[Ambassadors] [FAmSCo] Make Mentors Sponsors?

Marcel Ribeiro Dantas ribeirodantasdm at gmail.com
Thu Aug 22 00:37:20 UTC 2013


+1

Enviado do meu Android.
Em 21/08/2013 05:58, "Zoltan Hoppar" <hopparz at gmail.com> escreveu:

> Makes easier for every mentor this step. So +1.
>
> Zoltan
>
> 2013/8/21 Paul Mellors <prjmellors at gmail.com>:
> > I like that idea too Scott....
> >
> >
> > On 21 August 2013 07:49, Scott Williams <vwfoxguru at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On 07/09/2013 05:37 AM, Robert Mayr wrote:
> >>>
> >>> 2013/7/9 Christoph Wickert <christoph.wickert at gmail.com>:
> >>> [snip]
> >>>
> >>>> Am Dienstag, den 09.07.2013, 11:02 +0200 schrieb Joerg Simon:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> crossposted also to the famsco list as a heads up
> >>>>>
> >>>>> i want to put the current Ambassador mentoring and membership process
> >>>>> up
> >>>>> to dicussion - if i see the solid base of mentors we have today, we
> >>>>> should consider to give the mentors sponsorship rights.
> >>>
> >>> [snip]
> >>>>>
> >>>>> With the current process the *last step* of a mentor is, that he
> gives
> >>>>> his *thumbs up in the tickets system* . After that, the FAmA sponsors
> >>>>> the candidate in FAS and closes the ticket. I think we should give
> the
> >>>>> Mentors who are doing the hard mentoring work, the recognition to
> >>>>> sponsor their own candidates.
> >>>>
> >>>> I totally agree, there are a lot of good reasons. Let me summarize and
> >>>> add a few new ones:
> >>>>        * We should share the workload.
> >>>>        * We should not have a single point of failure.
> >>>>        * The mentors do all the work of the sponsoring process, in
> >>>> return
> >>>>          they should be rewarded with more recognition and
> >>>>          responsibility.
> >>>>        * Sponsoring somebody and closing his ticket is just a few
> >>>> clicks.
> >>>>          No big deal for a mentor, but it can become a lot of work
> for a
> >>>>          single person.
> >>>>        * As the mentors are filing the tickets, they should also close
> >>>>          them.
> >>>>        * The process would be consistent with all the other groups
> where
> >>>>          sponsors == mentors.
> >>>>
> >>>> Kind regards,
> >>>> Christoph
> >>>>
> >>>> [1] https://fedorahosted.org/fama/
> >>>
> >>> I agree with all the points Christoph said and indeed it's a question
> >>> new candidates sometimes ask: why, when candidates finish mentoring
> >>> with a "thumbs up", they aren't sponsored immediately?
> >>>  From the 1st of June we also changed a lot of the mentoring process,
> >>> giving more responsibility to the single mentor and letting him
> >>> administrate the ticket process from the creation to the "thumbs up"
> >>> state. Sponsoring his candidate definitely, after having spent often a
> >>> lot of time with the new ambassador, would be grateful for the mentor
> >>> on one side, and would be the logical end of the mentoring process for
> >>> the candidate on the other side.
> >>>
> >>> Therefore I would totally agree with Jörg's proposal.
> >>> Greetings.
> >>>
> >> As a mentor, just thought I'd give my $.02 and say that being able to
> >> sponsor in Trac would be a helpful bonus.  That way we can tell the
> mentee
> >> that they're in when they're ready instead of explaining the last bit
> of red
> >> tape, which less face it, has been largely ceremonial.
> >>
> >> Scott
> >>
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