[maemo-community] Nominations open for community council election

From: Quim Gil quim.gil at nokia.com
Date: Tue Sep 8 10:10:37 EEST 2009

ext Dave Neary wrote:
> Hi all,
> As you may have noticed from Randall's announcement, the declaration
> period for candidatures for the Q3 2009 Maemo community council election
> is open.

Can you please make an official announcement at
http://maemo.org/news/announcements/ ? Advertising to talk.maemo.org
would be also good. Thanks!

> Thanks to the cumulative nature of karma there are more possible
> candidates than ever before this time - 314 of us meet the karma
> requirements for nomination.
> Candidates eligible for election (*) can be nominated by anyone in the
> community. If a maemo.org community member nominates someone other than
> themselves, the nomination must be accepted by the nominee before it is
> official.
> Nominations may be made before 23:59 UTC, September 20th, at which time
> a voting period of one week will open, by sending an email to the
> maemo-community mailing list with the subject "Council Nomination:"
> followed by the name of the nominee. Nominations can be confirmed by the
> nominee replying to this email.
> I encourage anyone who would like to be on the council to nominate
> themselves early, and I would encourage all community members to be
> forthcoming with questions for the candidates.
> Important election dates:
> Sept  7 	Nominations open for Maemo Community Council elections
> Sept 21 	Nominations close, voting opens
> Sept 28 	Voting closes, provisional results declared
> Oct   5 	If no challenges are upheld, results for elections are final
> Good luck to all!
> Dave Neary.
> (*) Rules are set out in http://wiki.maemo.org/Community_Council -
> candidates must have over 100 karma points to be eligible for election.
> A list of eligible candidates is available in
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Community_Council/Eligible_candidates_Q3_2009

Quim Gil
open source advocate
Maemo Devices @ Nokia
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