Re: Changes to the GNOME board

2008-12-18 Thread Vincent Untz
Le lundi 15 décembre 2008, à 13:56 -0500, Behdad Esfahbod a écrit : Diego Escalante Urrelo will be joining the board as a new member for the remainder of this term. A belated but warm welcome to Diego! I'm pretty sure he'll make good progress on his ice-cream-eating abilities now :-) Vincent

Re: Changes to the GNOME board

2008-12-16 Thread Diego Escalante Urrelo
Thank you all! I'll do my best :-) On 12/15/08, Bruno Boaventura brunoboavent...@gmail.com wrote: Great news!!! Congratulations Diego! Now we can go with our plans from Latin America Complot! Of course Bruno, but don't let the others know ;) ___

Re: Changes to the GNOME board

2008-12-15 Thread Gregory Leblanc
Hi folks, couple of comments and questions below. On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 1:56 PM, Behdad Esfahbod beh...@behdad.org wrote: [snip] Diego Escalante Urrelo will be joining the board as a new member for the remainder of this term. Diego was a candidate for the board in the last election, and his

Re: Changes to the GNOME board

2008-12-15 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
Hi Gregory, As I wasn't sure what the procedure was for the board of directors, in the case of a resignation, I went and grabbed a copy of the bylaws from http://foundation.gnome.org/about/bylaws.pdf Section 4 subsection d it states that the board can fill a vacancy by a vote of the

Re: Changes to the GNOME board

2008-12-15 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 02:12:51PM -0500, Gregory Leblanc wrote: With that said, Congratulations Diego! me too I do have one question about the bylaws, though. I seem to recall a large discussion about changing the term of the directors to be 18 months instead of 1 year. However, Section 3

Re: Changes to the GNOME board

2008-12-15 Thread Luis Villa
On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 2:12 PM, Gregory Leblanc headmaster.albus.dumbled...@gmail.com wrote: Hi folks, couple of comments and questions below. On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 1:56 PM, Behdad Esfahbod beh...@behdad.org wrote: [snip] Diego Escalante Urrelo will be joining the board as a new member for

Re: Changes to the GNOME board

2008-12-15 Thread Bruno Boaventura
On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 1:56 PM, Behdad Esfahbod beh...@behdad.org wrote: [snip] Diego Escalante Urrelo will be joining the board as a new member for the remainder of this term. Diego was a candidate for the board in the last election, and his energy, new blood, and Latin American