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Re: Stepping Down as CCG Co-Chair

From: Taylor Kendal <taylor@learningeconomy.io>
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2022 16:21:54 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+xGRYKchbCyRp1dcHrd1vu0tsBPaugCj7+1YOa4_+ZuWEU8jg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Wayne Chang <wyc@fastmail.fm>
Cc: W3C Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>, Heather Vescent <heathervescent@gmail.com>, Mike Prorock <mprorock@mesur.io>
Wayne,

Thank you for your commitment, selflessness, and positive vibes! You're a
true CCG anchor and model chair/leader. I've learned so much from you over
the past few years and wish you nothing but the best.

_tayken

On Thu, Jan 6, 2022 at 2:47 PM Wayne Chang <wyc@fastmail.fm> wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
>
> I’m really grateful to have served as your co-chair alongside Kim,
> Heather, and Mike for a year and a half. Over the past few months, my
> ability to be directly involved as much as I would like to has rapidly
> dwindled due to my Spruce commitments, which grew far faster than I
> anticipated. I have discussed this with the co-chairs.
>
> Therefore, I think the most responsible thing to do is to step down as
> co-chair, and I will be relinquishing my position immediately. This will
> make room for someone better equipped to spend time on CCG leadership to
> best serve the ecosystem, and I’m happy to share that there have been
> several candidates who have expressed interest. Regardless of what I have
> going on outside of CCG, it’s important to me that the ecosystem’s
> continued growth and wellbeing come first. I think that the ecosystem has
> been more cohesive than ever, the work items are increasing in quality, and
> we’re very close to some major breakthroughs towards mainstream adoption.
>
> I intend to continue to contribute to the ecosystem, both individually and
> with Spruce. At Spruce, we have implemented emerging specifications from
> the CCG in Rust and have demonstrated interoperability with many of the
> ecosystem members. We have also authored multiple specifications as work
> items in the CCG, some with potential to introduce millions of users into
> the DID/VC ecosystem. There are no plans to stop our work, and if anything,
> we will sharply increase our resourcing to community efforts to ensure that
> development happens transparently and in the open. By focusing on this way
> of contributing to the community through work items, and making room for
> others to step up, I think the community will advance even faster.
>
> Thanks everyone for having me as your co-chair, and I look forward to
> seeing you around the community!
>
> Best,
> - Wayne
>
>
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