[Openstack] Making the Hong Kong Summit as inclusive as possible
launchpad at mortman.com
Tue Oct 1 17:25:14 UTC 2013
So given that it's been nearly two weeks since anyone has responded is it
time to rebrand it the Opacity Committee?
On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 8:23 PM, David Mortman <launchpad at mortman.com>wrote:
> I found this answer hilariously short and opaque especially given the
> context of it being part of the Transparency Committee. Can you go into
> more details about what has been discussed in the past as well as what
> might be proposed at the next board meeting. Speaking of which, when is the
> next board meeting anyways?
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 1:08 PM, Joshua McKenty <joshua at pistoncloud.com>wrote:
>> David - yes, the ombudsperson office is one of the goals of the
>> Transparency Committee, and we've got an agenda item to dig into again at
>> the next board meeting.
>> Joshua McKenty
>> Chief Technology Officer
>> Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.
>> +1 (650) 242-5683
>> +1 (650) 283-6846
>> "Oh, Westley, we'll never survive!"
>> "Nonsense. You're only saying that because no one ever has."
>> On Sep 15, 2013, at 5:18 PM, David Mortman <launchpad at mortman.com> wrote:
>> I'll leave it up to the event staff to determine how they want to handle
>> it in this on-site case. Certainly someone needs to be empowered or the
>> exercise is pointless. For the community as a whole, does the Board of
>> Directors have the authority to create an ombuds office?
>> On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 12:44 PM, Joshua McKenty <joshua at pistoncloud.com>wrote:
>>> David, while I think having an onsite group able to field complaints and
>>> address incidents is critical, we need to make sure that such a group has
>>> the ability to address any complaints. So I'd suggest we pass this directly
>>> to the foundation staff, and make sure that the event coordination team is
>>> coached appropriately. Having community members act as ombudsperson is both
>>> complicated from a legal standpoint, and potentially inappropriate.
>>> Lauren, can you make sure the on-site events team is briefed on the
>>> proposed code-of-conduct, and is ready to respond to any complaints that
>>> might arise?
>>> Joshua McKenty
>>> Chief Technology Officer
>>> Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.
>>> +1 (650) 242-5683
>>> +1 (650) 283-6846
>>> "Oh, Westley, we'll never survive!"
>>> "Nonsense. You're only saying that because no one ever has."
>>> On Sep 15, 2013, at 3:59 AM, David Mortman <launchpad at mortman.com>
>>> On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 4:26 PM, David Mortman <launchpad at mortman.com>wrote:
>>>> Agreed. There should be at least a small group, especially for events,
>>>> so that one person doesn't get hammered but also so there's a committee to
>>>> make judgement calls etc. Love the idea of some training too.
>>> Given the closeness of the summit (only 2 months away), it's seems like
>>> a good idea to put together the initial group of folks who can be the
>>> onsite committee to help address any issues that hopefully won't arise.
>>> While I'll continue to participate in this effort, unfortunately, I won't
>>> be attending the summit myself so I can't help onsite. I will however like
>>> nominate both Anne Gentle and George Reese be initial members of the
>>> committee. Anyone else interested? A group of three is probably plenty.
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