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Subject: Re: CCC Moderator Voting Results Now Available...

Author: Bernhard Bauer

Date: 23:42:09 06/24/99

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On June 24, 1999 at 16:15:38, Steven Schwartz wrote:

>On June 24, 1999 at 15:58:37, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>>On June 24, 1999 at 09:26:49, Steven Schwartz wrote:
>>>The CCC Moderator election is now over and the results are as follows:
>>>1st - Bruce Moreland
>>>2nd - Fernando Villegas
>>>3rd - KarinsDad (KD)
>>>4th - Danniel Corbit
>>>5th - James Robertson
>>>6th - Harald Faber
>>>This means that Bruce, Fernando, and KD will be taking office on July 1st
>>>and Dann will be the alternate. I know that KD will be away until the 26th
>>>so he will not know his status until then. The term of office will end on
>>>January 31, 2000. Our current moderators will be in "office" through
>>>June 30th.
>>>My personal thoughts...
>>>Whether you agreed (or not) with the decisions of Will, Harold, and Peter,
>>>I hope that you understand the time and effort that they put into their
>>>"jobs" here on CCC. I do not think anyone can truly understand the
>>>difficulty of the moderator job in a forum of so many people with so
>>>many diverse opinions, cultures, and native languages (all, more or
>>>less, trying to speak English).
>>>As for our 6 nominees and 3 "Moderators Elect", I thank you for your
>>>willingness to stand before the firing squad WITHOUT a blindfold. I
>>>think that any of the 6 of you would have been a good choice, but
>>>someone had to "win".
>>>I await the inevitable CCC message board battles, and I am
>>>curious to see how Bruce, Fernando, and KD handle them since their
>>>views seem to be so different from each other. But, most interesting
>>>to me is the fact that the three of them represent the entire
>>>spectrum of opinions as to how conservative or liberal the
>>>moderation should be. Every member of CCC should have an ally in
>>>Congratulations (or condolences) to the winners.
>>>Again, thanks to the outgoing moderators!
>>>Regards, Steve (ICD/Your Move)
>>Did you mean that their term really ends 1/31/00?  (7 month term) or do they
>>end 12/31/99?  (6 month term)?
>The candidates were told of the one month stretch which was done,
>ostensibly, because it gets rather crazy here in our New York retail
>store in December, and we would just not be able to run the
>elections at that time. We considered shortening to November or
>even October, but, logistically, it was going to put too much
>pressure on us when we should be concentrating on holiday sales.
>End of January is MUCH better for us.
>I understand that it puts an extra burden on the moderators, but
>the alternate (Dann) may possibly come in handy, but how they work
>the rotation is totally up to them.
>- Steve (ICD/Your Move)

Last time the elections were around the Christmas- and new years holidays.
That was bad for me, because I wasn't at office and had no possibility to
vote. So I'm glad that the upcoming elections will not again be it that
time frame.

Congratulations to the new moderators

Kind regards

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