2019 X.Org Board of Directors Elections Nomination period is NOW

Wentland, Harry Harry.Wentland at amd.com
Thu Jan 31 22:08:27 UTC 2019

We are seeking nominations for candidates for election to the X.Org Foundation Board of Directors. All X.Org Foundation members are eligible for election to the board.

Nominations for the 2019 election are now open and will remain open until 23:59 UTC on 14 February 2019.

The Board consists of directors elected from the membership. Each year, an election is held to bring the total number of directors to eight. The four members receiving the highest vote totals will serve as directors for two year terms.

The directors who received two year terms starting in 2018 were Keith Packard, Bryce Harrington, Eric Anholt, and Harry Wentland. They will continue to serve until their term ends in 2020. Current directors whose term expires in 2019 are Rob Clark, Martin Peres, Taylor Campbell and Daniel Vetter.

A director is expected to participate in the fortnightly IRC meeting to discuss current business and to attend the annual meeting of the X.Org Foundation, which will be held at a location determined in advance by the Board of Directors.

A member may nominate themselves or any other member they feel is qualified. Nominations should be sent to the Election Committee at elections at x.org.

Nominees shall be required to be current members of the X.Org Foundation, and submit a personal statement of up to 200 words that will be provided to prospective voters. The collected statements, along with the statement of contribution to the X.Org Foundation in the member's account page on http://members.x.org, will be made available to all voters to help them make their voting decisions.

Nominations, membership applications or renewals and completed personal statements must be received no later than 23:59 UTC on 14 February 2019.

The slate of candidates will be published 21 February 2019 and candidate Q&A will begin then. The deadline for Xorg membership applications and renewals is 21 February 2019.

Cheers, Harry Wentland, on behalf of the X.Org BoD

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