RE: [council] Incoming Council members was Re:  NCA input to House placement
If that is the case I object to them participating as 'observers'.
We have been criticised recently for not spending enough time solving problems.
I don't see how having to spend time on a call "backfilling" new Councillors
will be productive. Let them participate and listen to the discussions but not
contribute - let them do that through the existing members.
Secondly, I believe that the old members are specifically taking time to
"handover" the many items in Seoul (and receiving funding specifically for this
From: owner-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Avri Doria
Sent: Tuesday, 29 September 2009 7:43 PM
To: Council GNSO
Subject: Re: [council] Incoming Council members was Re:  NCA input to House
Sorry if i was unclear. i was suggesting that they be there as
But I was not explicit in the part I wrote for that message, only in
the part I included from a previous message.
BTW, 'as observers' normally means, in a GNSO context, that they can
participate just not vote or make motions.
On 29 Sep 2009, at 11:35, Adrian Kinderis wrote:
> I object to them joining as Councillors.
> They should be there as observers only.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 30/09/2009, at 1:14, "Stéphane Van Gelder" <stephane.vangelder@xxxxxxxx
> m> wrote:
>> Seems fine to me.
>> Le 29/09/09 15:26, « Avri Doria » <avri@xxxxxxx> a écrit :
>>> On 29 Sep 2009, at 08:32, Avri Doria wrote:
>>>> I should mention that Andrey has been added to this list (as all
>>>> newly appointed/elected council members will be), and I welcome
>>>> him. Of course the incoming council members are observers on the
>>>> list until 28 October. In keep with our normal processes, I invite
>>>> the new council members to participate on the list as fully as they
>>>> feel ready to with voting and the making of motions being the only
>>> I would like to suggest that incoming council members also be
>>> to join the next Council call on on 8 October.
>>> Since this is not part of the normal process, I want to confirm that
>>> there are no objections.