On Thu, Aug 09, 2018 at 05:20:53PM -0400, Doug Hellmann wrote: > Excerpts from Tony Breeds's message of 2018-08-08 14:39:30 +1000: > > Hello all, > > With the PTL elections behind us it's time to start looking at the > > TC election. Our charter says: > > > > The election is held no later than 6 weeks prior to each OpenStack > > Summit (on or before ‘S-6’ week), with elections held open for no less > > than four business days. > > > > Assuming we have the same structure that gives us a timeline of: > > > > Summit is at: 2018-11-13 > > Latest possible completion is at: 2018-10-02 > > Moving back to Tuesday: 2018-10-02 > > TC Election from 2018-09-25T23:45 to 2018-10-02T23:45 > > TC Campaigning from 2018-09-18T23:45 to 2018-09-25T23:45 > > TC Nominations from 2018-09-11T23:45 to 2018-09-18T23:45 > > > > This puts the bulk of the nomination period during the PTG, which is > > sub-optimal as the nominations cause a distraction from the PTG but more > > so because the campaigning will coincide with travel home, and some > > community members take vacation along with the PTG. > > > > So I'd like to bring up the idea of moving the election forward a > > little so that it's actually the campaigning period that overlaps with > > the PTG: > > > > TC Election from 2018-09-18T23:45 to 2018-09-27T23:45 > > TC Campaigning from 2018-09-06T23:45 to 2018-09-18T23:45 > > TC Nominations from 2018-08-30T23:45 to 2018-09-06T23:45 > > > > This gives us longer campaigning and election periods. > > > > There are some advantages to doing this: > > > > * A panel style Q&A could be held formally or informally ;P > > * There's improved scope for for incoming, outgoing and staying put TC > > members to interact in a high bandwidth way. > > * In personi/private discussions with TC candidates/members. > > > > However it isn't without downsides: > > > > * Election fatigue, We've just had the PTL elections and the UC > > elections are currently running. Less break before the TC elections > > may not be a good thing. > > * TC candidates that can't travel to the PTG could be disadvantaged > > * The campaigning would all happen at the PTG and not on the mailing > > list disadvantaging community members not at the PTG. > > > > So thoughts? > > > > Yours Tony. > > > >  https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/charter.html > > Who needs to make this decision? The current TC?
I believe that the TC delegated that to the Election WG  but the governance here is a little gray/fuzzy. So I kinda think that if the TC doesn't object I can propose the patch to the election repo and you (as TC chair) can +/-1 is as you see fit. Is it fair to ask we do that shortly after the next TC office hours? Yours Tony.  https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/working-groups.html
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