Kubuntu Council members re-election

Clay Weber clay at claydoh.com
Thu Sep 3 21:42:38 UTC 2015

On Thursday, September 03, 2015 10:58:08 PM Philip Muskovac wrote:
> Dear community,
> as another Kubuntu Council member decided to step down from his position
> today, the council is down to 3 people which is the minimum required amount
> of members to make any decisions.
> With this, we immediately need to elect 3 new kubuntu council members to
> keep the council functional. If this will not be possibly for whatever
> reason, the council will be disbanded, at which point we will inform you of
> the further proceedings.
> As this is an out-of-schedule election and the terms of the remaining
> council members don't match, the election will proceed as follows:
> The remaining members of the Kubuntu Council are:
> - Philip Muskovac
> - Valorie Zimmermann
> - Myriam Schweingruber
> their council membership will be set to expire one year after the voting
> period is over.
> The new council members will start a regular 2 year term.
> As in the past, the election will be conducted using CIVS (Condorcet
> Internet Voting Service - http://www.cs.cornell.edu/andru/civs.html ).  The
> top three ranking vote recipients will be elected.
> Schedule
> Nomination period: Now to 2015-09-09
> Ballot Preparation: 2015-09-09 2015-09-10
> Voting Period: 2015-09-10 to 2015-09-17
> End Poll/Results Announced: 2015-09-18
> New Term Begins: 2015-09-18
> Eligibility:
> All Kubuntu Members ( https://launchpad.net/~kubuntu-members/+members ) are
> eligible to be nominated and to vote.  If you have a public email address
> in Launchpad, you need take no further action to receive your voting
> ballot.  If you do not have a public email address, please contact me
> offlist with the address you'd like your ballot sent to, otherwise you will
> be unable to vote.
> Nominations:
> All Kubuntu members are eligible.  The Kubuntu Council is intended to
> represent all of the Kubuntu community.  Applications from involved non-
> developers are encouraged.  If you are nominating someone else, please
> confirm their willingness to serve before nominating them.  Nominations
> should be done in public via either kubuntu-users or kubuntu-devel mailing
> lists.  If there is some extraordinary reason that precludes that, contact
> me directly.
> Commitment:
> The Kubuntu Council is the leadership body of Kubuntu.  Members of the
> council are expected to be active in Kubuntu.  The Kubuntu Council has
> three primary roles: - Approve development plans for future Kubuntu
> releases
>  - Approve Kubuntu membership applications
>  - Resolve disputes within the Kubuntu project
> The time commitment is not large.  Meetings are generally only once every
> several months and conducted via IRC.
> Questions:
> If there are questions, you can contact me (preferably) via this mailing
> list or (if really necessary) via direct mail.  I can also be found on
> Freenode IRC in #kubuntu or #kubuntu-devel, nickname: yofel
> Philip Muskovac
> Kubuntu Council

I will toss my hat into the ring, if I may.

Clay Weber

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