[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell-community] Call for Haskell.org Committee Nominations

Gershom B gershomb at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 21:58:35 UTC 2016

We're starting the discussion now. Ideally we'll wrap it up within
seven days or so.


On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 4:54 PM, Noon van der Silk <noonslists at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>> infrastructure.
>> More details about the committee's roles and responsibilities are on
>>     https://wiki.haskell.org/Haskell.org_committee
>> 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
>> individually.
>> Best,
>> Gershom Bazerman
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