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

David Recordon drecordon at sixapart.com
Mon Nov 24 22:02:52 UTC 2008

Yes, the idea that during the nomination phase you're able to login  
and second someone who has nominated themselves.  It will be  
interesting to see how this plays out considering people will most  
likely be visiting the tool before a lot of people have nominated  


On Nov 24, 2008, at 2:00 PM, Brett McDowell wrote:

> 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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