X.Org Foundation Board of Directors 2010 Election

Leon Shiman leon at magic.shiman.com
Fri Feb 5 06:35:58 PST 2010

Luc is right, there is a limit of 2 board members who work for a given 

And company affiliations should be clearly visible on the candidate list.

The procedure followed in a prior election, was that after tallying votes, 
only the two highest-scoring reps were approved as members of the board.


on Fri, 5 Feb 2010 10:20:43 +0100 Luc Verhaegen wrote:
>On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 11:17:22PM -0800, Barton C Massey wrote:
>> Voting for the 2010 Election of the X.Org Foundation Board
>> of Directors opens Friday 5 Feb 2010 at 0100 UTC, and closes
>> Thursday 18 Feb 2010 at 2300 UTC.  All current Members of
>> the X.Org Foundation are eligible to vote in this election.
>> Members may vote by logging in to the web app at
>>   https://members.x.org
>> Four seats are open for two-year terms, and one additional
>> seat is open for a one-year term to finish the term vacated
>> by Daniel Stone's resignation.
>> For the list of candidates and their personal and
>> contribution statements, please see
>>   http://wiki.x.org/wiki/BoardOfDirectors/Elections/2010
>> Thank you for your support of X.Org.
>>      Bart Massey
>>      Election Committee Chair
>>      X.Org Foundation Board of Directors
>>      bart at cs.pdx.edu
>It would be interested to see company affiliations in the wiki here to 
>remind members who works for what company.
>I seem to remember that the bylaws state that only 2 people from a given 
>one company are allowed a seat on the board, and i am counting 3 intel 
>employees here. It would be nice to know what happens when all three 
>have been voted to the board.
>Luc Verhaegen.
>members mailing list
>members at foundation.x.org

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