Re: Donation plan? and more

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Wed Oct 27 2004 - 11:31:56 CDT

At 1:07 AM -0400 10/27/04, Kathy Dopp wrote:
>Ed Kennedy said:
>> Hello Jim and Alan:
>> This is
>> where OVC comes in. We need to become a R & D group and deemphasize
>> product development for the near to intermediate future. I believe
>> there is still of work to be done on the EVM.
>I've been breaking my neck here in Utah (which has not bought any voting
>equipment for HAVA yet and has a June 2006 HAVA deadline) to obtain an
>opportunity for OVC to deploy a state-wide system in a Republican-led
>state, and thus lead America to use open source voting systems with a
>well-designed VVPB that is op-scan-able.

I think there is still a possibility, but we probably have to scale
back what we're planning to do to make sure we achieve something in
the requisite timeframe.

The OVC board will meet on November 11th and (1) develop a plan of
action for development, and (2) start a process for replacing Alan as
OVC President. I'm sure Alan will have a continuing role of some
sort. It might make sense to separate out the roles of OVC President
and a new role of OVC Executive Director. The current bylaws have
those as the same person.

Best regards,

Arthur M. Keller, Ph.D., 3881 Corina Way, Palo Alto, CA  94303-4507
tel +1(650)424-0202, fax +1(650)424-0424
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