- Sydney Summit Etherpads 
- Nova Placements Resource Provider Update by Eric Fried 
- Nova Notification Update by Balazs Gibizer 
- Technical Committee Status update by Thierry Carrez 
- Technical Committee Report by Chris Dent 
- Release Countdown by Sean McGinnis 
- POST /api-sig/news by Chris Dent 
TC Election Results (continued)
Congrats to our 6 newly elected Technical Committee members:
- Colleen Murphy (cmurphy)
- Doug Hellmann (dhellmann)
- Emilien Macchi (emilienm)
- Jeremy Stanley (fungi)
- Julia Kreger (TheJulia)
- Paul Belanger (pabelanger)
Full results are available . The process and results are also available . 420 voted out of 2430 electorate, giving us a 17.28% turn out with a delta of 29.16% .
Reasons for the low turnout is hard to tell without knowing who is voting and what their activity is in the community. More people are beginning to understand the point of the TC activities, being more around duties than rights (e.g. stewardship and leadership). People could care a bit less about specific individuals and are less motivated by the vote itself. If the activity of the TC was a lot more conflict and a lot less consensus, people might care about it more.
Our governance used to only have project teams to recognize activity in OpenStack, so we created a security team. Introduction of sigs provide a new construct for recognizing activity around a group that share interest around a topic or practice that are not mainly around software bits.
Security is a great example of a topic that could benefit from this construct to gather all security-conscious people in our community. SIGs can have software by-products and own git repositories, and the software is more about security in general than a piece of OpenStack itself.
It’s important to consider the Vulnerability Management Team (VMT) under the new model, which acts as an independent task force.
The Security team discussed the idea of a SIG in their meeting, and overall think it’s worth exploring by having the SIG and team exist in parallel to see if there is traction.