[AUUG-Talk]: Re: AUUG: Time to pull the plug?
David J N Begley
d.begley at auug.org.au
Thu Sep 14 14:22:41 EST 2006
Quoting Greg 'groggy' Lehey <Greg.Lehey at auug.org.au>:
> - My membership renewal, due at the end of June. I have agreed to
> automatic renewal, so all the treasurer needs to do is to deduct the
> sum from my credit card. If my membership hasn't been renewed,
> whose has?
> The first problem is: how many members does AUUG have? It appears
> that renewals for memberships expiring in December last year *were*
> sent out in January or early February. But who's a member? Are even
Sure? I never received mine (and like others have indicated, have now
become a lapsed member due to other higher priorities). I know the
loss of Liz has apparently hit operations hard and the new management
team is working their proverbials off to get the conference organised.
> - How many members do we have?
> - How do we know who the members are? At this stage, I'd say that the
> only proof is a receipt for payment of membership fees.
Aside from the conference, this is perhaps a fairly important issue to
> - Donate all the funds to the John Lions chair of computer science
> at UNSW.
Not that I can currently vote, but if I could and AUUG were to be
disbanded then I'd have to agree that this seems a reasonable approach.
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