[all][elections][ptl][tc] Combined PTL/TC Nominations Kickoff

Jay Bryant jungleboyj at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 20:06:29 UTC 2020

On 3/26/2020 5:52 AM, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> Re: TC seats, I'd like to encourage people with operational experience 
> of OpenStack to run for election.
> We have lots of OpenStack users. Our focus today is more on 
> continuously improving the experience of running OpenStack. Filling 
> the gaps rather than developing radically-new breaking features. 
> Integrating with other open infrastructure software that you run 
> alongside it.
> So, in governance and key policy decisions, we rely on the feedback of 
> people that have practical experience operating the software. Having 
> more of those directly involved in the TC will facilitate that 
> feedback loop, and make sure we take into account a wide variety of 
> situations.
> Being on the TC is not as time consuming as you might think. The 
> time-consuming part is trying to stay on top of what's happening with 
> OpenStack: I would say that being on the TC just adds a max of two 
> hours per week (reviewing proposed changes, chiming in on governance 
> discussions on the mailing-list, attending some weekly office hours or 
> the monthly meeting). But it is a great way to make sure the direction 
> of the software is aligned to your needs as an OpenStack user, and the 
> needs of other users in a similar situation.
> Thanks for considering it!
Just wanted to echo Thierry's words here as a new TC Member this year.

Would love to see more users/operators joining us and bringing new 

The additional time commitment has not been significant and being a part 
of the TC has given me a new perspective of the OpenStack community that 
I feel has been beneficial.

So, if you are able, please take the time to consider this opportunity!


(IRC: jungleboyj)

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