I think Galen’s idea is a good one. Is there a wiki page where we could
gather volunteered or nominated names?
And yes, I will confirm that I can volunteer for this committee. I would
encourage other former (or future wannabe) Conference Chairs to join me. We
have valuable and specific insights in this context with diverse
On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 11:22 AM Galen Charlton <[log in to unmask]>
> On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 10:26 AM, Sarah Walden McGowan
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > +1 FCIG. Thank you all for your many months of work and general herding
> of the cats. :)
> > Who will be reaching out to DLF/CLIR? Will that fall to C4L 2018 local
> > committee? Or should we be forming a new task force to help formalize
> > that relationship?
> My suggestion is that we form a new working group responsible for
> setting up an agreement with DLF/CLIR, with the end result subject to
> ratification by a community vote.
> Anybody with interest and experience to share should feel free to step
> forward, but I especially suggest that members of current and past
> conference planning and budget committees consider volunteering as
> well as folks who may have participated on either side of a fiscal
> sponsorship arrangement. I also suggest that folks from the Code4Lib
> Journal participate as well, especially given that there is both
> income and potential expenses related to the journal.
> On a house-keeping note, I have verified with Bethany Nowviskie of
> CLIR/DLF that she and Sharon Ivy Weiss are the primary contacts on
> their end. On another house-keeping note, there is a time slot
> allocated for fiscal continuity discussions during the 2018 conference
> that could be used by such a working group for meetings or
> presentations as it sees fit.
> I can help convene an initial meeting of such a working group, but one
> of its first tasks presumably will include choosing a chair.
> I further suggest that we use this email thread to further flesh out
> what the charge and expected process of the working group would be.
> Galen Charlton
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