Kubuntu Council Elections 2018 - Call for Nominations

Paul Loughman snowhg at icloud.com
Sat Aug 18 12:16:24 UTC 2018

Recognizing the urgency and short window, and on the assumption that all three are willing to continue serving, I nominate Myriam Schweingruber, Philip Muškovac, and Valorie Zimmerman to serve on the Kubuntu Council.

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>   1. Kubuntu Council Elections 2018 - Call for Nominations (Rik Mills)
> From: Rik Mills <rikmills at kubuntu.org>
> Subject: Kubuntu Council Elections 2018 - Call for Nominations
> Date: August 18, 2018 at 4:23:53 AM CDT
> To: Kubuntu Developer Discussion <kubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>, kubuntu-council at lists.launchpad.net, Kubuntu user technical support <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Reply-To: Kubuntu Developer Discussion <kubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Hello Kubuntu community!
> Unfortunately, we overlooked that three (3) of our Kubuntu Council
> members are expiring shortly!
> The terms for the following Council members are due to expire on the 2nd
> September 2018:
> Myriam Schweingruber
> Philip Muškovac
> Valorie Zimmerman
> I hereby call for nominations for the Kubuntu Council to elect three (3)
> members and hope that Myriam Schweingruber, Philip Muškovac, Valorie
> Zimmerman will continue to serve until we have the names of the new
> Council members.
> I will update the Kubuntu Calendar to reflect these new dates.
> The term is for two years, spanning 2nd September 2018 to 2nd September
> 2020.
> As in the past, the election will be conducted using CIVS (Condorcet
> Internet Voting Service) - http://www.cs.cornell.edu/andru/civs.html and
> the top three ranking vote recipients will be elected.
> Schedule:
> Nomination period: Now to the 25th August 2018
> Ballot Preparation: 25th August to the next day
> Voting Period: 25th August 1st September
> End Poll/Results Announced: 1st September
> New Term Begins: 2nd September 2018
> This schedule shortens all the timelines. Please nominate yourselves or
> others quickly, so we can get to voting quickly.
> The above deadlines may be subject to minor revision, and a follow up
> email will give details if this is so. However, nominations open NOW so
> please be as prompt as possible.
> Please mention what you would like to accomplish within the Kubuntu
> project (Why people should vote for you)
> 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 off-list 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 the Kubuntu community/project. It
> 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. However, we do need the Kubuntu
> Council to lead the community, not sit back and only attend meetings.
> Questions:
> If there are questions, you can contact us via this mailing list or (if
> really necessary) via direct mail.  We can also be found on Freenode IRC
> in #kubuntu, #kubuntu-council or #kubuntu-devel
> Many thanks to all and please remember "time is of the essence".
> Happy nominating and voting,
> Rik Mills
> Kubuntu Council
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