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From Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacre...@apache.org>
Subject Re: should podlings have informal chairs?
Date Mon, 21 Nov 2011 12:43:42 GMT
On Saturday, November 19, 2011, Brett Porter wrote:

> ...Should we appoint one of the mentors at the start to be the "chair" of
> the PPMC, in the same way as a full project? I would see them as
> responsible for ensuring the podling is reporting, and that all of the
> mentors are engaged and signing off the reports...
>

I like the idea, should help fix the problem of inactive mentors and
missing reports.

But, as others said, we should avoid giving the impression that this person
has more power than others - it's just a coordination task IMO.

How about using a different name? Or reuse the "champion" role for that?


> ..As the podling matures, this role could be transitioned to the person
> who will be nominated as the chair of the project after it graduates, if
> they are ready for that...
>

Agreed.

-Bertrand

>

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