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

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Tue Mar 7 17:30:30 UTC 2017

Due to a lack of nominations, we have decided to extend the nomination
and renewal period.  The new election schedule is listed below:

19 Feb 2017 Nomination period begins
12 Mar 2017 Nomination period ends
12 Mar 2017 Publish slate of candidates
12 Mar 2017 Deadline for new membership applications and renewals
12 Mar 2017 Nominee Q&A period begins
19 Mar 2017 Nominee Q&A period ends
19 Mar 2017 Election period begins
02 Apr 2017 Election period ends
03 Apr 2017 Election committee presents results to the current X.Org
board for certification
03 Mar 2017 Results published to the membership

The updated membership agreement to be voted on can be found here:
The individual changes can be seen here:

Information about the current board and which seats are up for
election are available here:


Alex Deucher

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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