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From Rodric Rabbah <rod...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ACTION REQUIRED] Nominations for PMC Chair for TLP graduation resolution
Date Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:39:19 GMT
A one year rotation makes sense to me. 

I’d like to nominate Dave Grove for consideration. Dave is engaged on the general list,
and I’ve consulted him many times on the Apache Way and for pointers to Apache docs. He’s
also lead several releases and followed up on issues noted during voting to tighten our processes
in line with Apache requirements. And he’s authored/submitted more than one report for our
poddling (something I haven’t done yet ;).

-r

> On Jun 19, 2019, at 6:14 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> On Wed, Jun 19, 2019 at 11:48 AM Justin Mclean <jmclean@apache.org> wrote:
>> ...Just a reminder, the chair is not a leadership role, but it it more a secretarial
and admin role...
> 
> I was going to say that!
> 
> In extreme cases the chair might have to make decisions on behalf of
> the PMC but in 19 years at Apache I don't remember this happening.
> 
> The chair's role is really one of liaison with the Board, as Justin says.
> 
> That doesn't mean it's not a cool role, but we shouldn't put a heavier
> burden on their shoulders than this!
> 
> I support Rodric's nomination, and if there's a need note that we can
> also discuss and vote on this on the private list if preferred (as
> it's about people), and even use http://steve.apache.org/ for
> anonymous voting if people think this is required. I don't, but wanted
> to mention those options.
> 
> Also, I think it's good to rotate the chair's role regularly, so that
> more people know how that works. So I'd suggest agreeing that this
> nomination is for one year initially.
> 
> -Bertrand

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