[arin-ppml] Term Limit Proposal
hannigan at gmail.com
Tue Apr 1 22:45:09 EDT 2014
On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 8:38 PM, Jimmy Hess <mysidia at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 6:12 PM, Martin Hannigan <hannigan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 5:21 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>> > Change for change's sake is rarely for the better. Stability is
>> > usually a good thing. I don't see rotating out AC members having a
>> > negative impact on ARIN's overall stability. Frequent turnover on the
>> > board, however...
> I believe "term limits" to the AC currently to be a solution in search of a
Good for you.
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>> As far as term limits go, there are a multitude of organizations that
>> use them and suffer little from it including federal, state and
>> municipal governments, non profts like the Appalachian Mountain Club,
>> NANOG, and many others.
> These are much larger entities. There are a large number of people who
> could serve on the board of a non-profit or governmental entity.
> There are few who are even sufficiently familiar with the NRPM and technical
> issues surrounding IP addressing policy to do the AC's job..
What does that have to do with operating an open and transparent
framework for all of us to do the work? Zip.
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> They are not ARIN. Many governmental, commercial, and non-profit
> organizations take on their activities in a manner that would not
> necessarily be appropriate for ARIN.
As tasty as red-herrings are, they're usually obvious.
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