2018 X.Org Board of Directors Elections Nomination period is NOW

Rob Clark robdclark at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 22:31:37 UTC 2018


We have extended the deadline for nominations until 9 Mar 2018.  We
currently have four nominees for four seats, but we would like to have
at least another candidate or two, so please consider stepping up and
nominating yourself or a friend!


On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 9:01 AM, Rob Clark <robdclark at gmail.com> 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 2018 election are now open and will remain open
> until 23:59 UTC on 23 Feb 2018.
> 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 2017 were Rob
> Clark, Martin Peres, Taylor Campbell and Daniel Vetter. They will
> continue to serve until their term ends in 2019. Current directors
> whose term expires in 2018 are Alex Deucher, Egbert Eich, Keith
> Packard and Bryce Harrington.
> 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 members 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 23 Feb
> 2018.
> The slate of candidates will be published 1 Mar 2018 and candidate Q&A
> will begin then. The deadline for Xorg membership applications and
> renewals is 1 Mar 2018.
> Cheers, Rob Clark, on behalf of the X.Org BoD
> https://www.x.org/wiki/BoardOfDirectors/Elections/2018/

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