[IAEP] Fwd: Wire transfer of $897.73 initiated to Goddy today.
samsongoddy at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 08:19:47 EDT 2017
I want to publicly apologize to everyone that i have offended.
To Lionel and Adam, i am very sorry for strong use of bad words. I let my
anger get best of me.
But you have to understand the reason why i am angry.
Especially Adam, i just realised that my words are uncool.
I haven't had enough sleep for days due to this mis-information.
I urge you to do the right thing.
On Oct 5, 2017 10:16 AM, "Samson Goddy" <samsongoddy at gmail.com> wrote:
> According to SFC calculation, suggested by Adam. My travel advance is now
> $202.27, instead of $550.
> I am still waiting for explanation.. From Adam what happen to the original
> motion approved by SLOBS.
> Or can Adam now, overrule SLOBS decision?
> Is SLOBS decision not worthy enough? why do we have SLOBS? if adam can
> drastically reduce my funds without SLOBS approval.
> I am still making this public, to show what is going on and also a way for
> us to prevent it in future.
> Why was i given $202 instead of $550?
> "Motion: Approve a travel advance for US $2550 (US $2000 SFC prepurchase
> of an airline ticket and $550 towards local transport) for Samson Goddy's
> travel to the Google Summer of Code mentor's summit.
> 5 in favor, 1 recuse, 1 vote yet to be counted 
> out of $2550 + $695.46 (Samson and Walter GSoc stipend), i was given
> $897.73 - ($30 dollars from bank/wired charges) - (5% of withdrawal fee
> from the bank ~$43)
> $824.73 is what, i will be getting.
> while my budget shows
> $1125 ($416 from approved $2550, $550 travel advance = $966, my share of
> gsoc stipend 347.73 and donated walter's stipend to help cover accidental
> cost in Boston and Nigeria).
> And this is what i get ($824.73), pathetic!!!! I am highly disappointed,
> if i was Adam suggested this months back before my visa.. I would have
> forfeited coming to Gsoc Mentor's summit. This is how i am been repaid for
> contributing in Gsoc and Sugar Labs for over 6 months.
> Karma is a funny thing you know.
> Actions like this, chase volunteers in a community. Beware of your actions
> and how they affect members.
> FYI, Lionel please ignore this report, i don't want you input in this..
> Adam Thank You!!!
> I see this as a personal attack, no offence Adam. I am not enjoying this
> situation at all!
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Accounting at Software Freedom Conservancy <
> accounting at sfconservancy.org>
> Date: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 9:10 PM
> Subject: Wire transfer of $897.73 initiated to Goddy today.
> To: Samson Goddy <samsongoddy at gmail.com>
> Cc: sugar at sfconservancy.org
> Adam Holt wrote at 14:17 (PDT) on Tuesday:
> > Please wire this $550 + $347.73 = $897.73 cash advance to Samson Goddy
> > immediately if possible.
> This payment has been issued by wire transfer today.
> For clarity: only $202.27 was a cash advance for travel expenses. The
> remainder, $695.46, was *not a cash advance*, but rather a payment of a
> stipend for mentoring during GSoC 2017.
> Samson, for the $202.27, note that this is an advance of your travel
> expenses for GSoC Mentor Summit. Please note that you must follow the
> travel policy:
> ... including keeping receipts for all expenditures. We need you to do
> so we can count your expenses toward the advance and/or reimburse
> expenses (if the PLC approves further expenses). Note that such PLC
> approval does not overrule the travel policy; both are needed for valid
> Project travel.
> Again, please be sure to save receipts. This is essential and a
> requirement. We cannot reimburse expenses for which receipts are not
> I know Karen and Brett, who will be at Mentor Summit, are looking forward
> meeting you. I had a scheduling conflict for Mentor Summit this year so I
> unfortunately won't get to meet you.
> Bradley M. Kuhn
> Distinguished Technologist of Software Freedom Conservancy
> |------> & also, de-facto Bookkeeper for the moment
> Pls support Conservancy!: https://sfconservancy.org/supporter/
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