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From: "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] [GLEP 39 overhaul] Does the council need a lead?
Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2010 12:48:32
Message-Id: 4BCAFF97.10203@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] [GLEP 39 overhaul] Does the council need a lead? by Nirbheek Chauhan
On 04/18/2010 03:45 PM, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 5:36 PM, Petteri Räty <betelgeuse@g.o> wrote: >> On 04/18/2010 12:23 PM, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: >>> On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 5:19 AM, Denis Dupeyron <calchan@g.o> wrote: >>>> Does the council need a lead? All top-level projects have a lead >>>> except the council. Should we maintain this exception? >>>> >>>> How do we elect a lead? Do the developers do it or should it be left >>>> to the newly elected council members? >>>> >>> >>> What role will a council lead play? Will the role be similar to the >>> speaker of the house (ie, only manage the meetings and cast the >>> tie-breaking vote), or more like the head of the cabinet of ministers >>> (take the final decision based on input from other members)? >>> >> >> Having someone dedicated in charge of agendas and charing meetings is >> useful at least. >> > > Didn't we have a secretary in charge of agendas once? And well, > chairing of meetings could simply be rotated amongst the council > members. >
The person in charge can still delegate to a secretary. The point is he would make sure to remind and replace him if the secretary goes MIA. Regards, Petteri

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