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We're an anarcho-syndicalist commune. We take it in turns to act as a sort of executive officer for the week.
   
 
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Revision as of 15:43, 6 January 2011

Working Groups are proving an effective way for the Foundation to support OSM in specific areas. They are a relatively new to the Foundation and some are currently more active than others. Working Groups generally consist of at least one member of the board and general OSMF volunteer members. This page tells you what each group does and who are its members.

Articles Working Group

  • Review the OSMF Articles of Association (effectively the OSMF consititution) and come up with issues that need to be addressed.

Members:

  • Andy Robinson
  • Additional members will be solicited from OSMF membership


You can get in touch with the whole team at: articles@osmfoundation.org

Licensing Working Group

  • Issues relating the the current license for OSM data
  • Migrating to a new license

Members:

  • Steve Coast (OSMF Board)
  • Grant Slater (Technical team representative)
  • Jordan Hatcher (Invited expert from Open Data Commons)
  • Michael Collinson (Group Chairman)
  • Henk Hoff (OSMF Board)
  • Matt Amos
  • Ulf Möller
  • Richard Weait

You can get in touch with the whole team at: legal@osmfoundation.org

You can subscribe to the OSM legal-talk mailing list at http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/legal-talk

Data Working Group

  • Resolution of issues in copyright violation, disputes, vandalism, and bots, beyond the normal means of the community.
  • Helping to set policy on data.

Members:

  • Mikel Maron (Group Chairman, OSMF Board)
  • Andy Robinson
  • Grant Slater
  • Matt Amos
  • Tom Hughes
  • Dave Stubbs
  • Frederik Ramm
  • Steve Coast (OSMF Board)
  • Richard Weait

You can get in touch with the whole team at: data@osmfoundation.org

Technical Working Group

  • Planning and maintenance of the OSM API and servers.

Members:

  • Tom Hughes
  • Grant Slater
  • Jon Burgess
  • Matt Amos
  • Andy Allan
  • Emilie Laffray

We're an anarcho-syndicalist commune. We take it in turns to act as a sort of executive officer for the week.

Meeting Summary

You can get in touch with the whole team at: sysadmins@osmfoundation.org

Communication Working Group

  • Initial focus on communication between the OSMF, working gr members and the public
  • Improve flow of information, and effectiveness of channels on and around osmfoundation.org
  • Analyse other community communication channels. Identify issues and areas for improvement

Members:

  • Oliver Kühn (OSMF Board)
  • Elimie Laffray (OSMF Board)
  • Harry Wood
  • Richard Weait

You can get in touch with the whole team at: communications@osmfoundation.org

StateoftheMap Organizing Committee

The StateoftheMap Organzing Committee are responsible for the organization and execution of the 2010 StateoftheMap conference. You can get in touch with the whole team at: team@stateofthemap.org

The organising committee meets every week on a Wednesday at 8pm GMT via Skype.

2010 Members:

  • Henk Hoff skype:toffehoff (OSMF Board, Chair)
  • Martijn van Exel skype:mvexel
  • Floris Looijesteijn skype:floris1978
  • Arjan Spigt skype:arjanspigt
  • Hurricane McEwen skype:hurricanemcewen
  • Nick Black skype:nickb_sk
  • Bojan Sobocan skype:bojansobocan
  • Will King skype:geodatasolutions
  • Emilie Laffray skype:melaskia
  • Richard Weait skype:rweait
  • Steve Coast (OSMF Board) skype:stevecoast
  • Iván Sánchez Ortega skype:ivansanchezortega

2009 Members:

Local Chapters Working Group

The Local Chapters Working Group are responsible for running the process of setting up federated OSM-Foundation local groups. More. The group’s members are:

You can get in touch with the whole team at: local@osmfoundation.org

You can subscribe to the OSMF Local-chapters mailing list at http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/local-chapters

Strategy Working Group

The Strategy Working Group will look at fund-raising, and long term planning and strategy.

The group's members are:

  • Mikel Maron (Group chairman, OSMF Board)
  • ...

You can subscribe to the OSMF strategy mailing list at http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/strategic