I have a weird (unofficial) role within the Icelandic Pirates.
My job is to never run for any office and not show up for most meetings. Thus remaining impartial, so when they need a techie who's not too involved, I'm available. Sometimes for hacking on code (the voting system or membership roster), but more often in an admin role.
This is how I find myself running a lot of the internal party elections.
... tonight I was summoned to help with elections at probably the most dramatic meeting I've attended so far.
There were tears and harsh words. Grievances were aired. My poor friends... 💔
I did my impartial duty, this time with Daughter in tow. Her first Pirate meeting!
So while my friends were being distraught and voting about difficult matters... I mostly just played with rubber ducks and was quietly happy and proud of my little girl who whispered and smiled the whole time.
@HerraBRE I can't run for anything anyway. If you ever need a hand...
@tomasino Good to know!
Also, we still need to meet in person. Do you have anything resembling a schedule yet?
@HerraBRE still pretty flexible. I'm cranking out about 8hrs of code a day, but at random times. I can get away if there's a good break time for you. Coffee lunch?
@tomasino Oh, also! This is incorrect.
You could hold all sorts of positions within the Pirate org. It's only the government itself which has Rules that might exclude you.
@HerraBRE good to know!
@HerraBRE what electronic voting systems do you use?
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