Prospective board members: travel sponsoring.

Luc Verhaegen libv at
Wed Mar 20 11:39:30 UTC 2019

On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 12:15:46PM +0100, Luc Verhaegen wrote:
> The only person that i have seen mentioned by name is jake. The rest is 
> just a number and a total amount. There is no public record of anything 
> else.
>> ...
> Thank you for answering this question. This is not clear to any 
> outsider, or member, looking in.
> > This is all in the IRC logs and meeting minutes.
> No, this is not. Some very superficial things are. But nothing more.
> In this case, i am pretty sure that this is not deliberate, but it still 
> is the reality that this has not been fully public.
> Sure, but again, both members and sponsors deserve full transparency.
> Also, i just stumbled over this while looking for travel support for 
> speakers: why was last years treasurer report due after the elections? 
> I have seen talk of a treasurer report in the summaries now, but none 
> seems available for the upcoming elections.
> This is all about transparency.
> I am a particular stickler for this, due to this being the only antidote 
> to abuse of power and privilege.
> But... Both members and sponsors need to know how the board does its 
> primary function: spend sponsor money. Otherwise there is no point in 
> holding elections for members. And how will sponsors know that their 
> money is well-spent, why would they donate at all?

Are you, both current and future board members, still deliberating on 
how to best handle this clear issue of limited transparency in the run 
up to the board elections?

Luc Verhaegen.

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