[KI-LC] Context For LC - Fwd: Call for proposals: organizational reform of the Kantara governance, bylaws, operating procedures and structures

Joni Brennan joni at ieee-isto.org
Mon Jul 9 19:34:59 EDT 2012


Thanks Colin, and we can put it on the front page. I have to ou in that
request. New site will be launched in ~ a weeks time. In that structure I
can make updates to the home page on the fly!

On Monday, July 9, 2012, Colin Wallis wrote:

>  Thanks Joni****
>
> I don’t envisage we will get much feedback but one never knows.****
>
> ** **
>
> You kind of have to be in that groove where you know enough about the
> organisation and the way the current procedures play out, to be able to
> comment.****
>
> ** **
>
> Or you are a disaffected ex member of Kantara, where something in
> procedures disaffected you, and you use this opportunity to give feedback.
> I’m not sure we have many of those,  but still.****
>
> ** **
>
> Would we improve response if we put it on the front page of the website
> under ‘highlights’?****
>
> ** **
>
> Cheers****
>
> Colin****
>
> ** **
>
> *From:* lc-bounces at kantarainitiative.org <javascript:_e({}, 'cvml',
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> *Subject:* [KI-LC] Context For LC - Fwd: Call for proposals:
> organizational reform of the Kantara governance, bylaws, operating
> procedures and structures****
>
> ** **
>
> Hello - I would like to give LC some additional context regarding the
> request for proposals which was recently sent to the community list...
>
> This effort had it's genesis in the Munich F2F meeting.  Discussions
> occurred regarding the 'state' of Kantara which considered the assumptions
> made for the the organization and for the market when Kantara was formed in
> 2009.  It was noted that Kantara was at a 3 year anniversary and
> suggestions were made that it would be a healthy exercise for the
> organization to review how the operations have worked compared to how they
> were envisioned at launch.
>
> The Board of Trustees then took this discussion further and affirmed that,
> as transparency is a core value of Kantara,  the organization should
> actively seek input open input regarding the operations and governance of
> Kantara as a due diligence effort.  The idea was that Kantara would ask for
> input from communities and then the Board of Trutees would consume that
> input and develop possible suggestions for change in Kantara, as
> appropriate and based on the feedback received.
>
> Thus if you saw this message and were not sure of the context, I hope the
> explanation provides further details to make clear the drivers and
> intention behind the request.  I would be happy to further discuss on the
> next LC call should the LC seek further details.
>
> Finally, it's an open call for feedback so if you or your organization
> would like to provide input this is one opportunity to do so - for the
> potential better of Kantara.
>
> Thanks for your time and please don't hesitate to ask me if you have any
> questions.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> =Joni
>
> Joni Brennan
> Kantara Initiative | Executive Director
> voice:+1 732-226-4223
> email: joni @ ieee-isto.org
>
> Slideshare - Building Trusted Identity Ecosystems - It takes a village!
> http://www.slideshare.net/kantarainitiative/kantara-may-2012
>
>
>
>
>
> ****
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Joni Brennan* <joni at ieee-isto.org>
> Date: Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 9:07 AM
> Subject: Call for proposals: organizational reform of the Kantara
> governance, bylaws, operating procedures and structures
> To: community <community at kantarainitiative.org>
>
>
> Dear Community,
>
> Kantara Initiative is opening a call for proposals regarding
> organizational reform of the Kantara governance, bylaws, operating
> procedures and structures.  This call is open to *all organizations and
> individuals* who wish to submit a proposal.  Responses received will be
> published publicly ONLY where the submitter has provided permission to do
> so.
>
> Kantara Initiative is an organization comprised of Identity Providers,
> Assessor Organizations, Government Agencies, Service Providers, Research
> and Educational Organizations, and User Groups which develop and interface
> with Federated Identity Management Systems.
>
> Kantara Initiative recognizes the growing importance of the development,
> marketplace and adoption of Trusted Identity Systems as a critical piece of
> Internet Identity Trust layer infrastructure. The goal of the reform will
> be to evolve Kantara Initiative into a more mature and capable,
> multi-stakeholder forum that can support and promote the growth of verified
> Trusted Identity Ecosystems for the broader public good.
>
> Key topics for inclusion in responses are:
> * Proposed changes to Governance via the Bylaws [1];
> * Proposed changes to Governance via the Operating Procedures [2];
> * Proposed refinements to the mission and vision regarding verification of
> Trusted Federation Identity Systems [3];
> * Opportunities for wider membership and collaboration.
> **Note: Please make sure to indicate permission to share the contents of
> your submissions.
>
> Kantara Initiative is soliciting position papers and statements of
> interest (limit 750 words) from organizations and individuals regarding
> these topics. *We encourage stakeholders to submit their comments to
> [support at kantarainitiative dot org] through August 6th or use our
> contact form [4]. *All submissions will be posted publicly on the Kantara
> Initiative website (www.kantaraintiative.org) with permission from
> submitters.  Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees and Leadership Council
> will take all input under advisement in developing a roadmap for
> organizational action.
>
> We thank you in advance for your time
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-- 
=Joni

Joni Brennan
Kantara Initiative | Executive Director
voice:+1 732-226-4223
email: joni @ ieee-isto.org

Slideshare - Building Trusted Identity Ecosystems - It takes a village!
http://www.slideshare.net/kantarainitiative/kantara-may-2012
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