Thoughts on Executive Committee? (Was Re: [EuroPython] Version 0.0.1 of CFP announcement)

Tom Deprez Tom Deprez" <
Mon, 10 Mar 2003 19:17:26 +0100

In the future I even don't reply anymore to these kind of messages.


>Nicolas Chauvat wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 09, 2003 at 02:45:43PM +0100, Tom Deprez wrote:
>> Paul Everitt wrote:
>>> MAL brings up a point that should be addressed pronto.  Do we want
>>> an 
>>> Conference Executive Committee?  If so, who is it and what is their
>>> responsibility?
>>> I'll give my response here:
>>> a. Yes.
>> Yes, for making decission if it stalls.
> To make decision if time is short you only need one person. The one
> that makes decision. In my opinion, there is a single person that's
> eligible, Denis Frere, who is taking all the risks with his
> association P3B and with local organisation.   
> It sounds like he has a lot to do already and not much time to spend
> on the list, but he should be the "executive committee" himself.
> Others are nice guys that spend time helping and that will make the
> thing real.   
> Denis/P3B is the one that paid last year to fill the small deficit,
> Denis/P3B will take risks with money this year again. Denis decides,
> others help.  
>>> b. Dunno
> Denis' responsibility is to take decisions when needed.
> Others' responsibility is to make sure the whole thing happens and
> never rely on Denis to do all the work.