[KI-LC] New version of Operating Procedures

Andrew Hughes andrewhughes3000 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 04:50:24 UTC 2018

Hi Ken - I understand the need, but don’t think it serves us well to allow
instant turn-around all-member ballots.

AMBs are not only to register positive approvals, but also to register
objections. It would be a difficult position to defend if a member was
unavailable for one day, missed both the call and close of a ballot, then
tried to object.

A quirk of numbers is that the entire LC could almost make AMB quorum,
especially if a couple more groups are created.

So it might just be better to allow LC to approve such things directly
rather that pretending to increase oversight by AMB.


On Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 2:54 AM Ken Dagg <kendaggtbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> Andrew,
> Based on IAWG’s attempt to publish the recent revisions it made to the IAF
> SAC, I would like to suggest the following modification to Section
> (All-Member Ballot for Recommendation Approval) of the Operating
> Procedures. This modification will enable the LC to authorize a zero day
> All-Member Ballot period for revisions that have no impact on affected
> parties (e.g., CSPs or Assessors). The impact of the revision will allow
> revisions to be put into place as soon as possible to meet operational
> requirements.
> Ken
> ================
> SECTION All-Member Ballot for Recommendation Approval
> The LC Secretary shall then initiate the All-Member Ballot. This ballot
> shall be conducted electronically and shall be open for a minimum of 15
> days.
> The voting record by the All-Member ballot shall be publicly available
> upon completion of the ballot.
> NOTE: The LC can, by Super Majority vote of the LC, reduce the duration of
> the All-Member Ballot period for non-material editorial changes to a
> Kantara Initiative Candidate Recommendation. The decision must take into
> consideration the impact of changes on affected parties (e.g., CSPs,
> Assessors). The decision and rationale shall be reported to the Board of
> Directors at the next Board of Directors meeting.
> A notice describing the All-Member Ballot period reduction shall be
> included as part of the voting record for the All-Member ballot.
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 11:44 PM Andrew Hughes <andrewhughes3000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi everyone: Ken Dagg, Colin and I have been working on a new set of
>> Operating Procedures that align to the current version of Bylaws and also
>> incorporate a bunch of new material on publication processes.
>> Here's the final draft version - I don't expect you to read the whole
>> thing - but please skim through if you have 30 minutes or so sometime - we
>> have untangled some difficult text and hopefully clarified how certain
>> procedures should be performed.
>> Once this is through all the approvals, it will be converted to HTML &
>> short task-based index pages will be created (for example a page for the
>> regular operation of a Work Group could be made - including all the things
>> you need to know how to do as a Chair/Vice)
>> andrew.
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