Call for nominations: Developer Membership Board

Dan Streetman dan.streetman at canonical.com
Sun Feb 9 18:21:17 UTC 2020


On Sat, Feb 8, 2020 at 8:26 PM Seth Arnold <seth.arnold at canonical.com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Feb 07, 2020 at 09:21:10AM +0100, Christian Ehrhardt wrote:
> > P.S. Just an opinion and entirely up to you, the alternating meeting time
> > is hard to plan for everyone.
>
> I haven't kept close track of the meetings but my impression is that most
> of them end with "well, there's no quorum, sorry you showed up,

I have kept close track, and unfortunately the DMB only reached quorum
38.46% of the time in 2019 (10 of 26 meetings).

> lets do
> this next time or over email".

Email voting has been done by the DMB very rarely; for example, there
is currently a vote by email pending since Feb 3 (6 days ago), after a
7 day period for any questions from the DMB (Jan 27 - Feb 3), and only
2 DMB members have provided a vote so far.

>
> It's hard to have enthusiasm for this.

I agree.

>
> Can we replace the meeting with something else entirely, something that
> fits better into the schedules of distributed, busy, people?

I have submitted myself as a nominee for the DMB, and if elected (if
there are enough interested candidates to have an election) I hope to
help improve this process.

>
> Thanks
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