[IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] meeting reminder
sverma at sfsu.edu
Sun Dec 4 00:34:21 EST 2016
On Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 8:21 PM, Dave Crossland <dave at lab6.com> wrote:
> I checked the http://meeting.sugarlabs.org/sugar-meeting/2016-12-02 log -
> sorry I couldn't make it, was in transit at that time. Sameer, sorry to hear
> about your colleague. No pressure, just looking forward to your next
> installment - when you can :)
Thank you. Apart from the personal loss, we've had to pick up his
classes, which has been difficult to manage along with everything
else. I do have some stuff lined up for us. My semester ends in two
> On 2 December 2016 at 12:36, Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I would assume they do wish to stand for re-election.
> Tony, Jose Miguel, and Claudia, please could you reply to this email
> confirming or denying your wish to stand for reelection in 2017.
>> The publicity on this has been terrible.
> Actually non-existent, because there is nothing to publicize.
>> I don't know who is in charge,
> No one is in charge.
I am the SLOB rep, but would prefer a non-SLOB to chair the elections.
Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Professor, Information Systems
San Francisco State University
>> but they should have made sure they sent several reminders of deadlines to
>> file for candidacy. In fact, was there ever an announcement sent out to all
>> of the membership asking if they wish to run and giving deadlines and a
>> timeline? I didn't see even one. This has always been done in the past. It
>> looks like someone is trying to rig the election! (Sorry... but that is how
>> some of us from the US feel about elections right now!
> There is no election to be rigged ;)
> On 2 December 2016 at 18:45, Laura Vargas <laura at somosazucar.org> wrote:
>> What I don't understand is why it wasn't made (or delegated) on time? this
>> should have been done in September-October and November, don't you agree?
> Well, sure - shoulda woulda coulda :)
> I said I would do some things, and I did not do them, and no one else has
> said anything about any of this.... I apologise.
> - I ought to have been more proactive, and said in September when all my
> time got taken with my employment that I wouldn't be able to do anything, as
> I had said I would
> - Each SLOB ought to have been more proactive, realised the obligation to
> run the election, and solicited a new volunteer
> - Anyone else active in the community could have been more proactive on this
> But no one was. Alas!
> Now, rather than focusing on who in this very small community ought to have
> done, I suggest we all focus on moving forwards and suggest what we may do
> as next steps.
> I am unlikely to have any real spare time from now until mid-January. I'm
> happy for anyone to ask me to do something and I'll do what I can, but
> basically I'm checked out until then.
> # https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRh_vgS2dFE #
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