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To: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
From: Tiziano Müller <dev-zero@g.o>
Subject: Re: Secretary & President
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2009 11:01:42 +0100
Am Freitag, den 06.02.2009, 14:12 -0800 schrieb Donnie Berkholz:
> On 10:26 Fri 06 Feb     , Tiziano Müller wrote:
> > While dberkholz does a great job of putting together an agenda,
> > organizing the meeting and even putting together a summary afterwards,
> > it seems that he's quiet busy lately (hence the missing logs/summary of
> > the last two meetings).
> > For my understanding this is too much of a burden for one person and I'd
> > propose that we have a changing President/Chairman (who'll prepare the
> > agenda) and a changing Secretary (who'll upload the logs and do the
> > summary). With the current ~100 meetings a year everyone of us would
> > have to do the summary and the agenda 14-15 times a year.
> To provide some context, I basically began doing these two roles by 
> default when I was first elected to the council, since nobody else was 
> particularly interested.
> I agree that splitting president and secretary into separate roles is a 
> great idea. I feel strongly that rotating these positions often will 
> result in both roles being ineffective, because it takes time to get 
> even decent at either of them. Does anyone want to return to the 4-hour 
> meetings we used to have?

Can you maybe outline the tasks the Secretary has to do besides
uploading the log and generate a summary and where it gets complicated?
Because I currently can't immagine where these tasks need much of a
But we can also decide that everyone does it four times in a row to make
sure people don't take it in stride.

Tiziano Müller
Gentoo Linux Developer, Council Member
Areas of responsibility:
  Samba, PostgreSQL, CPP, Python, sysadmin
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