[Mapbender_dev] Election of project chair

Astrid Emde astrid.emde at wheregroup.com
Mon Sep 20 09:47:26 EDT 2010

Christoph Baudson schrieb:
> At yesterday's IRC meeting we talked about a procedure how to elect 
> the Mapbender project chair. Following this dialogue I propose the 
> following procedure. Please comment this week, so we can agree upon 
> the rules. If there are no objections, the nomination period will 
> start next Monday. You also find the document here [1].
> Duration
> * The Mapbender chair is elected for 12 months
> * After 12 months, another election is in order, unless the chair 
> wants to continue and has a majority with the PSC
> Nominations
> * There will be a nomination period of one week prior to the election.
> * Nominations must be sent to the Mapbender developer mailing list
> * Anyone can nominate or be nominated.
> * The nominees should ideally have been asked beforehands.
> Voting
> * There is a voting period of one week
> * Votes must be sent to the Mapbender developer mailing list
> * Only members of the PSC are allowed to vote.
> * Each member has a single vote, you can either vote for a nominee or 
> abstain
> * A nominee needs more than 50% of the votes in order to be elected
> * if no one is elected in the first ballot, the nominee with least 
> votes is removed from the list of nominees. The voting period is 
> extended for another week.
> Disclaimer
> * The PSC can change these rules if they decide unanimously. This 
> allows the PSC to figure out what to do if the rules above are 
> insufficient.
> [1] http://www.mapbender.org/Category_talk:Chair
Hello Christoph, hello devs,

thanks for the work on the election progress.

+1 from me to make it like you discussed.

Are there any volunteers for the chair position? I read that kmq would 
apply. +1 afor this from me.


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