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From Nate McCall <>
Subject Re: New Member Orientation
Date Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:21:26 GMT
On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 7:08 AM, Rich Bowen <> wrote:
> As you may have seen on members@ (those of you who are members) I'd like to
> do a series of New Member Orientation sessions (probably video, to be posted
> to the ASF YouTube channel, where we cover things like:
> * What are the rights and responsibilities of a Member?
> * How are members selected/elected?
> * What does the Board do?

I would have very much liked to have seen these in a ~5 min video last year.

> ...
> Here's what I see as the way forward:
> * Clearly identify the topics to cover. The three above are, I think, a
> great place to start.

IME, those would have been immediately helpful.

> * Identify who can speak to each one of these and what format we want to do.
> I am ready and available to do this in interview style, if desired. I do
> this as part of my day job. Or we can do a round-table discussion type
> thing, if we wanted to have a few people doing it. Or I can just start
> making videos and people can yell at me when I get something wrong. :-)
> ...

If you're keen, just go for it. They can be iterated on if needed. I
think this content is important to get up in easily digestible vid

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