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Re: Board term limits

On Tue, 22 Jul 2008, Paul W. Frields wrote:

> During the discussion following the Board election, the subject of term
> limits was raised.  Generally those who commented on term limits thought
> they were a good idea, including several Board members.  I've written up
> a proposal to amend the Board's succession plan with term limits, in the
> hopes that these limits would encourage continual but gentle change in
> the Board's elected membership over time.
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Pfrields/Proposal_for_Board_Term_Limits
> Comments appreciated either here or in the discussion page for the
> proposal on the wiki.  I'll bring this before the Board for final
> discussion and a vote at our August 5th session, which will likely be a
> public IRC meeting.

I'm going out on a limb to say I'm generally against this as it seems to
only hurt our most popular board members.  There's valid arguments for
term limits but to me its more important to keep good people on.  I just
think we might be getting ahead of ourselves.


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