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The Apache Community Development Project was created in November 2009.

Board Resolution Creating the Apache Community Development Project
Establish the Apache Community Development Project WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in the best interests of the Foundation and consistent with the Foundation's purpose to establish a Project Management Committee charged with coordinating community development efforts. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Community Development Project", be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further RESOLVED, that the Apache Community Development Project be and hereby is responsible for helping people become involved with Apache projects; and be it further RESOLVED, that the office of Vice President, Apache Community Development Project, be and hereby is created, the person holding such office to serve at the direction of the Board of Directors as the chair of the Community Development PMC, and to have primary responsibility for management of the projects within the scope of the Apache Community Development project; and be it further RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and hereby are appointed to serve as the initial members of the Apache Community Development Project PMC: * Ross Gardler * Luciano Resende * Santiago Gala * Bertrand Delacretaz * Ted Dunning * Noirin Shirley NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Ross Gardler be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Community Development Project, to serve in accordance with and subject to the direction of the Board of Directors and the Bylaws of the Foundation until death, resignation, retirement, removal or disqualification, or until a successor is appointed; and be it further RESOLVED, that the initial Apache Community Development PMC be and hereby is tasked with the creation of a set of bylaws intended to encourage open participation in the Apache Community Development Project. Special order 3A, establish the Apache Community Development Project, was approved by Unanimous Vote of the directors present. Furthermore, the board requested that this PMC take over the stewardship of the community@ and women@ mailing lists.