[OpenID board] Draft board election notes
drecordon at sixapart.com
Fri Nov 21 04:31:13 UTC 2008
Did you see the edits I sent to this list earlier in the day?
On Nov 20, 2008, at 8:02 PM, Mike Jones wrote:
> Enclosed are drafts of two notes: an explanatory note we’ll send to general at openid.net
> and a shorter note that will be sent to members when the election
> begins. Timely feedback is welcome on both.
> To: general at openid.net
> Subject: OpenID Board Election
> The OpenID Foundation is holding its first election of community
> board members starting today. All members of the OpenID Foundation
> are eligible to nominate themselves, second the nominations of
> others who self-nominated, and vote for candidates. If you’re not
> already a member of the OpenID Foundation, we encourage you to join
> at https://openid.net/foundation/members/registration.
> Board participation requires a substantial ongoing investment of
> time and energy and is a commitment that should not be undertaken
> lightly. Rather, should you be elected, expect to be called upon to
> serve both on the board and on its committees where the work of the
> foundation is conducted, and to actively contribute. That being
> said however, if you’re passionate about OpenID and advancing
> digital identity, have the time to devote to community service in
> this manner, and are a person who gets things done and works well
> with others, we welcome your candidacy for the OpenID board of
> Voting and nominations are conducted using the OpenID you registered
> when you joined the Foundation. Login at https://openid.net/foundation/members/with
> that OpenID to participate in the election. You should have also
> received instructions on how to participate in a separate note from membership at oidf.org
> if you’re already a member. If you experience problems
> participating in the election or joining the foundation, please send
> a note to membership at oidf.org.
> Seven community directors are being elected to the board. The four
> candidates receiving the most votes will serve 2 year terms and the
> three candidates receiving the next numbers of votes will serve 1
> year terms. (This allows us to institute staggered 2-year terms
> going forward.) In order to be eligible for election, your
> candidacy must have been seconded by at least three other members.
> The election will be conducted on the following schedule:
> Nominations open: Monday, November 24
> Nominations close: Monday, December 8
> Election begins: Wednesday, December 10
> Election ends: Wednesday, December 24
> Results announced by: Wednesday, December 31
> New board terms start: Thursday, January 1
> Thank you for participating in advancing OpenID!
> -- Mike Jones, for
> the Elections Committee
> Hello < member.name >,
> Nominations have opened on the < election.name (i.e. December 2008)
> > OpenID board member election. The nominating process will remain
> open until < election.end_nominations_on (i.e. December 8, 2008) >.
> The page below allows you to nominate yourself or second the
> nominations other candidates. Thank you for your participation!
> https://openid.net/foundation/members/elections/< election.id >
> The OpenID Foundation
> board mailing list
> board at openid.net
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