2017 X.Org Board of Directors Elections Nomination period is NOW

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 22:29:54 UTC 2017

Just a reminder, the nomination period ends this Sunday (March 5th).
If you are interested or know anything that would be a good candidate,
please follow the instructions below to send your nominations to the
Election Committee at elections at x.org.



On Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 4:26 PM, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher 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 2017 election are now open and will remain open
> until 23:59 UTC on 12 March 2017.
> 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 2016 were Alex
> Deucher, Egbert Eich, Keith Packard and Bryce Harrington. They will
> continue to serve until their term ends in 2018. Current directors
> whose term expires in 2017 are Rob Clark, Martin Peres, Peter Hutterer
> and Daniel Vetter.
> 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 12
> March 2017.
> The slate of candidates will be published 05 March 2017 and candidate
> Q&A will begin then. The deadline for Xorg membership applications and
> renewals is 05 March 2017.
> Alex Deucher, on behalf of the X.Org BoD

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