[NOMINATION] Cappedore for Citizenship Officer

WHEREAS, the Citizenship Office, the membership of which includes all Viziers and Citizenship Officers, is struggling to meet the demands of its job with the sheer volume of applicants and the busy schedules of its members; and

WHEREAS, currently, only one non-ex officio Citizenship Officer is employed by the Praesidium; and

WHEREAS, on May 24th, 2024, the Grand Vizier released an announcement seeking the hiring of new Citizenship Officers; and

WHEREAS, Cappedore showed immediate interest in the position, demonstrating their time flexibility and their commitment to the Office; and

WHEREAS, Cappedore’s experience as a Minister and a Magister demonstrates commitment to the wellbeing and advancement of The East Pacific as well as a trustworthy demeanor; and

WHEREAS, Clause 2.3 of the Citizenship Act says, " The Magisterium shall confirm Citizenship Officials nominated by the Grand Vizier via a 2/3 majority vote for an indefinite term;"

NOW, THEREFORE, may Cappedore be nominated to the office of Citizenship Officer by the Grand Vizier of The Praesidium, subject to the confirmation of the Magisterium.


Feel free to ask questions of me and/or the applicant, @Cappedore

It’s always good to see people volunteer to help TEP out! As I understand, a number of people volunteered for this position within minutes of a ping/advertisement being posted on Discord.

The Citizenship Act states that applications may be rejected if filled out incorrectly or if left uncompleted. In the latter case, are you more of the opinion that the Office should follow up on incomplete applications or that it should expect the applicant to actively respond without further prompting?

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Why yes, absolutely! The government and citizenship office should have a responsibility to guide new members of the region through the process of becoming an integrated member of the community. If we simply disregard or put aside incomplete applications or applications with errors without any consultation with the applicant, then we miss out on new additions to the community as a whole. Ergo, not following up on such applications is not productive and the office therefore must be efficient in ensuring nobody is left unaccounted for :slight_smile:

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Thank you for your reply - I completely agree with you! I have no other questions.

If the rest of the Magisterium is satisfied as well, I now move for a vote.

I second the motion.

Considering what Drem has uncovered I hereby motion this to a vote personally


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