[Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] [IAEP] MOTION: French visa for Samson Goddy to attend 10-year Anniversary Scratch Conf / 50-year Anniversary of Logo
samsongoddy at gmail.com
Mon Jun 12 08:07:25 EDT 2017
To those members who haven't voted.. could you please come and vote. It is
very disappointing that this motion is still pending. I am to travel to
lagos tomorrow and i really need to know what will happen to the motion.
On Jun 9, 2017 11:30 AM, "Adam Holt" <holt at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Jun 7, 2017 7:59 AM, "Adam Holt" <holt at laptop.org> wrote:
> Lionel, Sameer, Laura & Ignacio,
> Can you please try to vote yes or no
> Or please formally abstain, but do vote your opinion please!
> (As you we're elected to do, setting a tone for forward action — in
> whatever direction your conscience takes you — Thanks All!)
> as Samson would need to fly to Lagos immediately this wkd (or Monday
> latest, to get everything in motion) so does need to know what's happening
> ASAP as the wkd approaches, *Thanks All for your consideration!*
> On Jun 5, 2017 3:28 PM, "Walter Bender" <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 4, 2017 at 2:32 PM, Adam Holt <holt at laptop.org> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jun 4, 2017 at 2:17 PM, Samson Goddy <samsongoddy at gmail.com>
>>>> I will take sole responsibility for the lost and if it happen, i didn't
>>>> get the visa.
>>> My apologies I misunderstood earlier, among the many emails. That makes
>>> things very clear, thank you Samson. Be it then resolved:
>>> "To support Samson Goddy's attending 2017 Scratch conference in
>>> Bordeaux, France (19-21 July 2017) to strengthen our relationship with
>>> Scratch, Sugar Labs should allocate up to $500 in support of his obtaining
>>> a French visa, including (as nec) travel from Port Harcourt to Lagos for as
>>> many days as required. Any receipts to this end, Samson will submit to the
>>> Software Freedom Conservancy. It is understood that if the French
>>> government very unfortunately turns down his visa application, preventing
>>> him from attending Bordeaux, these lost funds will be borne by Samson
>>> Thanks in advance to any board members who can second this motion,
>>> thereby helping Samson/Scratch/Sugar move forward!
>>> Sugar-devel mailing list
>>> Sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org
>> While I think it is unconscionable for Sugar Labs not to shoulder the
>> responsibility of the visa on behalf of one of our members, I will
>> nonetheless second the motion, bad precedent and all, as it seems to be the
>> only way to get unstuck.
>> Walter Bender
>> Sugar Labs
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