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QEP 31: QGIS Legal Entity #31
QGIS Enhancement 31: QGIS Legal Entity
Proposal for the establishment of QGIS.ORG as a non-profit legal entity. This
Why establish a legal entity?
QGIS has matured from a small ‘hobby project’ started in 2002 by Gary Sherman
What do we propose?
We propose the following:
Composition, appointment and role of voting members
The voting members shall be appointed according to the following scheme:
Voting memberships will be valid until either:
Election and eligibility of user group voting members
Election and eligibility of community voting members
Community voting members will be nominated and voted for by the established core
Composition of the Board
Board remuneration: Board members would take no pay for their services.
Functions of the QGIS.ORG legal entity
The QGIS.ORG legal entity will serve the following functions:
This QEP serves as the documentation for the legal structure, along with the
This document and the linked document above will be migrated to the QGIS
This QEP has been approved - see the loomio vote: