Elections

Stéphane Graber stgraber at ubuntu.com
Tue Jan 13 16:22:16 UTC 2015


On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 11:17:25AM -0500, Marc Deslauriers wrote:
> On 2015-01-13 11:13 AM, Stéphane Graber wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 04:02:47PM +0000, Iain Lane wrote:
> >> Hi TB,
> >>
> >> Full quoting an email from the DMB's private list.
> >>
> >> tl;dr: Could you please extend the expirations of ~bdrung, ~laney,
> >> ~kitterman and ~stgraber to 2014-02-16? We need to elect replacements
> >> for these folk, and it works best if we can align it with the meeting
> >> schedule.
> >>
> >> On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 11:13:56AM -0500, Stéphane Graber wrote:
> >>> On Fri, Jan 09, 2015 at 06:16:38PM +0000, Iain Lane wrote:
> >>>> Howdy,
> >>>>
> >>>> We need to hold some elections.
> >>>>
> >>>>   https://launchpad.net/~developer-membership-board/+members
> >>>>
> >>>> I don't think we have enough time to wait until the next meeting to
> >>>> discuss this.
> >>>>
> >>>> 2 week nomination period + 2 weeks of voting.
> >>>>
> >>>> cal tells me that this is a good timetable
> >>>>
> >>>>   Nomination starts 2014-01-11
> >>>>   Repeat call 2014-01-18
> >>>>   Nomination ends 2014-01-25
> >>>>   Voting starts 2014-01-25
> >>       v I inserted a week here v
> >>>>   Reminder 2014-02-08
> >>>>   Voting ends 2014-02-15
> >>>>   New members start 2014-02-16
> >>>>
> >>>> If not enough nominees on 2014-02-15, extend by 1 or 2 weeks and call
> >>>> again, repeat until done.
> >>>>
> >>>> With this timetable, we should extend the memberships of the expiring
> >>>> members until 2014-02-16, so that we are quorate for the confirmation
> >>>> vote. This isn't a meeting week, so we'll need to have one specially.
> >>>>
> >>>> Or we could move everything, including the expiry dates, by one week so
> >>>> that the end date is 2014-02-23 which is a meeting day.
> >>>>
> >>>> Thoughts? I don't mind sending out the usual emails as I've done it
> >>>> before and everything is in the u-d-a archives anyway. But if someone
> >>>> else wants to then they are welcome to it, preferably someone who isn't
> >>>> expiring (that means you bdmurry and xnox).
> >>>>
> >>>> Cheers,
> >>>
> >>> Moving everything by one week seems fine to me. If we need to extend
> >>> membership anyway, an extra week isn't really a problem :)
> >>>
> >>> So I'd say, let's send an e-mail to the TB with our timetable, ask them
> >>> to extend membership to 2014-02-23 to accomodate this and then send out
> >>> the call for nominates.
> >>
> >> OK, Sending this reply to the TB. Thanks. Here's the new timetable.
> >> Doesn't need to be 2015-02-23, -16 is enough AFAICS, which is only a two
> >> day extension. This is because I messed up the original timings and
> >> inserted a week. I also wrote 2014- everywhere when I meant 2015- :).
> >> Despite what I said, 2015-02-16 is a meeting date (01-19, 02-02, 02-16)
> >> so I think we can basically fit this in with only two more days needed
> >> for the expiring members.
> >>
> >>   Nomination starts 2015-01-19
> >>   Repeat call 2015-01-26
> >>   Nomination ends 2015-02-02
> >>   Voting starts 2015-02-02
> >>   Reminder 2015-02-09
> >>   Voting ends 2015-02-16 (before meeting)
> >>   New members start 2015-02-17
> >>
> >> If you agree, could you extend the expiry dates of the members who are
> >> running out this year to 2014-02-16 please? Assuming it goes smoothly,
> >> we'll then be back in touch on that date for you to add the new members.
> >>
> >>   https://launchpad.net/~developer-membership-board/+members
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >>
> >> -- 
> >> Iain Lane                                  [ iain at orangesquash.org.uk ]
> >> Debian Developer                                   [ laney at debian.org ]
> >> Ubuntu Developer                                   [ laney at ubuntu.com ]
> > 
> > 
> > I'm obviously happy with the above plan and happy to do the Launchpad
> > updates but being on both boards and being one of the affected members,
> > I'll only do so once another TB member acks the plan :)
> > 
> > 
> 
> ACK for 2015-02-16.
> 
> Marc.

Done

-- 
Stéphane Graber
Ubuntu developer
http://www.ubuntu.com
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