On 11/17/2014 11:35 AM, Hayes, Graham wrote: > On 17/11/14 16:18, Anita Kuno wrote: >> In the last two elections there was a program that was in the last hours >> of the nomination period before someone stepped up to lead. Currently >> there is no process for how to address leadership for a program should >> the nomination period expire without a someone stepping forward. I would >> like to discuss this with the goal of having a process should this >> situation arise. >> >> By way of kicking things off, I would like to propose the following process: >> Should the nomination period expire and no PTL candidate has stepped >> forward for the program in question, the program will be identified to >> the TC by the election officials. >> The TC can appoint a leadership candidate by mutual agreement of the >> TC and the candidate in question. >> The appointed candidate has all the same responsibilities and >> obligations as a self-nominated, elected PTL. >> >> I welcome ideas and discussion on the above situation and proposed solution. >> >> Thank you, >> Anita. >> >> _______________________________________________ >> OpenStack-dev mailing list >> OpenStackemail@example.com >> http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev >> > > Would a by-election be an option - with the TC appointment being a last > resort? I personally think as many options for a vote as possible is a > good idea. Is there technical / administrative barriers to a by-election? A by-election with whom?
If noone came forward during the nomination period, why would there be an expectation that someone would come forward during a nomination period after the nomination period? > > Also, something to consider - would the TC nomination be required to be > an ATC in that Program? I assume that the TC would try and find a > someone within the program, but if a program did not have anyone willing > to be the PTL, should outside candidates be considered? That is a good question. I have no proposal here. > > I am not advocating yes or no on the second point, just putting it out > for discussion. > > Graham Thanks for your thoughts Graham, Anita. > > > _______________________________________________ > OpenStack-dev mailing list > OpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackemail@example.com http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev