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From "Adunuthula, Seshu" <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Solicitation for IPMC Chair nomination
Date Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:12:33 GMT
+1 for Ted Dunning and Henry Saputra

Both are mentors of Apache Kylin and such fantastic mentors they are҆

Seshu Adunuthula

On 1/26/15, 11:16 AM, "Marvin Humphrey" <> wrote:

>+1 for Ted Dunning.
>Ted has passion for the Incubator's mission.  He is an excellent consensus
>builder, with the right mix of patience and advocacy.  He can get the job
>while sending judicious amounts of email, which is important in keeping
>traffic on general@incubator under control.  He is politically adept and
>enough to handle the challenges of interfacing with the Board and with
>organizations.  If he will take the job, the Incubator would be lucky to
>FWIW, I don't have the expectation that Ted or any other Chair will *lead*
>reform -- Apache Chairs are not executives.   But if Ted chooses to be
>be an active moderator, I have faith that he will do as well as anyone
>in guiding consensus for whatever bottom-up proposals emerge.
>Marvin Humphrey
>On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 10:45 AM, Roman Shaposhnik <> wrote:
>> Hi!
>> after making sure that there's still an Incubator
>> to be managed for the next 6-12 months, I'd like
>> to open up a discussion thread on soliciting
>> nominations for the next IPMC Chair.
>> Feel free to self-nominate or nominate folks who
>> you know. Provide a summary of your 'program'
>> or not. At this point, we want as much feedback
>> and discussion as possible. The VOTE thread will
>> come in a few weeks.
>> Things to keep in mind while thinking about nominating
>> yourself or others:
>>    1. This is a 6-12 months commitment that, based on my
>>     personal experience, would require you to allocate 7-10
>>     hours per week.
>>     2. This is a rotating Chair and you would be expected to
>>     start a similar thread in 12 months.
>>     3. From where I sit, the most important job for the new
>>     Chair for the next few months would be to help shape
>>     the incremental, actionable plan for improving the
>>     mentoring situation in the Incubator.
>>     4. The situation around 'professional student' podlings
>>     is not improving nearly quick enough (4 years without
>>     a single release? really?). Anybody who has actionable
>>     ideas on how to improve it would get my support.
>> Now, to get the ball rolling, here are the two folks I'd
>> like to suggest as future IPMC Chairs:
>>     * Ted Dunning
>>     * Henry Saputra
>> In my view, both have demonstrated an exceptional
>> understanding of the 'Apache Way', dedication to
>> mentoring podlings they are responsible for and enthusiasm
>> around bringing new communities into the ASF family.
>> On top of that, both have exercised a remarkable skill
>> in conducting public discussions and driving towards
>> consensus.
>> Thanks,
>> Roman.
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