[openstack-dev] [tc] [election] NON nomination for TC

Shamail Tahir itzshamail at gmail.com
Tue Oct 3 13:18:45 UTC 2017

> On Oct 3, 2017, at 8:16 AM, Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org> wrote:
> Sean Dague wrote:
>> I'd like to announce that after 4 years serving on the OpenStack
>> Technical Committee, I will not be running in this fall's
>> election. Over the last 4 years we've navigated some rough seas
>> together, including the transition to more inclusion of projects, the
>> dive off the hype curve, the emergence of real interoperability
>> between clouds, and the beginnings of a new vision of OpenStack
>> pairing with more technologies beyond our community.
>> There remains a ton of good work to be done. But it's also important
>> that we have a wide range of leaders to do that. Those opportunities
>> only exist if we make space for new leaders to emerge. Rotational
>> leadership is part of what makes OpenStack great, and is part of what
>> will ensure that this community lasts far beyond any individuals
>> within it.
>> I plan to still be around in the community, and contribute where
>> needed. So this is not farewell. However it will be good to see new
>> faces among the folks leading the next steps in the community.
>> I would encourage all members of the community that are interested in
>> contributing to the future of OpenStack to step forward and run. It's
>> important to realize what the TC is and can be. This remains a
>> community driven by consensus, and the TC reflects that. Being a
>> member of the TC does raise your community visibility, but it does not
>> replace the need to listen, understand, communicate clearly, and
>> realize that hard work comes through compromise.
>> Good luck to all our candidates this fall, and thanks for letting me
>> represent you the past 4 years.
> Thanks Sean for your service on the TC.
> Your experience and knowledge of open source development dynamics will
> be missed ! I really appreciated your insights and grounded perspective
> in difficult governance discussions that we had to navigate together. I
> hope you'll still be able to weigh in on some of those, even if you
> won't participate in formal votes anymore.

Thank you for demonstrating leadership through your actions. We really appreciated your involvement in ops meetups and actively asking for user feedback.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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