RE: [council] Position on NCA seatings
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> [mailto:owner-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of William Drake
> Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 4:47 AM
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> Subject: [council] Position on NCA seatings
> Ok, I've consulted with the current and incoming NCSG
> councilors, as well as the current and incoming NCUC Exec.
> Committee. I have yet to hear back from two of the three
> board appointees who'll be seated in Seoul (not surprising,
> being new to the process and not yet comfortably ensconced in
> office etc), but everyone else is unanimous and it's been a
> week since the council call, so I'll report back now.
> Our position is that the lottery results should stand. The
> council agreed to a process, and Avri followed it just as the
> motion called for. We do not believe that it a good practice
> to agree to all follow a process and then toss its results
> because someone's first preference is not realized. If there
> were second thoughts about how we were proceeding, these
> should have been expressed and worked out prior to the
> lottery deadline. But nobody challenged it, and only one of
> four SGs clearly expressed a preference on the list before
> the default was to kick in.