Call for nominations: Developer Membership Board

Eric Desrochers eric.desrochers at
Fri Feb 7 01:23:13 UTC 2020

Since we have not yet enough nominations and it was the same situation at
last election 2 years ago, I started to think about what can be changed in
our approach.

One thing that comes to my mind is what if the nomination were public ?
Right now it is private and only visible to the DMB team. It is only public
once the condorcet vote officially start.

Would it helps having more folks nominating themselves (ripple effect) if
they see someone they know give it a try ?
Would it make the nomination less intimidating for some individuals ?


On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 4:06 PM Robie Basak <robie.basak at> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 01:32:35PM +0000, Robie Basak wrote:
> > The membership terms for two members (Jeremy Bicha and Mathieu
> > Trudel-Lapierre) have expired, and the terms of the remaining members
> > (Eric Desrochers, Micah Gersten, Robie Basak, Simon Quigley and Ɓukasz
> > Zemczak) expire in May. Subsequently, this email is a call for
> > nominations to fill their positions.
> We don't yet have enough nominations to fill the seats that are up for
> election. In recent years the DMB has routinely been short-staffed,
> blocking us from being able to appoint more Ubuntu developers.
> If you are a core dev or MOTU, please consider spending one hour every
> other Monday to help others join us by nominating yourself for a seat on
> the DMB[1].
> Thanks,
> Robie
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