[Internal-cg] Co-chair roles document for comment
daniel.karrenberg at ripe.net
Mon Jul 21 10:07:55 UTC 2014
On 21.07.14 0:45 , Mary Uduma wrote:
> In my opinion, I would ask the ICG to rethink on the issue of
> co-chairs. I think we need only a Chairperson to fast-rack our work. It
> is always very challenging to row the boat smoothly when there are
> several captains. Moreover, ICG is not a permanent Group.
> We should cut down on bureaucracies of selecting three co-chairs with
> all the attendant "balancing" that must be considered in the process.
> Looking back at 17-18 July meeting, you will agree with me that it was
> smooth, focused and well steered.
> I will urge us to select a capable chair who can always call for
> volunteer leads on theme(s) and other adhoc task(s}.
I think Mary has spoken very wise words here. It is a pity that we have
been too far down a rat-hole to hear her when she said this during the
meeting. Maybe we can take the chance to heed her advice now.
I, for one, completely agree with her.
I also believe Alissa did an outstanding job preparing and running the
meeting. We should we look further?
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