F18 elections questionnaire

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The following elections will take place in May/June 2012:

All dates and times noted are UTC time.

Questions for the candidates for the Fedora Project Board, FESCo, and FAmSCo have been listed below

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Contents

Fedora Project Board

Questions

  • What will you be able to accomplish if elected, that you couldn't as an unelected coontributor? Why this post?
  • What are your goals for your term on the board (in more detail)?
  • What do you think are the problems and challenges Fedora is currently facing? Do you have solutions for these issues?
  • What do you think can be done to attract more people to join the Fedora community as contributors? Do you think Fedora's visibility needs improvement? If yes, do you have any ideas on how?
  • Do you think the issues the Board discusses and the decisions the Board makes are effectively and efficiently communicated throughout the Fedora community? If you believe communication between the Board, the Fedora community, and even the public at large can be enhanced, what first steps or ideas would you propose?

Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo)

Questions

  • What will you be able to accomplish if elected, that you couldn't as an unelected coontributor? Why this post?
  • What can be done to get more features and make more progress? Have you participated in any features before?
  • What do you think about spins? Do we still need them or will they become obsolete once we have a new anaconda with better package selection?
  • Do you think the issues FESCo discusses and the decisions FESCo makes are effectively and efficiently communicated throughout the Fedora community? If you believe communication between FESCo and the Fedora community can be enhanced, what first steps or ideas would you propose?

Fedora Ambassador Steering Committee (FAmSCo)

Questions

  • What will you be able to accomplish if elected, that you couldn't as an unelected contributor? Why this post?
  • Do you have any notes on how best the FAmSCo can help support The Fedora Project in regions where there aren't enough Ambassadors?
  • How do you think you would solve the issue of FAmSCo members being from various time zones and the meetings therefore falling short of quorum? Do you think you'll be able to attend a majority of the meetings?
  • Will/Do you participate in the regional meetings that Ambassadors hold? If yes, what regional meetings will/do you cover?
  • What do you think are the problems and challenges that the Fedora Ambassadors are currently facing? Do you have solutions for these issues?
  • How do you think can budget management be improved?
  • What do you think can be done to attract more people to sign up as Fedora Ambassadors, and maybe other areas of the project? Do you think Fedora's visibility needs improvement? If yes, do you have any ideas on how?
  • Do you think the issues FAmSCo discusses and the decisions FAmSCo makes are effectively and efficiently communicated throughout the Fedora community? If you believe communication between FAmSCo and the Fedora community can be enhanced, what first steps or ideas would you propose?