[KI-LC] Calling First Leadership Council Meeting
email at brettmcdowell.com
Tue May 19 07:52:27 PDT 2009
I'm following-up on getting this Friday meeting locked down. Many of
you have responded already to the doodle poll but the results are
mixed. I really want to get the last few folks to go to the website
and add their availability. The folks I'm still waiting to hear from
- Jose Luis
Brett McDowell | +1.413.652.1248 | http://info.brettmcdowell.com
On May 17, 2009, at 2:33 PM, 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:
> 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
> 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:
> 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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