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Re: [802SEC] +++802 EC Motion+++ LMSC request to BoG forimproving CAG procedures



At 10:05 -0500 04/02/19, Paul Nikolich wrote:
>Dear EC members,
>This is an EC email ballot to make a determination on the below EC 
>motion regarding a request to the IEEE SA BoG for improving IEEE SA 
>Corporate Advisory Group procedures. 
>This is an urgent matter, as the IEEE SA BoG is meeting the morning 
>of Feb 27 to discuss the matter and I want to have an EC decision 
>completed before then.  I will be present at the BoG meeting.
>Since this is an urgent matter and the topic has been available for 
>review and comment on the EC reflector since Feb 11 (see 
><> for 
>background material), I am setting the duration of the ballot to 
>close the earlier of 9PM EST Feb 25th (6 days) or within 24 hours 
>after every member of the EC has cast a definitive vote (approve, 
>disapprove or abstain).
>Please direct your responses to the EC reflector with a CC directly 
>to me (<>
>- Paul Nikolich
>Moved: Bob Grow, Second: Tony Jeffree
>The IEEE 802 LAN/MAN standards committee (LMSC) requests the IEEE-SA 
>Board of Governors take action to protect the value of IEEE-SA as a 
>standards development organization by requiring proper IEEE-SA, 
>Corporate Advisory Group (CAG) and working group procedures that:
>1. allow CAG standards sponsorship for truly new standards 
>activities that are outside the scope of existing working groups;
>2. allow CAG standards sponsorship for new standards that are not 
>effectively amendments to existing standards or projects of active 
>working groups;
>3. recognize that working groups must make selections between 
>technical alternatives, and prevent the CAG from becoming a 
>mechanism that can be used for undermining the decision making 
>process of working groups by sponsoring competing projects to 
>standards and projects of those working groups;
>4. discriminate between disinterest in a proposed standards project 
>and recognize an established working group's position that a 
>proposed standards project is within its area of work and that the 
>proposed project should not be approved.