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On 04/18/2010 03:45 PM, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 5:36 PM, Petteri Räty <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On 04/18/2010 12:23 PM, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
>>> On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 5:19 AM, Denis Dupeyron <email@example.com> 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
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.