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Re: Diversity fund selection committee

From: <deborah.kaplan@suberic.net>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 22:05:03 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)
To: Léonie Watson <lw@tetralogical.com>
cc: "public-idcg@w3.org" <public-idcg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.WNT.2.20.1902122200400.14516@sierra>
I'm no expert in the correct balancing of selection committees, but this seems acceptable to me. My one worry would be that the number of sponsor/donor organsations and the amount they contribute can vary. So if there are two organisations and they each give half the funding, they collectively are a third of the committee. And if there are 15 organizations that each give 1/15 of the funding, they collectively comprise almost the entire committee.

But perhaps that worry is reasonable in theory but not so much in practice -- maybe there's always a good sense about how many sponsoring organizations there are.


On Sun, 10 Feb 2019, Léonie Watson wrote:

> Everyone,
> The next thing we need to figure out about the diversity fund, is who should 
> be on the selection committee.
> To start the conversation, I suggest the selection committee consist of:
> 1 person from each sponsor/donor organisation;
> 2 people from the W3C team;
> 2 people from the IDCG.
> Thoughts?
> Léonie.

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