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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] [PMC] Proposed PMC Chair
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2012 21:03:40 GMT

On Sep 27, 2012, at 2:54 PM, Andrew Rist wrote:

> I would like to nominate Andrea Pescetti.
> Andrea is one of the most active and well respected members of the project, and I believe
he would make a great PMC Chair.

I agree.

Regards,
Dave

> 
> Andrew
> 
> 
> 
> On 9/27/2012 2:42 PM, Andrew Rist wrote:
>> Moving right along...
>> 
>> I'd like to restart the discussion over choosing a PMC Chair.  The previous proposed
process was discussed in:
>> http://markmail.org/message/mrgnjtiuum5bovjd
>> I'd like to take up where that left off.
>> 
>> Here is the process (with minor modifications) from the original:
>> 
>>   You can read about the duties of a PMC Chair here:
>>   http://www.apache.org/dev/pmc.html#chair
>> 
>>   1) Nominations would be open for 72 hours.  Anyone can nominate
>>   someone for the role.  Self-nominations are fine.  And of course
>>   nominations can be declined.
>> 
>>   2) If there is only one nomination, then we are done, provided there
>>   are no sustained objections.
>> 
>>   3) If there is more than one nomination we discuss on the list for
>>   another 72 hours.  Discussion would primarily be on ooo-dev, but some
>>   subjects might be directed to ooo-private.
>> 
>>   4) If after 72-hours discussion there are still two or more nominees
>>   then we vote.  Everyone would be welcome to vote, but binding votes
>>   would be from PPMC members.  If there are more than 2 candidates,
>>   there will be a run-off vote between the top two nominees if none of
>>   the nominees receive an outright majority.
>> 
>> 
>> (note: the last item was changed from the original - nothing more complicated than
a two way run-off is needed, as it is unlikely we have more than two nominees.)
>> I think this process is straight forward enough that we should just begin the process
now.
>> 
>> Andrew
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 


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