[ripe-chair-discuss] Status of RIPE Chair discussion?
Jim Reid jim at rfc1035.com
Wed May 17 20:23:07 CEST 2017
> On 17 May 2017, at 19:09, Nigel Titley <nigel at titley.com> wrote: > > On 17/05/17 16:49, Job Snijders wrote: >> If we as community can manage to put together an Executive Board, a team >> of Arbiters, and a Program Committee, surely we can manage to figure out >> how and who should appointed a RIPE chair. > > I would respectfully remind you that the EB is elected by the RIPE NCC > members and the Arbiters are appointed by the General meeting. Neither > are actually put together by "The Community" (tm). Note too that all three groups are different, have different roles and are selected in different ways. This is healthy. There’s no quest (yet) to apply exactly one all-singing, all-dancing appointment process for all of them. Therefore it doesn’t follow that we have to use one of those methods for selecting a RIPE Chair. I hope we settle on the right method for the matter at hand, whatever method that might be.