I submitted my letter just a few minutes ago. It’s a template, doesn’t take more than 5 minutes to fill out and send in. I’m curious to see if we have more volunteers this year than in previous years with the streamlined requirements.Read more "Last Day to Submit Your Letter of Interest for the 2016 PASS Nominating Committee"
We had a decent election this year. Thanks to all four candidates – Argenis Fernandez, Jen Stirrup, Ryan Adams, and Tim Ford – for participating, and congratulations to Jen, Ryan, and Tim for being elected. PASS surely can’t survive without volunteer leaders and it’s great to see that we continue inspire members to higher levels […]Read more "Thoughts on the 2015 PASS Election"
PASS just posted Changes to the 2015 PASS Board Elections based on feedback from the 2014 NomCom. I was part of that team, so now that the process is complete I want to add some comments on the process and the results. They are, of course, my opinion only – I don’t speak for PASS or other […]Read more "Changes to the 2015 PASS Board Elections"
We’ve just wrapped up the interviews and I wanted to jot down a few thoughts on what I’ve seen from using the process that we have today: The time requirement for the NomCom members seems reasonable We still have a lot of work on explaining the “why” of the tasks so that we get year […]Read more "Thoughts On the NomCom Process"
One of the many things we’re discussing going into the 2014 PASS election is what the planned two official campaign events should be. I asked on Twitter yesterday and got some good comments, still looking for more. Last year was (I think) the first year PASS hosted live events, one in a town hall format […]Read more "A Question From The NomCom"
Interesting day yesterday. A spirited discussion on Twitter, a challenging post from candidate Mark Broadbent, and a couple good threads on the NomCom discussion forum. I’ve picked some of the points where I want to add a few notes of my own (I’m not speaking for PASS on any of these, and in most cases […]Read more "Miscellaneous Notes on the PASS NomCom and General Election"
I was interested to see that the online voting system has changed this year to one powered by Simply Voting. I’m only a lit bit sad to see the old system retired – I wrote it in about 3 hours way back when, because we needed something and it was, barely, good enough to get […]Read more "I Voted For the 2014 PASS NomCom"