X.Org Foundation Board of Directors 2010 Election

Luc Verhaegen libv at skynet.be
Wed Feb 10 15:43:06 PST 2010

On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 03:17:16PM -0800, Stuart Kreitman wrote:
> On 02/10/10 11:47 AM, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > (tl;dr: Yes, I agree that the Foundation needs to be doing a lot more,
> >          but nothing we've done is hidden from our members, i.e. board
> >          members know basically as much as you, and that this is a result
> >          of lack of time/etc, rather than any desire to keep any
> >          information private.  Yes, we should be doing better.)
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Disclaimer: All of this is off the top of my head.  I could be and am
> > probably wrong on some of the details.  This does not represent an
> > official statement on behalf of the Foundation, etc, etc.
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 06:31:32PM +0100, Luc Verhaegen wrote:
> >    
> >> The X.org Foundation exists to best represent the interests of the X.org
> >> Foundation members, by being the legal entity responsible for the state
> >> of the Foundation. To a large extent, its responsibility is to manage
> >> the considerable amount of funds that the X.org foundation has gathered
> >> over the years, in the best interest of these X.org foundation members.
> >>      
> > Rather.  For the record, I think the current balance is on the order of
> > ~$us150k.  Around the time we dissolved the sponsors' group, we decided
> >    
> As co-signer of the checks,  that sounds really high, My guess is that its
> knocked down to 1/2 that by now, but I haven't seen the exact balance for
> a few years now.  This needs to be sorted before comittments for the next
> conference are made.    Keith?

So, Stuart, you are not on the board, but you have to cosign the 
checks... How come there seems to be no certainty about the amount still 

Luc Verhaegen.

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