[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] URGENT action needed

Samson Goddy samsongoddy at gmail.com
Sat Aug 12 05:37:35 EDT 2017

Please i encourage people that haven't voted yet should please do. As SFC
promise to wire transfer on Monday if  this motion pass on or before Sunday.


On Aug 12, 2017 1:00 AM, "James Cameron" <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:

> I'm not a board member, or a member, but my opinion is that Sugar Labs
> should approve the $US 627.05 travel advance for Samson Goddy.
> Having said that, I'm going off topic in reply to Laura below;
> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 09:08:06AM -0500, Laura Vargas wrote:
> > I agree with you it should be clearly defined who in Sugar Labs is
> > responsible for Google's collections.
> Disagree.  The oversight board is responsible.  Jointly and severally;
> which means each board member is responsible, and the board as a whole
> is responsible.  As an organisation with no staff, the board is all
> there is.
> > Resources in Sugar Labs are limited and historically we had lost a
> > lot of opportunities because uncollected grant, please research on
> > Trip Advisor's case when lack of clear responsibility for collection
> > let to an unbelievable lack of collection of US$40.000 for
> > internationalization's projects.
> >
> > Responsibility isn't clear at this point.
> Disagree.  The oversight board is responsible.
> > About the Financial Manager role, it was created by the Board on
> > July's decisions last year, still they never appointed anyone for
> > the role.
> Agreed.
> Regardless of whether a Finance Manager is appointed, the board
> remains responsible.  The board can't shift that responsibility by
> appointing a Finance Manager.
> However, a Finance Manager can greatly help the board, so my
> recommendation is that the board appoint one as they had intended.
> > In the meanwhile, Adam has continue serving as the representative
> > for Sugar Labs with the Software Freedom Conservancy since last
> > period. Still, this role doesn't account for any financial
> > responsibility according to current [3] Governance.
> >
> > I'm sorry we still don't have a wiki page that would easily resolve
> > any financial question to the community. It is a tendency I'm hoping
> > to revert by proposing the Motion 2017-08-10: Sugar Labs Financial
> > Manager to have a monthly compensation.
> I'll reply to this on the other thread.
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> James Cameron
> http://quozl.netrek.org/
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