[OpenID board] Fwd: [OpenID] OpenID Board Election
mart at degeneration.co.uk
Mon Nov 24 22:04:41 UTC 2008
I have seen a few reports of issues come in to the membership email
address, but Darin at RefreshMedia has dealt with each of them and I
think everyone's been looked after so far.
There was some confusion about corporate memberships vs. memberships for
employees of corporations, which was concluded that the company should
buy a single membership and then individuals at the company can also
hold individual memberships. We should probably explain this better on
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.
> Begin forwarded message:
>> *From: *Mike Jones <Michael.Jones at microsoft.com
>> <mailto:Michael.Jones at microsoft.com>>
>> *Date: *November 24, 2008 12:04:31 PM PST
>> *To: *"general at openid.net <mailto:general at openid.net>"
>> <general at openid.net <mailto: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 <mailto: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 <mailto: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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>> general at openid.net <mailto:general at openid.net>
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