Ubuntu Membership Board call for nominations

Eleanor Chen chenyueg at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 01:41:27 UTC 2015

Hi Elizabeth,

If I remembered right, I am one of those expiring too, and I shall be
seeking re-election as well. :)

Thank you.

Best Regards,

On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 6:29 PM, Elizabeth K. Joseph <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> As you may know, Ubuntu Membership [1] is a recognition of significant
> and sustained contribution to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community. To this
> end, the Community Council recruits members of our current membership
> community for the valuable role of reviewing and evaluating the
> contributions of potential members to bring them on board or assist
> with having them achieve this goal.
> We have seven members of our boards expiring from their 2 year terms
> within the next couple months, which means we need to do some
> restaffing of this Membership Board [2].
> We're looking for Ubuntu Members who can participate either in the
> 12:00 UTC meetings or 22:00 UTC (if you can make both, even better).
> Both the 12:00 UTC and the 22:00 UTC meetings happen once a month,
> specific day may be discussed by the board upon addition of new
> members.
> We have the following requirements for nominees:
>  - be an Ubuntu member (preferably for some time)
>  - be confident that you can evaluate contributions to various
> parts of our community
>  - be committed to attending the membership meetings
>  - broad insight into the Ubuntu community at large is a plus
> Additionally, those sitting on membership boards 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 the
> nominee, a launchpad profile link and which time slot (12:00 or 22:00)
> the nominee will be able to participate in.
> We will be accepting nominations through Monday March 9th at 12:00
> UTC. At that time all nominations will be forwarded to the Community
> Council who will make the final decision and announcement.
> Thanks in advance to you and to the dedication everybody has put into
> their roles as board members.
> [1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Membership
> [2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Membership/Boards
> Elizabeth K. Joseph (pleia2), on behalf of the Ubuntu Community Council
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