Ubuntu-news-team Digest, Vol 48, Issue 14

Urošević Ladislav urosldp at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 14:16:59 UTC 2012

One of the biggest community events not only in Serbia, but in Balkans 
is Share conference(1) in Belgrade, and I`m proud to announce that LoCo 
team participating in event  almost in prime time. This is big success 
of LoCo team of Serbia, and this event is major burst in media for Linux 
and FLOSS.

Tnx for all developers and happy birthday 12.04

p.s. I`m man on the Right on link (2) :-)

1. http://www.shareconference.net/en
2. http://www.shareconference.net/en/program/ubuntu-srbija

S` poštovanjem

Urošević  Ladislav <www.ubuntu-rs.org>
ubuntu logo <www.ubuntu-rs.org>

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> Hi everyone,
> On May 5th we will have a large number of Regional Membership Board
> members with terms expiring. The Community Council decided to take
> this opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness of these regional
> membership boards and how it make sense to go about restaffing them.
> After several discussions, including those with sitting board members,
> we have determined that while there are values to region-based boards
> (there may be cultural and language similarities), it makes more sense
> for us to switch to time-based membership boards. We hope that with
> this change to time-based we can have a more established meeting times
> that the community is familiar with and more successful boards with
> board members being able to commit to a specific time rather than
> assuming evening is the best time in their time zone for them to
> attend.
> The times selected are as follows:
> 12:00 UTC, meeting twice a month, specific days to be determined by the board
> 22:00 UTC, meeting twice a month, specific days to be determined by the board
> These boards will each have 9 members with a quorum of 4. We are
> seeking to seat 10 new board members at this time across both boards
> (we have 8 board members whose terms are not ending).
> We have the following requirements for nominees:
>   * be an Ubuntu member
>   * be confident that you can evaluate contributions to various parts
> of our community
>   * be available during typical meeting times of the board in question
>   * broad insight into the Ubuntu community at large is a plus
> Those sitting on membership boards are people who are insightful. They
> are current Ubuntu Members with a proven track record of activity in
> the community. They have shown themselves over time to be able to work
> well with others and display the positive aspects of the Ubuntu Code
> of Conduct. They should be people who can discern character and
> evaluate contribution quality without emotion while engaging in an
> interview/discussion that communicates interest, a welcoming
> atmosphere, and which is marked by humanity, gentleness, and kindness.
> Even when they must deny applications, they should do so in such a way
> that applicants walk away with a sense of hopefulness and a desire to
> return with a more complete application rather than feeling
> discouraged or hurt.
> To nominate yourself or somebody else (please confirm they wish to
> accept the nomination and state you have done so), please send a mail
> to the membership boards mailing list (ubuntu-membership-boards at
> lists.ubuntu.com). You will want to include some information about
> yourself (or the applicant you are nominating), a launchpad profile
> link and which time slot is being applied for.
> We will be accepting nominations through Friday May 18 at 12:00 UTC.
> All nominations will be forwarded to the Community Council who will
> make the final decision.
> Thanks in advance to you and thanks also to the dedication everybody
> has put into their jobs as board members.
> Elizabeth Krumbach, on behalf of the Community Council
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