[UbuntuWomen] Nominations for the Ubuntu Women Project Leadership Position

Amber Graner akgraner at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 16:23:40 UTC 2009

 Hi  Everyone!

As most of you are aware we had a very EXCITING and AWESOMEmeeting
Which brings me to the point of this email  -  NOMINATIONS for the UBUNTU
WOMEN LEADERSHIP Position are open from December 10-23, 2009. See process,
timeline and responsibilities below:

Election process:


   Call for nominations. Each candidate will use a wiki template in a
   standard location (

   - When the call for nominations deadline is complete, there will be a
   call for testimonials for the provided nominations.
   - When the testimonials deadline is complete, the CC is sent the final
   list of nominations and they will decide on a leader.
   - When the CC has completed their decision, the leader is appointed and
   the term length begins from that date.

Wiki template to be used

Election Timeline:

   - Open Call For Nominations - 10th Dec. 2009 - so nominate yourself or
   encourage someone else
   - Nominations Deadline - 23rd Dec. 2009  - make sure basic information is
   on wiki
   - Testimonials Deadline - 8th Jan 2010 - make sure all testimonials are
   added by this date as this is when wiki's will go to CC
   - CC Deadline - 15th Jan 2010 - date when CC deadline to confirm
   appointment of leader

Responsibilities: (includes but not limited too)

   - Sit the full term Length of one (1) year (after -M elections are held,
   1st leader appointed by CC will be for a 6 month period  at the end of
   6months leader will be reevaluated and team will decided to extend current
   leaders term or make a call for elections.
   - Gathering input from team and other key community members and
   finalizing a roadmap at the beginning of each cycle.
   - Seek to serve the team and it's charter and help team members to agree
   upon goals and be successful in achieving those goals.
   - Maybe called on to resolve conflicts of varying nature
   - Weekly Responsibilities:  -Organizing and chairing regular IRC meetings
   and coordinating the discussion to achieve agreed objectives and unblock
   problems. - Taking care of meeting minutes and reporting those minutes in
   the Team Reporting framework (may be delegated) - Following up with the
   team on work items and cycle commitments to maximize the opportunity for
   success. - leader to remind team of next meeting date at end of each
   - Optional but encouraged: Attending UDS as a sponsored participant.

All information listed above can be found at
Process, Timeline, Responsibilities
http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/UbuntuWomen/LeadershipNominations/January2010 -
Wiki template
http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Meetings/20091209 - Meeting
http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Meetings/20091209/logs - Logs
http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Meetings/20091209/Notes - Notes/Summary

Thanks everyone!!  Remember if you or someone you know from the team would
make an awesome leader then please nominate yourself or encourage team

Amber Graner//akgraner//
Just me Amber.

There are lots of Linux users who don't care how the kernel works, but only
want to use it. That is a tribute to how good Linux is.
Linus Torvalds
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