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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #15 on: February 12, 2014, 01:33:02 PM »
I know 9 on that list. It is a very strong field, with the incumbents, the high ranking BJCP judges, and people from the forum. We have known people who have run and not been elected, but they gave it a try.

Good luck to one and all. Didn't think I would be interviewed on the BN!
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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2014, 01:43:15 PM »
I know 9 on that list. It is a very strong field, with the incumbents, the high ranking BJCP judges, and people from the forum. We have known people who have run and not been elected, but they gave it a try.

Good luck to one and all. Didn't think I would be interviewed on the BN!

Really! I didn't know there would be interviews.
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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #17 on: February 12, 2014, 01:46:52 PM »
I know 9 on that list. It is a very strong field, with the incumbents, the high ranking BJCP judges, and people from the forum. We have known people who have run and not been elected, but they gave it a try.

Good luck to one and all. Didn't think I would be interviewed on the BN!

Really! I didn't know there would be interviews.

Sadly, it doesn't look like there will be this year just due to the sheer quantity. Justin has said he's planning on doing as much as he can to promote the election because he wants to get the word out.
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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #18 on: February 12, 2014, 01:47:54 PM »
I know 9 on that list. It is a very strong field, with the incumbents, the high ranking BJCP judges, and people from the forum. We have known people who have run and not been elected, but they gave it a try.

Good luck to one and all. Didn't think I would be interviewed on the BN!

Really! I didn't know there would be interviews.

Sadly, it doesn't look like there will be this year just due to the sheer quantity. Justin has said he's planning on doing as much as he can to promote the election because he wants to get the word out.

phew!
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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #19 on: February 12, 2014, 01:55:51 PM »
The past few years Justin has had all the candidates on the show for interviews, usually doing 3 per show.  With this year's numbers, that would be about 8 shows, which there aren't that many between now and the end of March.

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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #20 on: February 12, 2014, 01:56:35 PM »
I know 9 on that list. It is a very strong field, with the incumbents, the high ranking BJCP judges, and people from the forum. We have known people who have run and not been elected, but they gave it a try.

Good luck to one and all. Didn't think I would be interviewed on the BN!

Really! I didn't know there would be interviews.

Sadly, it doesn't look like there will be this year just due to the sheer quantity. Justin has said he's planning on doing as much as he can to promote the election because he wants to get the word out.

phew!

Phew is right. I could have talked about brewing with Joe and Andy Hudacek. That would have burned that time up.
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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #21 on: February 13, 2014, 08:22:50 AM »
Phew is right. I could have talked about brewing with Joe and Andy Hudacek. That would have burned that time up.

I don't think that would have helped your election cause! :)
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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #22 on: February 13, 2014, 09:02:16 AM »
I suppose it's good that there are lots of candidates since there are 8 seats open. I counted 7 whose names I recognize from here and I'll bet there are others. Lots of interesting and diverse qualifications. I like that there are some (including Morticai) with IT experience, since that's an important issue for AHA right now.
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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #23 on: February 13, 2014, 09:05:13 AM »
I suppose it's good that there are lots of candidates since there are 8 seats open. I counted 7 whose names I recognize from here and I'll bet there are others. Lots of interesting and diverse qualifications. I like that there are some (including Morticai) with IT experience, since that's an important issue for AHA right now.
Haha I guess I should have stated I'm a software developer then ;-)

To tell ya the truth, it makes no difference to me what a GC candidate does in "real life".  It's not like an IT person on the GC is gonna do any IT work for the AHA, although an understanding might be helpful.  For GC candidates, I look for commitment to the hobby and the people who practice it, not to mention an indication of a personality that fits in well when working with a group.
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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #24 on: February 13, 2014, 09:08:47 AM »
I suppose it's good that there are lots of candidates since there are 8 seats open. I counted 7 whose names I recognize from here and I'll bet there are others. Lots of interesting and diverse qualifications. I like that there are some (including Morticai) with IT experience, since that's an important issue for AHA right now.
Haha I guess I should have stated I'm a software developer then ;-)

To tell ya the truth, it makes no difference to me what a GC candidate does in "real life".  It's not like an IT person on the GC is gonna do any IT work for the AHA, although an understanding might be helpful.  For GC candidates, I look for commitment to the hobby and the people who practice it, not to mention an indication of a personality that fits in well when working with a group.
That was pretty much my thinking... Which is why I didn't mention it at all in my bio ;-)
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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #25 on: February 13, 2014, 09:09:54 AM »
Phew is right. I could have talked about brewing with Joe and Andy Hudecek. That would have burned that time up.

I don't think that would have helped your election cause! :)
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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #26 on: February 13, 2014, 04:39:18 PM »
Dkflick, good thing you dodged the bullet of being interviewed by JZ. Your user name would have derailed the whole show from the beginning

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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #27 on: February 13, 2014, 04:45:42 PM »
I'm not on the list, but my infinitely more qualified wife is! (Roxanne Westendorf)

I know Denny doesn't care what a candidates real job is, but I'll make my pitch that Roxanne's deep background in consumer research has totally changed the way the AHA, and to a lesser extent the BA, conducts it's member polls. That's producing real changes in member service. That's all the promotion I'll do, I promise!
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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #28 on: February 13, 2014, 04:55:40 PM »
Dkflick, good thing you dodged the bullet of being interviewed by JZ. Your user name would have derailed the whole show from the beginning
It's actually even worse as it actually is sans the 'L'. Lol. German exchange students always enjoyed my last name...
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Re: Governing Committee of AHA Forumites - Who's Running
« Reply #29 on: February 13, 2014, 04:58:14 PM »
Dkflick, good thing you dodged the bullet of being interviewed by JZ. Your user name would have derailed the whole show from the beginning
It's actually even worse as it actually is sans the 'L'. Lol. German exchange students always enjoyed my last name...
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