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[rpd] Eligibility Criteria for PDWG chairs
fhfrediani at gmail.com
Sun Mar 28 18:36:54 UTC 2021
On 28/03/2021 15:23, Noah wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Mar 2021, 16:40 Wijdane Goubi, <wijdan.goubi at gmail.com
> <mailto:wijdan.goubi at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Regarding the point C, I find it hard to understand the need of
> having a candidate who must have at least 3 years of sufficient
> past and participative experience, which is first and foremost,
> unfair because being a member for 3 years in either AFRINIC or any
> other RIR does not make you necessarily an expert whereas there
> can be a candidate with less years of experience yet with better
> understating and expertise. That being said, the years of
> experience should be unconsidered when deciding whether the
> candidate is eligible or not.
> Years of active participation and interest in the PDP is everything
> otherwise we end up with co-chairs who "believe this and believe that"
> due to lack of active participation and following up discussions so as
> to make informed judgement.
> We don't want "believers" but rather folk who make an effort to
> objectively find consensus or rough consensus or lack of consensus
> from working group discussions and years of experience and
> participating ensures this.
> As for the point D, it is illogical as well, since it also
> categorize the candidates and privilege some of them, as there can
> be a candidate who have not participated in two AFRINIC events or
> more (face-to-face or virtual) in the past three years yet still
> have both a sufficient awareness and proficiency of the CPM as
> well as an adequate technical knowledge.
> Lack of participation should be a disqualification. There is no two
> ways around it and we should be honest with each other less we waste
> everyones time with potentially incompetent co-chairs.
Although I mentioned point D should not be a hard requirement in my view
as long the candidate meet all others, I fully agree with the statement
to not waste everyone time with potentially incompetent co-chairs
> In any case, using the RPD list as a voter register is unacceptable
> for reasons such is pseudo accounts aka sock puppets and potential for
> ballot stuffing through multiple subscription like the 170 subscribers
> towards the co-chair elections in 2020 and who know how many more as
> of 2021.
Agree as well.
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