X.org Foundation Duties

This page lists duties of the foundation/board and what not to forget on transitions:

Board Member

Secretary

  • Ask fd.o admins to update secretary@x.org alias by filing an issue in the fdo gitlab.

  • Make sure the secretary has member admin rights Secretary needs to approve membership requests.

  • Send mail to SPI board to inform them of the change (board at spi-inc dot org).

  • Subscribe to http://lists.spi-inc.org/listinfo/spi-general

  • Script to run meetings in bod.git/scripts/xorg-bod.

  • Prepares agenda, nags people for update on the things they promised to do, writes meeting minutes.

  • Yearly presentation/write-up for the secretary report.

Treasurer

  • Ask fd.o admins to update the treasurer@x.org alias by filing an issue in the fdo gitlab.

  • Send mail to SPI board to inform them of the change (board at spi-inc dot org).

  • Subscribe to http://lists.spi-inc.org/listinfo/spi-general

  • Maintains books for X.org in CLI Ledger.

  • Tracks reimbursements and invoices being handled by the SPI treasurer. Send mails to treasurer at rt.spi-inc.org for each new request.

  • Writes yearly treasurer report.

Socal Media

  • Twitter: Private account currently held by Alan Coopersmith

GSoC Administrator

ATM Trevor Woerner

  • Apply every year to the GSoC, to get accepted as an organisation

  • Inform potential mentors and students when/if we get accepted

  • Make sure enough projects are proposed to students

  • Check the student proposals, and instruct/help students to look for mentors. Make sure they fulfil all requirements (including the open source experience)

  • Request slots from Google, and assign them to the students, in priority order

  • Get the students' blog to fd.o planet

  • Write a blog post about the accepted projects, with links to their blog

  • Write weekly posts on G+ to talk about the students' work

  • Ask mentors and students how they feel about their work

  • Write a final blog post about the year

EVoC Coordinator

ATM Trevor Woerner

See XorgEVoC for details and policies.

XDC Organizer and Sponsor Coordinator

ATM Daniel Vetter?

  • Start nagging sponsors for the next XDC right after the last one finished. Sponsors are tracked in bod.git/Sponsors. See SponsorshipLevels for policies.

  • Send out RFP a few months ahead of this years XDC, so we can hopefully announce next year's organizer at XDC. See RFP for lots of details.