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[tc] cdent non-nomination for TC


Thank you so much for all you have done as a member of the TC!

Amy (spotz)

On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 6:41 AM Chris Dent <cdent+os at anticdent.org> wrote:

> Next week sees the start of election season for the TC [1]. People
> often worry that incumbents always get re-elected so it is
> considered good form to announce if you are an incumbent and do
> not intend to run.
> I do not intend to run. I've done two years and that's enough. When
> I was first elected I had no intention of doing any more than one
> year but at the end of the first term I had not accomplished much of
> what I hoped, so stayed on. Now, at the end of the second term I
> still haven't accomplished much of what I hoped, so I think it is
> time to focus my energy in the places where I've been able to get
> some traction and give someone elseâ??someone with a different
> approachâ??a chance.
> If you're interested in being on the TC, I encourage you to run. If
> you have questions about it, please feel free to ask me, but also
> ask others so you get plenty of opinions. And do your due diligence:
> Make sure you're clear with yourself about what the TC has been,
> is now, what you would like it to be, and what it can be.
> Elections are fairly far in advance of the end of term this time
> around. I'll continue in my TC responsibilities until the end of
> term, which is some time in April. I'm not leaving the community or
> anything like that, I'm simply narrowing my focus. Over the past
> several months I've been stripping things back so I can be sure that
> I'm not ineffectively over-committing myself to OpenStack but am
> instead focusing where I can be most useful and make the most
> progress. Stepping away from the TC is just one more part of that.
> Thanks very much for the experiences and for the past votes.
> [1] https://governance.openstack.org/election/
> --
> Chris Dent                       Ù©â??̯â??Û¶           https://anticdent.org/
> freenode: cdent                                         tw: @anticdent
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