Re: Tech ctte tweaks
On 2/7/06, Steve Langasek <email@example.com> wrote:
> It seems to contradict 6.1.7 of the constitution as written to have an
> automatically rotating chair, however. Are we amending the constitution (no
> way to get that done by the 15th), or is this just an informal agreement for
> each chair to vacate after a term of two months?
I don't think we need to amend the constitution for that.
I mean, the constitution says that the vote for the committee chair
begins a week before the chair would be vacated, and that all
members are nominated.
For Anthony's proposal, (which I think Ian tentatively agreed to) the chair
would (assuming I'm right about Ian's agreement) be vacated on 15 Feb,
which means that voting opens on 8 Feb. [That's today.]
We are approaching this from a different angle than the constitution
implies -- we not only have everyone on the ballot, we have
everyone on the ballot in a scheduled fashion. But unless someone
in the committee raises a serious objection to this approach, I
don't see that it should be a problem.
I'll vote in favor of this proposal -- contingent on Ian's continued