[OpenID board] Fwd: [OpenID] OpenID Board Election

Brett McDowell brett at projectliberty.org
Mon Nov 24 22:00:35 UTC 2008

FWIW, I just joined as an individual and was able to access the voting  
tool.  I wasn't able to nominate anyone other than myself (which I'm  
not interested in doing).  Was this intentional, i.e. that you  
couldn't nominate someone else until after they nominated themselves?

On Nov 24, 2008, at 4:55 PM, David Recordon wrote:

> Hey all,
> I'm glad this email got out so that we're pushing ahead, but am  
> curious if everything on the to-do list got knocked out already for  
> the membership tool?  Are we currently confident in the ability for  
> new members to register?  I'm seeing what seems like a bug? when I  
> go to edit my contact information that it doesn't fill in my current  
> OpenID,  Most of the copy changes I suggested last week don't seem  
> to have made it in.
> So, not trying to impede progress just wanting to make sure that the  
> known issues have been taken care of and tested.
> --David
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: Mike Jones <Michael.Jones at microsoft.com>
>> Date: November 24, 2008 12:04:31 PM PST
>> To: "general at openid.net" <general at openid.net>
>> Subject: [OpenID] 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  
>> directors.
>> Voting and nominations are conducted using the OpenID you  
>> registered when you joined the Foundation.  Log in 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
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