2023 X.Org Board of Directors Elections Nomination period is NOW

Ricardo Garcia rgarcia at igalia.com
Mon Mar 13 15:27:09 UTC 2023

This is a reminder that the nomination period for the X.Org Board of
Director elections finishes in a week, on March 19th.

If you would like to nominate yourself please send email to the election
committee elections at x.org, giving your

    current professional affiliation
    a statement of contribution to X.Org or related technologies
    a personal statement.

To vote or to be elected to the Board you needed to be a Member of the
X.Org Foundation. To be a Member of the X.Org Foundation you need to
apply or renew your membership until the end of the nomination period.

Original email follows below. Thanks for your attention.

On Wed, 2023-02-15 at 21:53 +0100, Ricardo Garcia wrote:
> 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 2023 election are now open and will remain open
> until 23:59 UTC on 19 March 2023.
> 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 2022 were Emma
> Anholt, Mark Filion, Alyssa Rosenzweig and Ricardo Garcia. They will
> continue to serve until their term ends in 2024. Current directors whose
> term expires in 2023 are Samuel Iglesias Gonsálvez, Manasi D Navare,
> Lyude Paul 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 19 March 2023.
> The slate of candidates will be published 26 March 2023 and candidate
> Q&A will begin then. The deadline for Xorg membership applications and
> renewals is 26 March 2023.
> Cheers,
> Ricardo Garcia, on behalf of the X.Org BoD

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