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Re: [Debconf-team] Team Rota

On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 07:52:27PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 07:38:32PM +0100, Kevin Campbell wrote:
> >Ok, a quick note of what was discussed earlier.
> >
> >We need two separate rotas, it's clear that just one person isn't
> >working. We're going to split into the following.
> >
> >    * On-call orga team member
> >        
> >        Needs to be on-site. Should only be off-site should situations
> >         arise.
> >        Phone number to be left with front desk and with teviot staff
> >        Escalations go via this person to other members of the orga team
> >         as appropriate. They need contact details for all other
> >        Should check teviot at close time and ensure that everything is
> >         tidied up and all people are out of the building
> >
> >    * Front desk receiption
> >        
> >        Issue food tokens
> >        Hand out delegate badges
> >        Check authenticity for people who aren't listed
> >        Point of contact for arriving attendees, can point people where
> >         they need to go
> >        Need to take things seriously - dealing with reasonalby large
> >         sums of money. Problems will arise if mistakes are made, eg:
> >         a full set of food tokens costs us > 100 GBP
> >
> >Daniel Baumann and Ralph Amissah have kindly offered to man the desk
> >for some time. We need more trust worthy people who can handle this.
> Yup, agreed.
> My suggestion (just discussed with Kevin IRL): 7-hour sessions are
> much too long - people will get bored, and won't want to miss an
> entire night out (for example). If we drop it to 3- (or even 2-) hour
> sessions then it means we need more people to cover, but nobody really
> misses out.

I'm in agreement with this. Only trouble with the reduced hours is
ensuring that things are working. People are going to be late/etc.

7 hour sessions are fine for the on-call orga member, but not for the 
front desk.

I've updated the wiki accordingly.


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