[Members] Board and Council Elections

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Tue Sep 1 15:25:44 CDT 2009

On Tue Sep  1 20:01:09 2009, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>    2. The Council provides technical leadership for the XSF by  
> managing
> the XSF's standards process, deciding which proposals to accept as
> official XEPs, voting on advancement of XEPs through the process  
> from
> Experimental to Draft to Final, and providing oversight for the
> functions of the XMPP Extensions Editor and the XMPP Registrar.  
> Those
> who serve on the XMPP Council are required to be elected members of  
> the XSF.

I'd like to encourage people to stand for Council - we have a number  
of XSF Members who are more than capable of performing the Council  
role really well, and I'd personally like to see new people on the  
Council - not because our existing Council is poor, but new blood is  
always good, and elections aren't much fun if you can guess the  

I've not yet decided whether to stand or not, but if you're  
interested in knowing what the position involves in practise, then  
feel free to contact me. I'll keep such things confidential if you'd  
like, of course.

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