On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 11:50 AM, Laura Vargas <la...@somosazucar.org> wrote:
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> 2017-08-11 9:23 GMT-05:00 Samson Goddy <samsongo...@gmail.com>:
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>> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 3:08 PM, Laura Vargas <la...@somosazucar.org>
>> wrote:
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>>> 2017-08-11 8:54 GMT-05:00 Avni Khatri <a...@kidsoncomputers.org>:
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>>>> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 9:05 AM, Samuel Cantero <scante...@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
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>>>>> mind-boggling indeed. SL has been in GSoC and GCI for years. I'm not a
>>>>> board member but +1 for sure.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> +1
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>>>
>>> Hello Avni,
>>>
>>> I agree with you it should be clearly defined who in Sugar Labs is
>>> responsible for Google's collections.
>>>
>>> Resources in Sugar Labs are limited and historically we had lost a lot of
>>> opportunities because uncollected grant, please research on Trip Advisor's
>>> case when lack of clear responsibility for collection let to an unbelievable
>>> lack of collection of US$40.000 for internationalization's projects.
>>>
>>> Responsibility isn't clear at this point.
>>>
>>> About the Financial Manager role, it was created by the Board on July's
>>> decisions last year, still they never appointed anyone for the role.
>>>
>>> In the meanwhile, Adam has continue serving as the representative for
>>> Sugar Labs with the Software Freedom Conservancy since last period. Still,
>>> this role doesn't account for any financial responsibility according to
>>> current Governance.
>>>
>>> I'm sorry we still don't have a wiki page that would easily resolve any
>>> financial question to the community. It is a tendency I'm hoping to revert
>>> by proposing the Motion 2017-08-10: Sugar Labs Financial Manager to have a
>>> monthly compensation.
>>>
>>>
>> First i see no reason for this decision, after the comments from walter's
>> and i quote.
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>> "Google has been consistently paying us for almost 10 years. The fact that
>> we have not yet seen the $7000 from GCI is an SFC interface issue."
>>
>> Sugar Labs not receiving $7k from GCI was a problem from SFC. This
>> discussion is unhealthy for this motion because it serves as a distraction.
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> Samson,
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> On the contrary I would have no problem to vote +1 on this motion if we had
> already a clearly defined and fairly compensated Financial Manager
> responsible for the numbers (this includes tracking collections and
> payments) on our quarterly reports.

The two motions are separate. Let's keep those that way.

Sameer

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