For the Advisory, we are seeking people with expert knowledge and connections in of one or more of these areas:
The Advisory Council has an active email list., and meets four times a year. It advises on policy issues, reviews papers and discusses our campaigns. Its primary role is to help ORG’s staff to campaign effectively for digital rights. Members also help with meetings, consultations, press and speaking opportunities, and engage with supporters.
For the Board, we are seeking people with experience in:
The Board deals with organizational issues, ensuring good governance and our long term future. We are currently growing at a fast pace, and experience of the sector would be very helpful as we take on new roles and funding. It meets six times a year, currently, and members are welcome to help with the Advisory Council discussions too.
You can nominate yourself, or someone else, by emailing jim dot killock at openrightsgroup dot org with "Open AC and Board recruitment" in the subject outlining your experience and relevance to the position. If you nominate someone else, we will approach them if they seem a good fit.
We would like nominations by July 1.
(There will also be elections to the Board later on this year.)