[squeak-dev] Please Consider Me for the 2009 Leadership Team
edgardec2001 at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 6 20:44:27 UTC 2009
On 2/6/09 6:30 PM, "Ken Causey" <ken at kencausey.com> wrote:
> I would like you to consider voting for me in the March 1st, 2009
> Leadership Team election.
> First if you believe that the Leadership Team should be responsible for
> driving this community, then I'm NOT your man. I believe that the
> Leadership Team should restrict itself and focus on those issues that
> can have only one solution. The community, you and I, have the
> responsibility for driving. The Leadership Team's responsibility is to
> help ensure there are no obstacles in our way and to arbitrate when
> About myself:
> I've been around in one capacity or another for about 7 years. Starting
> in 2003 I assisted in the server side aspects of the Bug Fix Archive
> Viewer version 2 with Brent Vukmer.
> In 2004 I tried to start a regular schedule of harvesting parties; it
> was fun for a while but never really caught on.
> My experiences with BFAV2 led to my advocating, along with others, for a
> transition to the use of Mantis. I started a team in March of 2005 to
> move open issues from BFAV2 to Mantis and we completed that work in
> August of the same year. We continued through February of 2006 to catch
> new reports sent to the squeak-dev mailing list and create reports on
> Mantis from them and later dissolved the team in that same month. On an
> informal basis many of us continued to move reports from the mailing
> list to Mantis past this date.
> I joined the Box-Admins team in early 2005 (With the founding? I can't
> remember.) and later became the team leader which I continue to be to
> this day.
> In September of 2005 the Coordinators (later the Board, now the
> Leadership Team) selected me to expand the size of the group and I
> served in that capacity until the first election was held in February
> 2006. I was not very happy with my time in the Coordinators for
> personal reasons and other reasons frankly that I don't really remember.
> I chose not to run in the election.
> Since that time I believe that the processes within the Leadership team
> have improved somewhat as well as my personal situation and I would like
> to give it another try.
> My primary goal would be to further improve the Leadership Team
> processes with a focus on transparency. I would like to serve as a
> combination Secretary and Treasurer. As secretary I would record all
> relevent information and regularly report back to the community. As
> treasurer I would not directly hold or control fund but would track our
> financial status and keep the community updated on that.
> This is getting a little long so I'll stop here. I may have more to say
> in a separate message after I have given it a little thought.
I should say Ken is a very valuable member and ready to help foreign fools
Ken, you have my vote
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