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Reminder: Open nominations for Program Committee members
- From: Steve Feldman
- Date: Wed Jun 08 17:35:10 2005
Just a reminder that nominations for the three open NANOG Program
Committee positions are due by Friday!
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From: Steve Feldman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, 28 May 2005 18:24:06 -0700
Subject: Open nominations for Program Committee members
There are currently three vacant positions on the NANOG Program
Committee. According to the draft charter:
"... the three Program Committee seats vacant as of May 2005
will be filled through appointment by the current committee
after an open nomination process."
Accordingly, the committee is soliciting nominations for these open
positions, from now through Friday, June 10, 2005.
** Procedure **
To nominate yourself or someone else, please send mail to
email@example.com with the following information, no later than
Friday, June 10:
- Your name
- Nominee's name (if not you)
- Nominee's email address
- Nominee's phone number
- Reasons why you believe the nominee is qualified to serve
on the Program Committee.
A committee member will contact each of the nominees to verify
interest and possibly request additional information.
Once all nominations have been received, the committee will
begin selecting the three new members from among the nominees.
The results will be announced to the nanog-announce list.
** Eligibility **
The draft charter states:
"To be eligible to be appointed as a member of the Program
Committee, an individual must have attended one NANOG meeting
within the prior calendar year (12 months). "
** Duties **
Again quoting the draft charter:
"The Program Committee is responsible for motivating/soliciting
people to submit interesting talks, selecting the submissions which
seem most appropriate (with some attention to presentation skills),
and following up with speakers after acceptances to ensure that
presentations are completed in time, with ample warning of potential
problems with the presentation."
"Each member of the Program Committee must review all presentations
submitted for each meeting. The Chair may excuse a member from
one meeting's review cycle due to extenuating circumstances, but
if a member misses two meetings in a row, he or she may be removed
from the committee."
** Length of term **
These appointments are temporary (as are those for the rest of the
current committee), lasting only until the October 2005 meeting.
The draft charter does require that the Steering Committee in forming
their first appointed Program Committee, carry forward at least
half the current members as of that time.
If you have any further questions, please post to the nanog list,
contact me directly, or entire committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finally, on behalf of the Program Committee, I would like to thank
our three outgoing members, Barry Raveendran Greene, kc claffy, and
Curtis Villamizar, for their years of dedicated service to NANOG
and the Internet operations community.
 The draft charter is available at http://www.nanog.org/charter05.html
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