[Yapc-na-organizers] Potential organizing structure

Jim Brandt cbrandt at buffalo.edu
Tue Sep 12 12:57:41 PDT 2006

I think this list looks pretty close. Certainly doesn't hurt to divide 
up responsibilities along these lines. Of course a few people will 
likely end up wearing quite a few hats since we typically don't have 
enough organizers to worry about committees. :)

G. Wade Johnson wrote:
> For around 13 years, my wife has been part of a conference for middle school
> girls here in Houston called "Expanding Your Horizons".
> Last year she was the chairperson, so I asked her for some information on how
> that conference was organized. I doubt we'll be able to use exactly their
> structure, but this might gve us some ideas on where we will need help.
> They organized a set of committees to cover the major pieces of work on the
> conference. Here's a list of the committees that they used.
> * Finance
>   - Might include our sponsorship search.
> * Brochure
> * Facilities
>   - Big committee, included venue, food, signs, A/V, etc.
> * Materials
>   - Goodies and bags
> * Programming
>   - Handled speakers and such
> * Registration
> * External Relations/Communications
> We might want to organize a bit differently, but we probably need to cover a
> similar range of issues.
> G. Wade

Jim Brandt
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The Perl Foundation
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