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

John Griffith john.griffith8 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 20:22:56 UTC 2017

On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 10:03 AM, Sean Dague <sean at dague.net> 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.
>         -Sean
> --
> Sean Dague
> http://dague.net
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It's already been said by others, but in my opinion, can't be stated enough
that you sir are indeed a true leader and for many of us a role model in
the community.  I've been happy to see you on the TC over all of these
years, you've earned my respect and admiration and you've done a fantastic
job as a member of the TC.
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