For your information attached below is the
current proposal to move forward with the 802.20 Working Group, given
that Geoff will not be able to assume the interim chair role. Geoff,
Mark, Jerry and I are working to finalize it by next week.
The revised (from the 3/24/03
email) proposal as discussed during the phone conversation
with Geoff, Jerry, Mark and Paul on April 2, 2003:
1) Geoff cannot serve as Interim
Chair, but he is committed act as mentor for 802.20
will represent the interestest of 802.20 before the SEC.
1.2) Geoff will act as a
mentor for the interim vice chairs and new officers (when elected)
1.3) Geoff will preside over
the election of officers for 802.20 at the July plenary
1.4) The interim vice-chairs will
shoulder all of the work in managing the day-to-day operations of the 802.20
WG, Geoff and Paul will provide oversight and guidance only.
1.5) Paul Nikolich and Geoff will
have weekly conference calls with the interim co-vice chairs to monitor
progress and provide assistance as needed.
2) The interim vice
chairs are proposed to be Klerer and Upton
2.1) this depends on if Klerer and
Upton agree to being so appointed. Klerer has agreed, Upton is
considering the proposal and will give a definite answer by April 9th but
sooner if possible. If Upton declines, Nikolich will attempt to fill
that role with another person.
2.2) this depends on confirmation
from the SEC of the interim vice chairs
2.3) the interim vice chairs will
manage the detailed day-to-day operations of the WG. Geoff, Paul and the
interim vice-chairs will figure out how to divide the work among the
interim vice chairs and to deterimine what addtional leadership roles may be
2.4) the first responsibility of
the interim vice chairs is to publish the proposed work plan for 802.20 and
decide on the agenda of the May interim session.
3) 802.20 constraints
3.1) Membership will be gained and
retained per the SEC's interpretation of the LMSC Membership rules (in
process by Mat Sherman)
3.2) Until elected/confirmed
802.20 officers are in place, all external communications and actions from
802.20 shall be approved by the SEC.
3.3) no PARs no liaison
statements, no press statements
If you have any questions or
comments feel free to contact me.