[OpenStack Foundation] [Foundation Board] Resigning as Individual Director

Simon Anderson simon at dreamhost.com
Fri Oct 3 19:42:37 UTC 2014

Either way we will all still benefit from your deep technical, community
and governance thinking Mark. Plus this will open up an opportunity for a
another strong director representing Individual members, which is a +2!


On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 11:23 PM, Mark McLoughlin <markmc at redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi there
> With Brian Stevens recent departure with Red Hat, our Platinum Director
> board seat is now vacant. We have decided that I should represent Red
> Hat on the board.
> This implies that I must resign as Individual Director. Personally, this
> is a difficult decision for me, because I've always greatly valued being
> an independent voice representing the individual members. I'm also
> conscious that resigning now is going to cause some churn quite late in
> the year.
> The reasoning goes like this - we think I can best represent Red Hat on
> the board, we don't think it's ideal to leave a Platinum Director seat
> vacant for any length of time, and we'd prefer to avoid the churn of
> appointing a temporary Red Hat representative while I serve the
> remainder of my term as Individual Director.
> Jonathan has been working to figure out the process which should follow
> an Individual Director resignation. I'll let him share details on that.
> My sincere apologies if this disappoints anyone. I have been honored to
> serve as Individual Director, and I'm very grateful to everyone who
> voted for me.
> Thanks!
> Mark.
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