[KI-LC] Calling First Leadership Council Meeting

Britta Glade britta at projectliberty.org
Tue May 19 06:48:34 PDT 2009

I'll answer for Brett as I know his email access is limited.  LAP members
*still* need to sign the KI membership agreements.  So anyone who has signed
the agreements is a member.

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 6:40 AM, Paul Madsen <paulmadsen at rogers.com> wrote:

> brett, wrt the 3 sponsors of a WG, what are the membership requirements,
> i.e. what will be the membership status of LAP members on the 22nd?
> paul
> Brett McDowell wrote:
>  Hello.  I hope you are all having a restful weekend.
> I'm writing to give you a few updates and to solicit a meeting with all of
> you for Friday, May 22.
> *Trustees to form initial Leadership Council*
> The Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees are holding their first meeting
> this coming Thursday, May 21st.  One action they will take is to "bootstrap"
> the Leadership Council formation by appointing each of you to serve as
> formal members of the Leadership Council, based on your proposed WG/DG
> charters.
> All proposed charters are online here:
> http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/dashboard.action
> You, the initial Leadership Council member nominees, are:
>  • Trent Adams
> • Bob Pinheiro
> • Colin Wallis
> • Conor Cahill
> • Drummond Reed
> • Eve Maler
> • Iain Henderson
> • John Fraser
> • Jose Luis Mariz
> • Nigel Tedeschi
> • Paul Madsen
> • Philippe Clement
> • Prateek Mishra
> • Kenji Takahashi
>  Note: where a WG or DG was proposed with Co-Chairs, one of the co-chairs
> was picked arbitrarily for the sake of bootstrapping the LC into existence.
>  One decision the Co-Chairs will have to make is deciding who will represent
> their group on the LC.
> Please note that DG Chairs are non-voting members of the Leadership
> Council, but they are still members of the Leadership Council.  The WG
> Chairs are the voting members of the Leadership Council.
> *
> *
> *After May 22, Leadership Council will operate "normally"*
> This action by the Board of Trustees is just a one-time appointment to get
> the Leadership Council up and running, but thereafter its membership will be
> managed as outlined in the ByLaws and Operating Procedures.
> *
> *
> *You must approve charters on May 22*
> The Board of Trustees are not approving any of your proposed charters, or
> forming any of your proposed WG's or DG's.  That is the job of the
> Leadership Council and it will be agenda item #1 when we meeting on Friday,
> May 22.
> *
> *
> *Details of May 22 Meeting*
> To help us find the most suitable time to meet on May 22nd, I have setup an
> online poll for you to fill out (you do not need to setup an account at this
> web site in order to participate).  I hope to see 100% participation from
> everyone listed above so we can pick the best time possible.  We will need a
> quorum to conduct the business of approving charters.  The poll is here:
> http://www.doodle.com/7cmefynpwk4t9hue
> *
> *
> *Some Homework before May 22*
> Regarding the approval of charters... many of you do not yet have the
> required number of co-sponsors on your charter as listed online (you need
> three sponsors, yourself plus two).  Please work with your associates to
> meet the criteria for sponsoring the charter and please make sure your
> charter is in a form you'd like to have approved.  If your charter is not
> approved then I'd expect you would no longer have a seat on the Leadership
> Council until you were placed there per the normal procedures, i.e. upon
> approval of your charter and the proper election by the members of your
> WG/DG.
> *
> *
> *Using This Mailing List:*
> No doubt you have many questions.  Let's use this mailing list ask and
> answer questions.  I'll be traveling and tied up with IIW for a few days but
> Joni Brennan is on this list and she'll be able to help answer questions as
> well.
> It's great to see this moving forward.  I look forward to working with
> you!!
>  Brett McDowell | +1.413.652.1248 | http://info.brettmcdowell.com
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Britta Glade Liberty Alliance 925-254-4233
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