Re: Kubuntu Council Elections 2018 - Call for Nominations

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Re: Kubuntu Council Elections 2018 - Call for Nominations

I'd like to nominate Valorie Zimmerman as well.

On 08/24/2018 05:24 AM, Rik Mills wrote:

> I would like to remind anyone thinking of standing or nominating, that
> nomination close at end of play tomorrow (Saturday 25th August).
> We currently only have 2 nominations for the 3 spots, so please do not
> delay.
> Currently nominated are:
> Valorie Zimmerman
> Simon Quigley
> I should also point out that Philip Muškovac has stated on our IRC
> channel that he does not intend to stand this time, and as yet do not
> know Myriam Schweingruber's intentions. So if you should be assuming
> that incumbent members are likely to just be re-elected and so you are
> not standing, I would suggest you may like to reconsider that.
> As set out in my previous email, the time commitment is not large and
> any member who feels they can make a difference and positive
> contribution is more than welcome to stand.
> Thank you
> Rik Mills
> Kubuntu Council
> Kubuntu devel
> On 18/08/18 10:23, Rik Mills wrote:
>> Hello Kubuntu community!
>> Unfortunately, we overlooked that three (3) of our Kubuntu Council
>> members are expiring shortly!
>> The terms for the following Council members are due to expire on the 2nd
>> September 2018:
>> Myriam Schweingruber
>> Philip Muškovac
>> Valorie Zimmerman
>> I hereby call for nominations for the Kubuntu Council to elect three (3)
>> members and hope that Myriam Schweingruber, Philip Muškovac, Valorie
>> Zimmerman will continue to serve until we have the names of the new
>> Council members.
>> I will update the Kubuntu Calendar to reflect these new dates.
>> The term is for two years, spanning 2nd September 2018 to 2nd September
>> 2020.
>> As in the past, the election will be conducted using CIVS (Condorcet
>> Internet Voting Service) - and
>> the top three ranking vote recipients will be elected.
>> Schedule:
>> Nomination period: Now to the 25th August 2018
>> Ballot Preparation: 25th August to the next day
>> Voting Period: 25th August 1st September
>> End Poll/Results Announced: 1st September
>> New Term Begins: 2nd September 2018
>> This schedule shortens all the timelines. Please nominate yourselves or
>> others quickly, so we can get to voting quickly.
>> The above deadlines may be subject to minor revision, and a follow up
>> email will give details if this is so. However, nominations open NOW so
>> please be as prompt as possible.
>> Please mention what you would like to accomplish within the Kubuntu
>> project (Why people should vote for you)
>> Eligibility:
>> All Kubuntu Members ( )
>> are eligible to be nominated and to vote. If you have a public email
>> address in Launchpad, you need take no further action to receive your
>> voting ballot. If you do not have a public email address, please
>> contact me off-list with the address you'd like your ballot sent to,
>> otherwise you will be unable to vote.
>> Nominations:
>> All Kubuntu members are eligible. The Kubuntu Council is intended to
>> represent all of the Kubuntu community. Applications from involved
>> non-developers are encouraged. If you are nominating someone else,
>> please confirm their willingness to serve before nominating them.
>> Nominations should be done in public via either kubuntu-users or
>> kubuntu-devel mailing lists. If there is some extraordinary reason that
>> precludes that, contact me directly.
>> Commitment:
>> The Kubuntu Council is the leadership body of Kubuntu.  Members of the
>> council are expected to be active in the Kubuntu community/project. It
>> has three primary roles:
>>   - Approve development plans for future Kubuntu releases
>>   - Approve Kubuntu membership applications
>>   - Resolve disputes within the Kubuntu project
>> The time commitment is not large. Meetings are generally only once every
>> several months and conducted via IRC. However, we do need the Kubuntu
>> Council to lead the community, not sit back and only attend meetings.
>> Questions:
>> If there are questions, you can contact us via this mailing list or (if
>> really necessary) via direct mail.  We can also be found on Freenode IRC
>> in #kubuntu, #kubuntu-council or #kubuntu-devel
>> Many thanks to all and please remember "time is of the essence".
>> Happy nominating and voting,
>> Rik Mills
>> Kubuntu Council

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