Ways (Not) to Pick a Program Committee
- I owed them a favor.
- I wanted them to owe me a favor - to like me
- They asked me, and I couldn't say "no".
- He's a good ol' boy (She's a good ol' girl).
- They think like I do, or l think they should.
- They know more than I do about a lot of stuff.
- They'll do what I say.
- They've always been picked before.
- The General Chair told me who to pick.
- These people lead (control) the field.
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