Forming the OpenDev Advisory Board

Donny Davis donny at
Sat May 23 00:07:37 UTC 2020

On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 2:41 PM Clark Boylan <cboylan at> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I've BCC'd potentially interested parties to ensure they get this email,
> but didn't CC to avoid putting too much pressure on them if I've gauged
> potential interest poorly. I'm also sure that this list isn't complete.
> Please share it with others that may be interested.
> One of the governance bodies that we've described is the OpenDev Advisory
> Board [0]. The purpose of this group is to work with the OpenDev admins to
> ensure that project and resource provider needs are being met. Through this
> group OpenDev can communicate important updates, manage load on cloud
> resources over time, and plan for future needs. I'm also hopeful that it
> can serve as a conduit for our collaborating constituents to find time to
> help administer OpenDev as well.
> We would like to welcome both projects consuming OpenDev resources and
> OpenDev resource providers to join the Advisory Board. The OpenDev admins
> don't want to prescribe how various groups decide who represents them as
> what works for OpenStack may not work for Zuul or Vexxhost. I don't expect
> this will be a large time sink, more that we'll have better communication
> channels when necessary. Once a participating group has decided who their
> representation should be, it would be great to have that representative
> reply to this thread publicly and introduce themselves. This way we'll
> build a roster over time.
> For Advisory Board process, I'd like to avoid making it heavyweight and
> suggest using this mailing list (service-discuss at with
> a subject tag of [AdvisoryBoard]. That said, I think the Advisory Board can
> decide if something else would work better for them once we've started to
> collect a roster here.
> [0]
> Clark

I am very interested in participating in this advisory board. As one of the
smaller(est) providers of opendev infrastructure, I would be elated to
represent these smaller providers on this board.

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