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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <nour.moham...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Change of Chair
Date Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:04:25 GMT
Thanks Benson for all what you have done for the IPMC


On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 7:41 PM, Mattmann, Chris A (398J) <
chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:

> Welcome, Marvin! :)
>
> Cheers,
> Chris
>
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
> Senior Computer Scientist
> NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
> Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
> Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
> WWW:  http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
> University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>
>
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>
> Reply-To: "general@incubator.apache.org" <general@incubator.apache.org>
> Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013 7:31 PM
> To: "general@incubator.apache.org" <general@incubator.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: Change of Chair
>
> >On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 2:03 PM, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com>
> >wrote:
> >> I have tendered my resignation as VP, Incubator. The PMC has recommend
> >> Marvin Humphrey as my successor in a motion submitted to the
> >> Foundation board for consideration at the meeting next week.
> >
> >Thank you for serving as Chair, Benson.  I have very much enjoyed
> >participating in the Incubator during your time in office.
> >
> >Thanks as well to everyone who has contributed to the Incubator over the
> >years
> >for having taught me so much, collectively; and thanks to the current
> >members
> >of the IPMC for honoring me with the Chair's responsibilities.  I love my
> >career as an open-source developer and I'm glad for the chances the
> >Incubator
> >provides to foster successful projects and make it easier for others to
> >take
> >the same path.
> >
> >For those reading this list who are not yet familiar with the role that a
> >"PMC
> >Chair" plays in the governance of a typical Apache project, the most
> >visible
> >task is to deliver a report to the Apache Software Foundation's Board of
> >Directors every three months.  Aside from that, the Chair generally
> >participates in project development as an ordinary member of the PMC.
> >Under
> >normal circumstances, it is not a demanding job.
> >
> >    http://www.apache.org/dev/pmc.html#chair
> >
> >The Incubator is different because it reports monthly and aggregates the
> >reports of many podlings.  Our report is the closest thing the Incubator
> >has
> >to a product, and when done well, it offers substantial value by keeping
> >us
> >coordinated and focused.  However, well-done Incubator reports have
> >historically required substantial individual effort by the Chair.
> >
> >My primary goal as Chair will be to streamline the report procedure.  I
> >hope
> >to build institutions and increase automation in order that the Incubator
> >may
> >deliver consistently high-quality reports month after month regardless of
> >any
> >one person's availability as the board meeting approaches.
> >
> >Some ASF projects elect their PMC Chair annually; for others, the Chair
> >may
> >serve for an indefinite period.  I have proposed to serve for six months
> >and
> >then make way for someone else -- both because I have other projects I am
> >putting on hold and will want to return to, and because experience has
> >taught
> >me that rotating multiple people through a leadership role enriches the
> >community and deepens involvement.
> >
> >If all goes well, perhaps my successor will not have to work as hard as I
> >will
> >to live up to the standards set by my predecessors.
> >
> >Marvin Humphrey
> >
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Thanks
- Mohammad Nour
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