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[wg-b] Re: nominations for co-chairs
I believe both Mr Schaefer and myself offered assistance in a number of emails
which have not been distributed to the list, apparently for technical reasons ,
sent over the past few weeks. In order to offer some relief to Mr Palage and
choice to other members you might wish to include those names.
Jonathan Cohen wrote:
> To all WG-B members:
> Further to my last call for either nominations for wg-b co-chair, or
> expressions of support for our sole volunteer, Michael Palage, no further
> nominations have been received.
> Three people expressed some concern about the selection of a co-chair at
> this time for reasons including the lack of other candidates, and some
> glitches that we appear to be having with the mailing list which resulted
> in some postings not making it to the list. With respect to the latter,
> we have looked into the problems with Michael (who is also our list
> administrator), as well as with the DNSO Secretariat, and both are working
> to correct them.
> In the matter of a lack of additional candidates for co-chair, the question
> has been open for discussion and/or addition submissions since at least
> July 13 with only Mr. Palage stepping forward. It therefore seems unlikely
> that extending the time for selection even longer would have resulted in
> further nominations. At the same time, we have approximately one month
> left to carry out the work that needs to be done, and any further delay in
> the preparation and circulation of a Charter, and the commencement of
> wg-b's study, will make it that much more difficult to do the work
> meaningfully. Michael personally responded to some of the concerns re: his
> chairmanship, and no further comments were forthcoming.
> I therefore submit to wg-b that in the absence of any further nominations
> or strong objections to the contrary, Mr. Palage is affirmed as co-chair
> of wg-b effective immediately, and I encourage him to continue his efforts,
> which have been considerable to date, in working on issues to be looked at
> by wg-b.
> Jonathan C. Cohen
> Shapiro Cohen
> Group of Intellectual Property Practices
> Ottawa, Canada
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