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

Brett McDowell brett at projectliberty.org
Mon Nov 24 22:05:13 UTC 2008

Thank you for the quick clarification David.

On Nov 24, 2008, at 5:02 PM, David Recordon wrote:

> 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  
> themselves.
> --David
> 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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