IRC Council Call for Nominations (2019)

C de-Avillez hggdh2 at
Sat Sep 14 15:48:22 UTC 2019

The IRC Council has two members whose two-year terms are ending.  This
means it is now election season.  The expiring council members are:
 * elky/el (Melissa Draper),
 * Flannel (Neal Bussett)
Members remaining on the IRC Council are:
 * hggdh (C de-Avillez)
 * Tm_T (Jussi Kekkonen)
 * Unit193 (Unit 193)

Details about the IRC Council and its charter may be viewed here:
Council members serve a two-year term and may stand for multiple terms.

All Ubuntu Members are welcome to apply.  To nominate yourself, create a
section on your wiki page and announce it and your candidacy to the IRC
Team mailing list (ubuntu-irc at  Nominations are open
through October 5th 2019, three weeks from now. For easy reference, please
add the URLs for your Launchpad home and wiki pages.

If you're not an Ubuntu Member but believe you meet the criteria to be
one, then visit and learn
how to apply.

Voting is open to everyone who is a member of the "Ubuntu IRC members"
team on launchpad (  If you
are an Ubuntu Member and wish to become a member of the Ubuntu IRC
Members team, contact the IRC Council.

Details of the election process (as explained on the wiki page):
 1. An open call-for-nominations will be announced in the IRC community
     (this email).
 2. Nominees should create a section on their wiki page for this
     election.  This can include your work for the community, thoughts,
     testimonials from others, etc.
 3. To formally submit your nomination, send an email to the IRC Team
     mailing list including a link to your wiki page.
 4. When the nomination period has ended, the IRC Council will review
     the applications and submit them to the Community Council for
 5. The Community Council will identify a shortlist for the board and
     we will circulate the list publicly for feedback from the community.
 6. Elections will be held to vote from the candidates in the short
     list.  Members of the Ubuntu IRC Members Team are eligible to vote.
 7. Please note that joining the IRC Team *after* the election begins
     will NOT qualify one for voting on this election.
 8. The Community Council will finalize the appointments.

If you have any questions about this, feel free to reach out to me,
unit193, or the whole IRC Council.


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