[TC] 'V' Technical Elections

Dean Troyer dtroyer at gmail.com
Fri Dec 6 14:58:00 UTC 2019

On 12/6/19 6:56 AM, Sean McGinnis wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 05, 2019 at 11:15:45PM -0800, Kendall Nelson wrote:
>> Hello Everyone!
>> To summarize the TC office hours discussions today[1]:
>> - The majority of folks are in favor of a combined election
>> - With the combined election dates above, those TC members seat that will
>> be up for reelection will hit their term limite before we conclude the
>> election so there will be a period of time where the TC will only be 6
>> members until the election concludes.
>> - In an effor to avoid this expiration and gap in having a full TC in the
>> future, we want to amend the charter to say something about term limits
>> being '14 months or when the second election since being elected concludes'
>> or something like that-- theres another thread for that discussion '[TC]
>> Election Terms'
> Rather than stating an exact term length and running the risk of ending up in a
> similar situation in the future, I would recommend just stating term limits
> will be 'a minimum of 12 months not to exceed 16 months, based on when the next
> election aligns with overall community activities.'

The point I was making in another fork of this thread was to tie the 
exact term length to the election timing and only state approximate 
lengths here, ie including 'minimum' in the above will still set a bound 
that complicates accommodating another slightly smaller than usual cycle.


Dean Troyer
dtroyer at gmail.com

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