[members] Call for nominations for board of directors

Allison Randal allison at parrot.org
Thu Aug 13 16:44:30 UTC 2009

Allison Randal wrote:
> (It's a tough choice, since we have so many skilled and qualified 
> developers outside the US. I'm nominating him because he volunteered. 
> That's a key qualification for a position that's more about pushing 
> boring paperwork than anything else.)

Apologies if that didn't come out quite right. I believe every one of 
you has what it takes to be a board member (and very likely will be, at 
some point as we rotate through). People sometimes get a lot of ego tied 
up in titles like "Board of Directors", but I want everyone to 
understand that in our case the board serves the members and helps the 
project, rather than being some high-status secretive leadership position.


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