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From Carl Marcum <cmar...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [NOMINATION REQUEST] Next Chair of AOO Project Management Committee
Date Thu, 15 Sep 2016 02:17:27 GMT
+1 Marcus,

Thanks for volunteering !!

Carl

On 09/14/2016 02:36 PM, Marcus wrote:
> I could write much and more but to keep a long story short:
>
> I will volunteer to take over the role as next Chair.
>
> Planned is a time frame of 1 year. But of course also a bit longer if 
> it fits better for any (time) contraints.
>
> I don't want to write here what should be done better or faster or ... 
> as it doesn't make sense because - I'm pretty sure - it will always 
> work out differently. Furthermore, this is not the thread to talk 
> about this.
>
> Just one addition:
> For ASF the Chair role is not to say what to do or where to go. The 
> tasks are in more formal way and well described here [1] and here [2]. 
> So, you shouldn't expect anything else. Of course I'll do the same in 
> the project (or more if my spare time permits) but than as an usual 
> committer.
>
> And at the end:
> If there are any other candidates please speak up now. Then we can 
> start a discussion.
>
> Thanks for your attention.
>
> [1] http://www.apache.org/dev/pmc.html#chair
> [2] http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#roles
>
> Marcus
>
>
>
> Am 08/30/2016 10:30 PM, schrieb Dennis E. Hamilton:
>> [BCC to PMC]
>>
>> I am now ready to begin the Chair nomination process.  Because of 
>> delays, the next change of Chair has moved to October 19.
>>
>> REQUEST FOR NOMINATIONS
>>
>> This message starts the nomination process for the next Chair for the 
>> Apache OpenOffice PMC.  The term of the next Chair will start on 
>> 2016-10-19 and my resignation will be effective on that date.
>>
>> Members of the PMC can nominate themselves, expressing their 
>> willingness to serve.
>>
>> You can also place the names of others in nomination.  Those 
>> individuals must accept the nomination to be considered as eligible.
>>
>> The identification of Nominees will end on Tuesday, 2016-09-13. The 
>> nature of subsequent discussion will depend on the number of Nominees.
>>
>>
>> TIMELINE
>>
>> Here's the new timeline that has the replacement be ratified by the 
>> October 19, 2016 meeting of the ASF Board:
>>
>> 2016-10-19 ASF Board Meeting - Board rules on the resolution to 
>> install the new Chair.
>>
>> 2016-10-12 (latest) Resolution from AOO PMC to accept the new Chair 
>> is added to the Agenda for the 2016-10-19 Board Meeting (latest 
>> possible date)
>>
>> 2016-10-05 (latst) [RESULT][VOTE] on election of next Chair is reported.
>>
>> 2016-09-28 (latest) [VOTE] on election of next Chair begins. This 
>> could be by lazy consensus if there is already a single acceptable 
>> candidate.
>>
>> 2016-09-14 [NOMINEE DISCUSSION] process begins formally and any 
>> discussion on and among candidates willing to serve takes place.
>>
>> 2016-08-30 [NOMINATIONS] Individuals are recommended or offer
>> themselves, indicate their availability to serve for at least one
>> single-year term, and also have their own questions answered.
>>
>>   - Dennis
>>
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Dennis E. Hamilton [mailto:orcmid@apache.org]
>>> Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2016 20:44
>>> To: dev@openoffice.apache.org
>>> Subject: [DISCUSS] Process: Elect Next Chair of AOO Project Management
>>> Committee
>>>
>>> [BCC to PMC]
>>>
>>> [From the Chair]
>>> It is time for the selection of the next chair for the Apache 
>>> OpenOffice
>>> Project Management Committee.
>>>
>>> INCUMBENT CHAIR
>>>
>>> I officially began my term on the third Wednesday of September, 
>>> 2015. My
>>> commitment was to serve for one full year and then be replaced. I will
>>> complete that one-year term and step down on the third Wednesday of
>>> September, 2016.  My successor will then be established by the Apache
>>> Software Foundation Board.
>>>
>>> Although I will continue as a member of the Project Management 
>>> Committee
>>> and as a contributor to the Apache OpenOffice project, I am not
>>> available to continue as Chair beyond the 2016-09-21 ASF Board Meeting.
>>> I am available to assist the incoming Chair in any manner required for
>>> successfully transferring duties of the Chair.
>>>
>>> CHAIR ELECTION
>>>
>>> Based on previous practice, nomination, discussion, and election 
>>> periods
>>> are held.  Here is my proposed time-line, from endgame backwards:
>>>
>>> 2016-09-21 ASF Board Meeting - Board rules on the resolution to install
>>> the new Chair.
>>>
>>> 2016-09-14 Resolution from AOO PMC to accept the new Chair is added to
>>> the Agenda for the 2016-09-21 Board Meeting (latest possible date)
>>>
>>> 2016-09-07 [RESULT][VOTE] on election of next Chair is reported.
>>>
>>> 2016-08-31 [VOTE] on election of next Chair begins (with allowance for
>>> US Holiday weekend).  This could be by lazy consensus if there is
>>> already a single acceptable candidate.
>>>
>>> 2016-08-17 [NOMINEE DISCUSSION] process begins formally and any
>>> discussion on and among candidates willing to serve takes place.
>>>
>>> 2016-08-03 [NOMINATIONS] Individuals are recommended or offer
>>> themselves, indicate their availability to serve for at least one
>>> single-year term, and also have their own questions answered.
>>>
>>> This process can be accelerated where it is seen that discussions have
>>> quieted and consensus for moving forward is evident.
>
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