Board Election 2017 Results

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Theses are the final results from the 2017 elections for the open seats of the OSGeo Board of Directors. The formal announce was made on the discuss mailing list on this thread. There were five seats open and they have been filled by (alphabetical order):

  • María Arias de Reyna
  • Astrid Emde
  • Jody Garnett
  • Jeff McKenna
  • Helena Mitasova

Thanks to all candidates for going through the elections and exposing themselves. Overall voting participation was 79% (308 out of 390) and there were no tie scores to arbitrate. One candidate withdraw during the voting period. A final position is expected from the candidate ASAP. Thank you to all who voted!

The complete resulting Board (including the withdraw candidate) is:

  • Vasile Craciunescu
  • Maria Antonia Brovelli
  • Michael Smith
  • Angelos Tzotsos
  • María Arias de Reyna
  • Astrid Emde
  • Jody Garnett
  • Jeff McKenna
  • Helena Mitasova

Congratulations and please welcome the new OSGeo directors!

We wish to thank the outgoing directors for their continued support of OSGeo and for helping to run a fantastic organizations with a great membership and lots of energy. We thank all candidates who stood in this election and all OSGeo Charter Members for their contribution and votes.

Detailed results

  • Membership: 390
  • Valid votes: 308
  • Not finished votes: 5
  • Not voted: 77

Unmodified export of the vote log from LimeSurvey can be downloaded from http://www.geo-spatial.org/file_download/29668/osgeo_board_elections.csv. A chart with the vote log data was created by Helmut Kudrnovsky.

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Name Count
María Arias de Reyna 179
Astrid Emde 196
Dirk Frigne 96
Jody Garnett 175
Jeff McKenna 176
Helena Mitasova 190
Venkatesh Raghavan 140
Sanghee Shin 125
Vicky Vergara 132