X.Org Foundation Board Annual Elections

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 13:39:15 PDT 2009

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 11:07 PM, Barton C Massey <bart at cs.pdx.edu> wrote:
> The next annual election of the X.Org Foundation Board of
> Directors will be in November---nominations start right
> away.  Here is the planned schedule for the election:
> Wed 2009-10-14 04:00 UTC  - Nomination period begins
> Wed 2009-10-28 23:59 UTC  - Nomination period ends
> Fri 2009-10-30            - Slate of candidates published
> Fri 2009-10-30 23:59 UTC  - Deadline for new membership applications
> Mon 2009-11-02 00:00 UTC  - Election period begins
> Fri 2009-11-13 23:59 UTC  - Election period ends
> Fri 2009-11-20            - Results published to the membership
> Please note that only current members of the Foundation can
> nominate or vote on Board members. Thus, everyone planning
> to participate is required to either renew their membership
> or submit a new membership request at
>  http://members.x.org
> To renew your membership, simply login to the membership
> system at the above URL, click the "Renew Your Membership"
> button and ensure that all of your user data is current,
> then click "Renew".  Those considering applying for new
> membership should note the information at
>  http://www.x.org/wiki/Membership
> This same membership system will be used for the actual
> election, so please let us know as soon as possible if you
> have any problems accessing it.
> To nominate a member of the Foundation for the Board, please
> send their name and a valid email address to
> elections at foundation.x.org .  Current Board members whose
> term will expire this year are Eric Anholt, Matthieu Herrb,
> Adam Jackson and Carl Worth.

elections at foundation.x.org is apparently a moderated list.  Is that
supposed to be the case, or does one have to sign up for it somewhere?



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