[NA-Discuss] Draft NARALO Operating Procedures

Evan Leibovitch evan at telly.org
Thu Aug 8 17:16:03 UTC 2013

Actually, in almost all of these cases there were multiple people
considering the positions. In the conversation leading to consensus, some
dropped out to enable a single consensus candidate.

Where no such consensus was possible between the people considering running
and other NARALO members, there was a secret vote.

I still don't think this point needs changing.  Secret votes still happen,
but the region is enabled (and indeed is encouraged) to use consensus where

On 8 August 2013 10:40, Alan Greenberg <alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca> wrote:

>  Evan, were there ever cases where there were more candidates than slots
> and consensus was used?  Alan
> At 08/08/2013 04:34 AM, Evan Leibovitch wrote:
> On 6 August 2013 10:15, Alan Greenberg <alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca > wrote:
>  At 06/08/2013 08:31 AM, Thompson, Darlene wrote:
>  #12 refers to ALAC members being chosen by a rough consensus process.
> This has never been done.  It has always been done by a voting process.
> The rough consensus wording should rather be used for routine decisions.
> I am happy to make such a change if there is such a will.
> I wouldn't say never.
> NARALO's first two non-ALAC reps -- Robert and Beau - were chosen by
> consensus, no vote was ever taken. I believe that Gareth's selection as
> well as my first, were also done that way.
> I would prefer to keep the option so to allow for the flexibility.
> - Evan

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