[ALAC] CONSENSUS CALL: Reconstitution of CROPP Review Team

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Fri Mar 6 18:38:48 UTC 2015


As I said when I cancelled the Consensus Call, the discussion will resume when I return. I will not have the bandwidth to follow the discussion until then.

Alan
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On March 6, 2015 12:33:42 PM EST, Judith Hellerstein <judith at jhellerstein.com> wrote:
>HI Alan,
>
>It is not, but that could be after the fact and not before we choose
>people. Once we select them then they will become a member of those
>groups, but to restrict the selection to have to be a member of those 2
>groups prior to selection restricts the selection. 
>
>Judith
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>Opening Telecom & Technology Opportunities Worldwide On 3/6/2015 12:29
>PM, Alan Greenberg wrote:
>
>Is joining one of the "parent" groups really too onerous?
>
>Alan
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>On March 6, 2015 10:41:36 AM EST, Judith Hellerstein
><judith at jhellerstein.com> wrote: 
>
>HI Alan, I am not saying to put some one in a decision making role who
>is not active in any committee. I agree, I do not think this would be
>effective. I am just saying we should not have to restrict ourselves to
>only choosing some one who is a member/participant of the Outreach and
>Finance and Budget. We may want to choose some one who was an active
>member of another At Large working group or Committee. I think we
>should not restrict our choice to only those two committees. If some
>one is active on another committee RALO leaders may want to try and
>convince them to become the CROPP RT or join that committee if we think
>it would be a good fit for that person. I am just seeking to get this
>chance. I think this is also what Ali was also asking? I really thought
>that this was the addition was what Cheryl had put forward which is why
>I did not say anything in Singapore. Cheers!! Judith
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>Judith Hellerstein, Founder & CEO Hellerstein & Associates 3001 Veazey
>Terrace NW, Washington DC 20008 Phone: (202) 362-5139 Skype ID:
>judithhellerstein E-mail: Judith at jhellerstein.com Website:
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>Opening Telecom & Technology Opportunities Worldwide On 3/6/2015 10:01
>AM, Alan Greenberg wrote: 
>
>Judith, It is extremely important to get new people actively involved.
>Putting someone who is NOT actively involved an has no history in
>At-Large in a decision-making role is not, in my mind, the way to go.
>More specifically, giving someone decision making responsibility relate
>d to outreach and budget when they have shown no interest in either is
>not how I, as a hopefully responsible manager, would choose to go.
>Moreover, if you read the requirements carefully, the person to be
>selected did not have to be a formal MEMBER of the SC, just a
>Participant. Both the FBSC and the planned O&E SC are open. All it
>takes to become a participant is to send an e-mail to Staff saying they
>want to be on the SC. In any case, please see my next message on this
>subject. Alan At 06/03/2015 08:24 AM, Judith Hellerstein wrote: 
>
>Dear Olivier, I agree with Ali. What I thought Cheryl was suggesting in
>Singapore that the RALO can select a person to be the Cropp RT who is
>not currently on the outreach or budget. We want to expand the pool and
>the best way of doing this is to find people who are active
>contributors in one other forum and get them to take on a new role. We
>need to find a way to energize people in the RALOs to take on new
>responsibilities and one way of doing this is to ask people who have
>contributed in some other groups to take on a mor active role and
>become a cropp rt. We ate not going to choose people who will not be
>good at this as in NARALO we already have had the experience of having
>a person who is not active on any committees we want to avoid this and
>at the same time get new blood and new people interested in becoming
>involved and asking them to take a job is one way of doing this and is
>why I thought Cheryl had suggested this. If we are restricted to
>choosing people who currently are on outreach or budget it really
>constricts us on who we can appoint and then makes us choose some one
>who is already acti ve and not get a way to get more people active in
>leadership roles. The CROPP RT role is an important role but it is not
>so time consuming so is a good way to have a past contributor at
>meetings and working groups, just not these 2 specific ones, become
>more active These are my thoughts Judith 


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