[openstack-dev] TC Candidacy

Elizabeth K. Joseph lyz at princessleia.com
Wed Apr 22 02:08:40 UTC 2015


On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 5:29 PM, Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Stackers,
> I'd like to continue serving on the Technical Committee, and I'm asking for
> your votes in the upcoming elections.
> Here's my ask of you, dear voter:
> #1.
> Please do NOT vote for me just because you may recognize my name being
> around the OpenStack community for a long time. Being a long-time member of
> something does not make me any more able to offer creative solutions to our
> problems than someone who's been in our community for a year or so.
> #2.
> Please do NOT vote for me just because I'm currently on the Technical
> Committee and have served on the TC in the past. There is no "carry-over"
> power that someone that has served on the TC in the past brings with them to
> bear on future TCs. Ideas and a person's ability to debate the issues fairly
> and concisely are what determines the effectiveness of a TC member, not the
> length of time they have served on the TC.
> #3.
> Please do NOT vote for me because you think I am (often unduly) outspoken or
> critical about certain particular issues that you find dear. Even if you
> hate XML as much as I do or would love to see API extensions die in a fire,
> you shouldn't vote for me just because you happen to agree with me on those
> particulars. The TC is not about squabbling and religious wars. It's about
> BIG ideas and listening to the viewpoints of others and seeing how the
> OpenStack contributor ecosystem can be shaped by those ideas in meaningful
> ways.
> #4.
> Please DO vote for me because you think I will fairly consider the
> viewpoints of the other TC members -- whomever they happen to be.
> #5.
> Please DO vote for me because you think I will be diligent in gathering the
> feedback of our disparate and excellent contributor teams, and critically,
> use that feedback to make our OpenStack community better for us all.
> #6.
> Please DO vote for me if you believe I will be an advocate for OpenStack's
> contributor community in the broader open source ecosystem, and continue to
> further the ideals of our four Opens [1].
> Thanks much,
> -jay
> [1] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Open
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Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph || Lyz || pleia2

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