1. What is DiGRA
- Digital Games Research Association – DiGRA is a Finnish non-profit (see also, about DiGRA). DiGRA “aims to support and promote the academic study of digital games and develop its recognition as a field of enquiry”. See bylaws (Finnish http://digra.org:8080/Plone/digradocuments/digrarules03fi/ and Bylaws in English http://digra.org:8080/Plone/digradocuments/digrarules03/).
2. What DiGRA does
- The main operations of DiGRA are its conferences and its journal. DiGRA does not conduct research.
3. How DiGRA is funded
- DiGRA is funded mainly by membership fees.
4. DiGRA should get rid of feminist board members or have more diverse board
DiGRA operates under Finnish law.
- This means that DiGRA cannot discriminate its members based on their gender, religion, political beliefs, etc.
- The board members are elected in a general assembly.
5. DiGRA thinks X
- Only general assembly or the board can make decisions for DiGRA or express opinions of DiGRA. A board member can talk behalf of DiGRA in specific cases, but in general DiGRA members (including the members of the board) are expressing their own opinions. (Decisions in DiGRA are made by general assembly. General assembly delegates power to make decisions to the board. General assembly set frames for operation by deciding budget and an action plan.)
- Publications in DiGRA digital library or Transactions of the Digital Games Research Association (ToDIGRA) does not necessarily reflect DiGRA’s view on the topic.
- Blog posts of the members are expressing members opinions.
- Things published by SAGE, Springer, etc. are not DiGRA’s.
Some relevant laws: