[Internal-cg] Co-chair roles document for comment

Joseph Alhadeff joseph.alhadeff at oracle.com
Mon Jul 21 10:13:41 UTC 2014

I would ask members to use the time frames requested to both comment on numbers as well as on the description of thr role.  I would also ask that if we go with one chair we have some form of backup if the one chair can not make a meeting.

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-----Original Message-----

From: Daniel Karrenberg [daniel.karrenberg at ripe.net]
Received: Monday, 21 Jul 2014, 12:08PM
To: Mary Uduma [mnuduma at yahoo.com]; internal-cg at icann.org [internal-cg at icann.org]
Subject: Re: [Internal-cg] Co-chair roles document for comment

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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