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From Rohit Yadav <bhais...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Change the project bylaws to modify the PMC Chair voting process and add a term length
Date Fri, 01 Mar 2013 16:46:19 GMT
+1

On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 10:06 PM, David Nalley <david@gnsa.us> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 11:16 AM, Chip Childers
> <chip.childers@sungard.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> As previously discussed [1], we'd like to make a change to our bylaws
>> [2] to modify the method of selecting a PMC chair.  We also want to add
>> a term for the chair.
>>
>> [1] http://markmail.org/message/ifwwce657u36yuwz
>> [2] https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Apache+CloudStack+Project+Bylaws
>>
>>
>>
>> Below are the specific changes I'd like you to vote on:
>>
>> (1) A change to bylaw section 2.4.5 as follows:
>>
>> CURRENT:
>>
>>   2.4.5. If the current chair of the PMC resigns, the PMC votes to
>>   recommend a new chair using Single Transferable Vote (STV) voting.
>>   See http://wiki.apache.org/general/BoardVoting for specifics. The
>>   decision must be ratified by the Apache board.
>>
>> PROPOSED:
>>
>>   2.4.5. If the current chair of the PMC resigns, or the term of the
>>   current chair expires, the PMC votes to
>>   recommend a new chair through consensus via a lazy 2/3 majority
>>   voting method.  In the case that consensus is not achieved, the PMC
>>   will vote for a chair using Single Transferable Vote (STV) voting.
>>   Due to the fact that the discussions are about specific individuals,
>>   this vote would be held on the cloudstack-private mail list.
>>   The decision must be ratified by the Apache board.
>>
>> (2) The addition of a new bylaw section: 2.4.6:
>>
>> PROPOSED:
>>
>>   2.4.6. The role of PMC chair will have a one year term.  The intention
>>   of this term is to allow for a rotation of the role amongst the PMC
>>   members.  This intention does not prohibit the PMC from selecting the
>>   same chair to serve consecutive terms.
>>
>>
>>
>> Per our bylaws (section 3.4.9), this change requires a lazy majority of
>> PMC members to pass.
>>
>> The whole community is encouraged to vote on this issue!
>>
>> This vote will be open for at least 72 hours.
>>
>> Please respond with one of the following:
>>
>> [ ] +1  approve
>> [ ] +0  no opinion
>> [ ] -1  disapprove (and reason why)
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> -chip
>
> +1
>
> --David

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