[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell-community] Call for Haskell.org Committee Nominations
Noon van der Silk
noonslists at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 21:54:32 UTC 2016
Out of interest, when will the new committee members be announced?
On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 9:29 AM, Gershom B <gershomb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Haskellers,
> It is time to put out a call for new nominations (typically but not
> necessarily self-nominations) to the haskell.org committee. We have
> four members of our committee due for retirement -- Adam Foltzer,
> Nicolas Wu, Andres Loeh, and Edward Kmett (who is stepping down
> early). As per our bylaws, three of the slots will be for regular
> three year terms, and one will be a short one year term to fill out
> the remainder of Edward's.
> To nominate yourself, please send an email to committee at haskell.org
> by December 2, 2016. The retiring members are eligible to re-nominate
> themselves. Please feel free to include any information about yourself
> that you think will help us to make a decision.
> The Haskell.org committee serves as a board of directors for
> Haskell.org, a 501(c)3 nonprofit which oversees technical and
> financial resources related to Haskell community infrastructure.
> Being a member of the committee does not necessarily require a
> significant amount of time, but committee members should aim to be
> responsive during discussions when the committee is called upon to
> make a decision. Strong leadership, communication, and judgement are
> very important characteristics for committee members. The role is
> about setting policy, providing direction/guidance for Haskell.org
> infrastructure, planning for the long term, and being fiscally
> responsible with the Haskell.org funds (and donations). As overseers
> for policy regarding the open source side of Haskell, committee
> members must also be able to set aside personal or business related
> bias and make decisions with the good of the open source Haskell
> community in mind.
> We seek a broad representation from different segments of the Haskell
> world -- including but not limited to those focused on education,
> those focused on industrial applications, those with background in
> organizing users-groups, and those focused directly on our technical
> More details about the committee's roles and responsibilities are on
> If you have any questions about the process, please feel free to
> e-mail us at committee at haskell.org, or contact one of us
> Gershom Bazerman
> Haskell-community mailing list
> Haskell-community at haskell.org
Noon Silk, ن
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