[Foundation] 2002 Election Schedule

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Apr 4 10:54:33 CST 2002


Hear, hear!

BTW, I would be happy to moderate the debate, since I will *not* be
running for Council again (so don't nominate me!).

Also, we need to make it clear that *all* Council members are up for
election -- terms are only one year.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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On Wed, 3 Apr 2002, Harold E. Gottschalk Jr. wrote:

> Ryan,
> Great Plan
> Thanks
> heg
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: members-admin at jabber.org 
> > [mailto:members-admin at jabber.org] On Behalf Of Ryan Eatmon
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 03, 2002 6:21 PM
> > To: members at jabber.org
> > Subject: [Foundation] 2002 Election Schedule
> > 
> > 
> > My fellow JSF Members,
> > 
> >   It is time to elect the Jabber Council members for 
> > 2002-2003.  The elections are going to be held starting on 
> > June 15th.  While this is two months away, we want to make 
> > sure we start early enough to give the candidates enough time 
> > to prepare, and for you to get to know the candidates and 
> > find out more about them.  Find out where they stand on 
> > issues and where they've been working in the Jabber Community.
> > 
> >   We are going to be doing things a little differently this 
> > year.  We want to model this after the Debian DPL elections.  
> > Instead of just having a mad rush to be on the Council, we 
> > want to make sure that the people you want on the Council, get on.
> > 
> >   We are going to start off by allowing you to nominate 
> > fellow members (excluding yourself) to get a feel for who you 
> > want to be on there. 
> > >From that list we will pick the top 14 names, of the willing 
> > nominees,
> > and that will become the Candidate list for this election.
> > 
> >   The Candidates will then have the chance to publish their 
> > platforms, and give you a chance to get to know them better.  
> > Following that we will host a debate where more in-depth 
> > questions from the membership will be posed to each candidate 
> > and each will be given a chance to respond.  Following the 
> > debate, we will have a two week window for you to reflect and 
> > ask the candidates any other questions you might have, and 
> > the elections will start on June 15th.
> > 
> > Here is the timeline and description of each step:
> > 
> > 
> > April 8-26: Nomination Period
> >   - Members may nominate any of the members they choose
> >     to *EXCEPT* for themselves.
> >   - Each member can nominate 3 other members for the Council.
> >   - Members may make it known that they are interested in being
> >     nominated, or they do not wish to be nominated.
> >   - The top 14 willing nominees will be notified that they are
> >     candidates.
> > 
> > May 6-10: Candidate Platform Preparation
> >   - Candidates will be given a week to prepare their platform.
> >   - The platform is a background about yourself, your positions
> >     on issues, what you want to accomplish by being a Council
> >     member, etc...
> > 
> > May 13-24: Member Research
> >   - Members should read over the platforms and think of more in
> >     depth questions they would like to have answered.
> >   - All questions go to the debate coordinator to be announced
> >     by May 10.
> > 
> > May 29: Debate
> >   - The debate coordinator will pick the best questions, and 
> >     host the debate.
> > 
> > June 15-21: Voting for new Council
> >   - Each member can cast their votes for the people they want
> >     on the Council.  Top nine scores win.
> > 
> > Note: All dates are in American Central Time.
> > 
> > 
> > That's it.  We are looking forward to this election.  Let's 
> > all work to make it a good one. 
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> > 
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