Upcoming Vacant Developer Membership Board seats: Second call for nominations

Jared Essig jared.essig at gmail.com
Fri Aug 4 02:08:40 UTC 2017


On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 3:52 PM, Brian Murray <brian at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> The membership of Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre in the Developer Membership
> board will be expiring shortly and Adam Conrad's membership will expire
> a few months after that. Subsequently, this email is a call for
> nominations to fill both of their positions although one elected
> developer will not begin their term immediately.
> The DMB is responsible for reviewing and approving new Ubuntu developers
> [1], 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
> this).
> The term of the new board members will be at least two years (there will
> be some changes to terms to get these two positions to share the same
> expiration date).  Providing at least three valid nominations are
> received, voting will commence on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 and will last
> for approximately 7 days, ending on or around Tuesday, June 6, 2017.
> The DMB will confirm the appointments in its next meeting thereafter.
> Please send GPG-signed nominations to developer-membership-board at
> lists.ubuntu.com (which is a private mailing list accessible only by DMB
> members) by midnight UTC on Monday, May 29, 2017.
> 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 for whom they are voting. If you
> include a link to this wiki page in your nomination mail or a followup,
> the DMB will share it when the call for votes begins.
> [1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDevelopers
> If you are getting a sense of deja vu - it is legitimate because I sent
> this same email a couple of months ago and we received only a
> self-nomination from Mathieu. Let's try and find some new people for the
> board!
> Thank you,
> --
> Brian Murray
> On behalf of the DMB
> --
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> ubuntu-devel-announce at lists.ubuntu.com
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

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