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From "Arnaud Héritier" <>
Subject Re: Welcome our new VP of Apache Maven, Hervé Boutemy
Date Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:41:19 GMT
Congratulations Hervé. 

Thanks a lot Stephen for this year. 
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On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 11:42 PM, Stephen Connolly
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> The role of VP of maven is more a technical and legal responsibility in
> that the ASF board requires an officer of the foundation to delegate the
> powers vested in the PMC to.
> A few years back, John Casey suggested that we should try rotating this
> burden amongst the PMC on a yearly-ish basis.
> I have been PMC chair for the last year, and it has been fun times, but
> when I took the unlucky victim role I said it would be for one year only.
> True to my word, I asked the PMC to nominate a replacement. Hervé was
> selected and at the most recent board meeting I was released from these
> responsibilities with board approving Hervé as our new VP
> Everyone please congratulate Hervé on being our next unlucky victim!
> Please also remember that it is the community that determines the direction
> of this project. The PMC is there to ensure the project plays by the rules,
> the PMC chair is here to serve the project, board and PMC.
> I wish Hervé all the best for his stint... And I won't fear taking the
> baton up again next time ;-)
> - Stephen
> -- 
> Sent from my phone
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