Re: Required degrees for TGDC membership

From: Jerry Lobdill <lobdillj_at_charter_dot_net>
Date: Tue Nov 28 2006 - 09:08:37 CST

At 07:36 PM 11/27/2006, Kathy Dopp wrote:
>So Please then, tell me a list of all the degreed fields that would be
>appropriate to require for membership on the TGDC because I am
>determined to increase the academic requirements to remove the current
>persons with degrees in hotel management and political science who do
>not belong on that committee simply because they've had years
>experience implementing shoddy voting equipment.
>What degrees in what fields specifically should be required to be on
>the technical guidelines development committee?
>Thank you.

It is no guarantee of competence when someone displays an academic
credential. I can easily think of and example, someone who has an
advanced degree in math who does not know the elementary properties
of the Gamma function and the factorial. I think you are barking up
the wrong tree when you try to credentialize membership.

Jerry Lobdill

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