Re: [802SEC] Geoff will not be able to serve as Interim Chair of 802.20
Jerry was on vacation until April 1. Geoff, Mark , Jerry and I had a
teleconference on April 2nd to get Jerry's feedback on the original 802.20
proposal and to inform Jerry and Mark of Geoff's inability to serve as
interim chair. I waited to post the Geoff's news to the SEC reflector until
after the teleconference in case additional information became available to
report to the SEC as a result of the teleconference. I posted Geoff's new's
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roger B. Marks" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, April 04, 2003 1:51 AM
Subject: Re: [802SEC] Geoff will not be able to serve as Interim Chair of
> Why the long delay for us to get this news?
> At 9:03 PM -0500 03/04/03, Paul Nikolich wrote:
> >Dear SEC,
> >I received the below note from Geoff Thompson earlier this week. He will
> >not be able to accept the Interim Chair of 802.20, however he is
> >to act as a mentor to 802.20 and the interim leadership that will be
> >--Paul Nikolich
> >Chair, IEEE LMSC
> >> Paul-
> >> This is to provide you with a written confirmation of our conversation
> >> last week.
> >> I have concluded that I am not able to accept the interim chairmanship
> >> 802.20 in light of my current priorities. The amount of time that
> >> required to do a responsible job of fulfilling such a position on even
> >> interim basis is more than I can commit to over the next 6 months
> >> existing commitments and their priorities for my business unit.
> >> I am, as Vice Chair of 802, still committed to provide mentoring to
> >> various officers and members of 802 on a "catch me on the phone"
> >> will not be able to attend the meeting in Singapore. I will be
> >> devote a significant portion of my effort at the July Plenary to
> > > you and 802.20.
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > >
> > > Geoff