Renewed call for nominees - IRC Council

Joseph Price pricechild at
Tue Dec 1 14:05:04 GMT 2009

Any chance of an explanation for this? It seems a little odd.

I saw several more than capable applicants send in their nominations
before my term ended, enough to fill the open seats. (Not taking into
account the pressure for a CC member to also take a seat of course.)

2009/12/1 Matthew East <mdke at>:
> Hello everybody,
> The Community Council would like to renew the call for nominations [1]
> for the staffing of the IRC Council. The IRC Council consists of five
> members and three seats are currently vacant. The Community Council
> will be working closely with the IRC Council over the coming 6-12
> months and it is an exciting time for the IRC community. We would
> really like to see some more nominees come forward with a passion for
> improving governance and user experience in our IRC channels, which
> are essential resources in the Ubuntu community as a whole.
> [1]
> If you are interested in the Ubuntu IRC world and in improving and
> sustaining transparent and healthy governance in this area, we would
> like to hear from you. The only preconditions for nominees are that
> you be an Ubuntu member and that you be passionate about improving IRC
> governance, in particular in the areas outlined by the CC as their
> principal governance expectations on
> In order to nominate yourself to be considered for the role, please
> prepare a brief summary on your personal wiki page of your
> contributions to the Ubuntu project generally (which you may have
> already as a result of becoming an Ubuntu member) and include in the
> page some details about your personal plans and ideas for Ubuntu's IRC
> world. Testimonials regarding your IRC experience within the Ubuntu
> community are also welcome.
> Then simply email your name and wiki page to the IRC Council at
> irc-council at All nominations will be passed onto
> the Community Council. Alternatively you can email the Community
> Council directly at community-council at
> Nominations will be accepted until Friday, 11 December 2009. Feel free
> to encourage others to apply if you feel they would be a good nominee.
> We look forward to working with you.
> The Ubuntu Community Council
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