[Board] OSGeo 2019 Elections - Update to the board

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Fri Oct 25 05:16:58 PDT 2019


I propose we have our meeting on Monday (without the charter members 
acceptance task) and make a plan for a breakout meeting for the 
elections then.

On 10/25/19 9:29 AM, MarĂ­a Arias de Reyna wrote:
> Hi Jorge,
> For the board election to start, the current board has to vote and confirm
> that those members are accepted. So I would say we need some more days to
> start the board elections.
> We have a meeting this Monday, but we can have another meeting at a later
> date. I don't know about you, but in Spain the 1st of November is holidays
> and I personally am not going to be available the full weekend until
> Tuesday 5th. If the rest of the board members are available and want to do
> the meeting before that, I can check the names on 31st and send an email if
> any problem arise.
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 12:55 AM Jorge Gustavo Rocha <jgr at osgeopt.pt> wrote:
>> Dear OSGeo board,
>> The nomination period for charter members ended on 2019-10-20. We had 39
>> nominations. Since we have some last minute nominations, we waited four
>> more days to receive all the confirmations and to let all new members
>> create their OSGeo accounts.
>> Even though, right now we still have 10 people (out of 39) missing
>> confirmation and/or OSGeo profile. We just send a reminder to
>> charter-member mailing list, with the current status. We will wait one
>> more day. We will not accept nominations without a positive confirmation
>> by the nominee and without a OSGeo profile.
>> We would like to ask the Board to shift in the election calendar, so
>> that we allow proper time for community review and voting. The new
>> calendar would be the following:
>> Charter member elections:
>> * Community review and voting: 2019-10-25 to 2019-10-31
>> * Final status: 2019-11-01
>> Board elections:
>> * Nomination period: 2019-11-01 to 2019-11-14 (2 weeks)
>> * Campaign period: 2019-11-15 to 2019-11-21 (1 week)
>> * Vote for new Board members: 2019-11-22 to 2019-11-28 (1 week)
>> If the board agrees, we will update the wiki and then announce the
>> updated calendar.
>> Best regards,
>> Jorge Gustavo Rocha and Anne Ghisla
>> (your 2019 OSGeo Elections CROs)
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Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
Charter Member
Open Source Geospatial Foundation

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