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From Roman Shaposhnik <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Solicitation for IPMC Chair nomination
Date Mon, 02 Feb 2015 11:32:58 GMT
Last call for [self-]nominations!

It has been a week since the original email and I'd like
to keep the thread going for a day or two and then start
the official vote so we wrap it up in time for this months
board resolution.


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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