Vacant Developer Membership Board seats: Call for nominations

Iain Lane laney at
Mon Jan 19 18:40:42 UTC 2015


We will soon have four vacant Developer Membership Board seats. Benjamin
Drung, Iain Lane, Scott Kitterman and Stéphane Graber will reach the end
of their terms on 2015-02-17. This mail is a call for nominations.

The DMB is responsible for reviewing and approving new Ubuntu
developers, meeting for about an hour once a fortnight. Candidates
should be Ubuntu developers themselves, and should be well qualified to
evaluate prospective Ubuntu developers and decide when to entrust them
with developer privileges or to grant them Ubuntu membership status.

The new member will be chosen using Condorcet voting. Members of the
ubuntu-dev team in Launchpad will be eligible to vote. To ensure that
you receive a ballot in the initial mail, please add a visible email
address to your Launchpad profile (although there will be an opportunity
to receive a ballot after the vote has started if you do not wish to do

The terms of the new board members will be 2 years. Providing at least
five valid nominations are received, voting will commence on Monday 2nd
February 2015 and will last for 14 days, ending on Monday 16th February
2015. The DMB will confirm the appointments in its next meeting

Please send PGP-signed nominations to
developer-membership-board at (which is a private mailing
list accessible only by DMB members) by midnight UTC on Monday 2nd
February 2015.

If nominating a developer other than yourself, please confirm that the
nominee is happy to sit on the board before emailing the DMB.

Please consider writing a short statement on your wiki page if nominated
so that others get a better idea of who they are voting for. If you
include a link to this in your nomination mail or a followup, the DMB
will share it when the call for votes begins.


Iain Lane                                  [ iain at ]
Debian Developer                                   [ laney at ]
Ubuntu Developer                                   [ laney at ]
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