[Linux-aus] LA constitution/election/terms/ctte/handover change proposal

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 8 17:50:58 EST 2008

On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 8:57 PM, Terry Dawson <terry at linux.org.au> wrote:
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> Peter Lieverdink wrote:
>> So, I was thinking it might be good if the structure of the organisation
>> and elections was such that these problems are minimised; ie: make it
>> impossible to swap out the entire council in a single election.
>> To this end, I have some suggestions:
>> 1) The council will consist of 8 elected individuals.
>> 2) People will be elected into positions for 2 (two) years.
>> 3) At each election, only 4 positions are open, not all 8.
> I like this aspect of the proposal and think it's worthy of proposal on
> its own. Continuity is very important, and unlike LCA, the LA council
> doesn't have any event similar to Ghosts to perform a handover each
> round, it's sudden death, and the more council members change, the more
> dramatic the handover.
> Terry

I agree with this part of the proposal, too. Continuity is really
important and this totally solves that problem.


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