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Revision as of 13:03, 21 December 2012

London Hackspace's ultimate governance lies with the elected Board of Trustees. The trustees exist to ensure the long-term health of the space as an organisation.

Although some trustees are also very active members of the community, it isn't the trustees' duty to handle day-to-day running of the space. This is handled by members themselves.

Responsibilities

Trustees are responsible for:

  • Making sure that the organisation is operating in accordance with its goals.
  • Ensuring that the organisation is financially healthy.
  • Setting the constitution and rules of the space, in consultation with the members.
  • Formally warning and banning members in accordance with the Grievance Procedure.

Getting In Touch

  • Most trustees lurk on IRC 24/7, see below for a list of nicks.
  • At least one trustee will be around on Tuesdays during the social night (schedule permitting), just ask around for a trustee.
  • You can email trustees@london.hackspace.org.uk
    • Note: this email address is not the best way to get in touch with the community. To reach out to our members pls refer to GettingStarted#Communication.

Becoming a Trustee

Elections for trustees are held yearly. One third of the board places are up for election every year. There is no limit on the number of terms a trustee can serve.

Prospective trustees should be:

  • A respected member of the community.
  • A paid-up member of London Hackspace.
  • Able to spend time in the space on at least two days per month.
  • Able to spend at least three hours per month keeping abreast of current issues on email and IRC.
  • Not disqualified from directorship of a UK company.

(Please note that this advice was introduced in 2012 and is applicable to all elections from that point on.)

Current Trustees

Name Username Appointed
Russ Garrett russss 2010-07-27*
Charles Yarnold solexious 2012-12-21*
Robert Leverington roberthl 2010-07-27
Andy "Bob" Brockhurst b3cft 2010-07-27
Jonty Wareing jontyw 2011-08-06*
Martin Dittus Martind 2011-08-06
Mark Steward ms7821 2011-08-06
Philip Roy cepmender 2011-08-06
Paddy Duncan Padski 2012-12-21
Jasper Wallace JasperWallace 2012-12-21
Clare Greenhalgh Nokomis 2012-12-21

* re-appointed