wiki . Could one of you reflect the change there?
>  http://wiki.openstack.org/Governance/Foundation/Bylaws
> Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés.
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