Regional Membership Boards: Restaffing

Efrain Valles effie-jayx at
Wed Apr 14 22:06:46 BST 2010

I would like to know if I am eligible for volunteering. I was working
in the Membership Board of the Americas last year, I decided to resign
and concentrate on the LoCo Council. My term in the Council is up and
I would like to know if I am eligible for the Membership board of the
Americas again.


On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 4:27 PM, Matthew Helmke <matthelmke at> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 1:48 PM, Jonathan Carter (highvoltage)
> <jonathan at> wrote:
>> Hi Daniel
>> On 08/04/2010 17:28, Daniel Holbach wrote:
>> > To nominate yourself or somebody else, please send a mail to the board
>> > you are nominating yourself for (ubuntu-membership-board-emea,
>> > ubuntu-membership-board-asia-oceania or ubuntu-membership-board-americas
>> > at Try to explain your nomination. There is still
>> > time for nominations until Fri 23rd April 2010 12 UTC. All nominations
>> > will be forwarded to the Community Council who will make the final
>> > decision.
>> A member of my loco group mentioned to me that he's planning to run for
>> the EMEA Membership Board, and I realised that we haven't received any
>> nominations yet. I checked and the membership-boards
>> lists aren't advertised there. I'm sure that most of the enthusiastic
>> candidates will click on another list and just do a replace in the URL,
>> but if they follow your instructions above some might be a bit confused
>> and end up not making a nomination.
>> Perhaps it would be best to provide the e-mail addresses to the boards?
>> This also serves as a reminder to existing members to re-apply if
>> they're still willing :)
>> -Jonathan
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> I know one of our forum staff members would like to help out. Since he has
> not yet nominated himself, I'll do it for him now and cc him. Joe Barker
> would be an asset in the position. Here's his wiki
> page: . He has even solicited a couple of
> testimonials that appear on the wiki.
> Matthew
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Efrain Valles
Ubuntu LoCo Council Member

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