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Re: [CVEPRI] Process for Adding New Members to the Editorial Board



Just a minor clarification. This document seems to indicate that all
prospects would be granted at least an interview, no matter how spurious
the prospect. I'd be in favor of adding a line which gives Mitre the
discretion to reject self-identified prospects before that stage.

Andy

On Thu, 13 Sep 2001, Steven M. Christey wrote:

> The document below formalizes the process for adding new members to
> the Editorial Board.  A private mailing list has also been created.
> Board members will get notification when I subscribe them to the list,
> sometime before the first prospective member is "nominated."
>
> As always, feedback is welcome.  However, as this process has been
> discussed in several Board meetings, we expect to move forward
> (i.e. add new members) in accordance with this document.
>
> - Steve
>
>
> Process for Adding New Members to the Editorial Board
> -----------------------------------------------------
> Version: 0.2
> Modified: September 13, 2001
>
> =================================================================
> Introduction
> =================================================================
>
> This document formalizes the high-level process that is used for
> identifying, evaluating, and adding new members to the CVE Editorial
> Board.  Background discussion of the development of this process is
> contained in the summaries for CVE Editorial Board meetings that were
> held in March 2001 and June 2001, available at:
>
>   http://cve.mitre.org/board/archives/2001-03/msg00014.html
>   http://cve.mitre.org/board/archives/2001-07/msg00000.html
>
> =================================================================
> Process
> =================================================================
>
> 1. Prospect Identification
>
> MITRE identifies a prospective Editorial Board member ("prospect"),
> typically through one of the following scenarios:
>
> - A current Board member recommends the prospect.
>
> - The prospect, or the prospect's parent organization, asks to be a
>   member.
>
> - MITRE determines a community that is under-represented, and
>   identifies prospects in that community.
>
>
> 2. MITRE Evaluation
>
> The prospect is evaluated by MITRE through one or more discussions.
> At least one discussion, an "interview," is held face-to-face or by
> phone.
>
> - The prospect is presented with the detailed list of member roles and
>   tasks.
>
> - MITRE and the prospect identify and discuss the prospect's role and
>   expected tasks.
>
> - The prospect provides MITRE with biographical information (such as a
>   resume) that demonstrates an ability to perform the tasks.
>
> - The prospect, and the prospect's parent organization, approves the
>   level of effort required for the prospect's participation.
>
> Based on these discussions, MITRE determines if the prospect is
> qualified to be a Board member, and the process moves to the Editorial
> Board Review step.
>
>
> 3. Editorial Board Feedback
>
> - MITRE announces a qualified prospect to the Editorial Board through
>   a private mailing list.
>
> - Editorial Board members are provided with at least 2 weeks to
>   provide feedback to MITRE regarding the prospect, and request
>   additional information if desired.
>
> - After the review period, MITRE uses Editorial Board feedback to help
>   guide whether the prospect should be approved for membership.
>
>
> 4. Membership Approval
>
> If the prospect is approved by MITRE after the Editorial Board
> Feedback step, then MITRE adds the prospect as a full member to the
> Board.
>
> - The new member is announced to the public Editorial Board mailing
>   list.  The announcement includes the member's biographical
>   information, role, and expected tasks.
>
> - The new member is announced on the CVE Web site.
>
> - The new member begins participating actively, in accordance with
>   their expected tasks, within 2 months of their addition to the
>   Board.
>

 
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