Reminder: Only 2 days left to nominate candidates for the 2023 X.Org Board of Directors Elections
rgarcia at igalia.com
Fri Mar 17 21:54:49 UTC 2023
Further reminder that the nomination period for the X.Org Board of
Director elections finishes in only 2 days, on March 19th.
Please send your nominations or self-nominations as soon as possible
following the instructions below.
Thanks again for your attention.
On Mon, 2023-03-13 at 16:27 +0100, Ricardo Garcia wrote:
> 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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