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The 2013 OSGeo the [[Charter Members]] election will take place in July 2012, followed by the [[Board]] elections in August so that new board members have a chance to meet face-to-face at [http://2013.foss4g.org FOSS4G] in September.  
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The 2013 OSGeo the [[Charter Members]] election will take place in July 2013, followed by the [[Board]] nominations and elections in August so that new board members have a chance to meet face-to-face at [http://2013.foss4g.org FOSS4G] in Nottingham, UK in September.  
  
 
== Charter Member Election ==
 
== Charter Member Election ==
In 2013 we are adding up to '''30''' new Charter Members to the Foundation.  
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As every year we are electing new Charter Members into the Foundation.  
  
* Official list of [http://www.osgeo.org/charter_members Charter Members] as of 2012.
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* See the official list of [http://www.osgeo.org/charter_members Charter Members] as of 2012.
 
* Full details of the [[New Membership Process]].
 
* Full details of the [[New Membership Process]].
 
* The [[New Member Nominations 2012]] provide an illustration.
 
* The [[New Member Nominations 2012]] provide an illustration.
 
* The role of the [[Chief Returning Officer]].
 
* The role of the [[Chief Returning Officer]].
  
=== Nominate new Charter Members: 2013-07-09 to 2013-07-23 ===  
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=== Nominate new Charter Members: 2013-07-09 to 2013-07-23 (2 weeks) ===  
 
* Please confirm with the nominated person first!  
 
* Please confirm with the nominated person first!  
 
* Please email cro@osgeo.org with their '''name''', '''contact email''' and '''paragraph describing why you are recommending this person as a Charter Member'''   
 
* Please email cro@osgeo.org with their '''name''', '''contact email''' and '''paragraph describing why you are recommending this person as a Charter Member'''   
 
* Please also feel free to cc: the nomination to the OSGeo discussion list - discuss@lists.osgeo.org - so the community can be nudged along and have a sense of what is going on.  
 
* Please also feel free to cc: the nomination to the OSGeo discussion list - discuss@lists.osgeo.org - so the community can be nudged along and have a sense of what is going on.  
* The list of nominees will be compiled at: [[New Member Nominations 2012]]
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* The list of nominees will be compiled at: [[New Member Nominations 2013]]
  
 
=== Nominated Member Introductions ===
 
=== Nominated Member Introductions ===
 
* During the period between a nomination and the start of the election, charter member nominees are encouraged to introduce themselves on the OSGeo discussion list (discuss@lists.osgeo.org).
 
* During the period between a nomination and the start of the election, charter member nominees are encouraged to introduce themselves on the OSGeo discussion list (discuss@lists.osgeo.org).
  
=== Vote for new Charter Members: 2013-07-25 to 2013-08-01 ===
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=== Vote for new Charter Members: 2013-07-25 to 2013-08-01 (1 week) ===
 
* Only Charter Members are eligible to vote!
 
* Only Charter Members are eligible to vote!
 
* Please email cro@osgeo.org with a list up to 30 lines long and one name per line.
 
* Please email cro@osgeo.org with a list up to 30 lines long and one name per line.
 
* You can vote for 30 different people, or the same person 30 times, or any balance in between.
 
* You can vote for 30 different people, or the same person 30 times, or any balance in between.
  
=== Final Status: 2012-07-22 ===
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=== Final Status: 2013-08-02 ===
 
* As per [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/New_Membership_Process OSGeo bylaws] we are free to add between 10% and one third of the existing charter membership. With 144 existing members in 2012 this means between 14 and 48 new members.  
 
* As per [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/New_Membership_Process OSGeo bylaws] we are free to add between 10% and one third of the existing charter membership. With 144 existing members in 2012 this means between 14 and 48 new members.  
  
* The new charter members for 2012 are (in alphabetical order):
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* The new charter members for 2013 are (in alphabetical order):
 
*# First name, Name (Country)
 
*# First name, Name (Country)
  
* The full list of nominees is at [[New Member Nominations 2012]]
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* The full list of nominees is at [[New Member Nominations 2013]]
  
 
== Board Election ==
 
== Board Election ==
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=== Nominate new Board Members - 2012-07-23 - 2012-08-01 ===
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=== Nominate new Board Members - 2013-08-03 - 2012-08-20 (2 weeks+) ===
 
* Please '''confirm with the person''' that they would like to stand for election as a Board member.  
 
* Please '''confirm with the person''' that they would like to stand for election as a Board member.  
* Email a nomination, consisting of name, current country of residence and a paragraph describing why you think this person would make a good Board member, to '''cro@osgeo.org''' by 23:59 (your time zone) on '''Wednesday 1st August 2012'''
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* Email a nomination, consisting of name, current country of residence and a paragraph describing why you think this person would make a good Board member, to '''cro@osgeo.org''' by 23:59 (your time zone) on '''Tuesday 20 August 2013'''
* Please also cc: the nomination to the OSGeo discussion list - '''discuss@lists.osgeo.org''' - so the community can be nudged along and have a sense of what is going on.
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* Remember that only [http://www.osgeo.org/charter_members Charter Members] of OSGeo are eligible for a seat on the Board  
 
* Remember that only [http://www.osgeo.org/charter_members Charter Members] of OSGeo are eligible for a seat on the Board  
* The final list will be collected at [[Board Member Nominations 2012]]
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* The final list will be collected at [[Board Member Nominations 2013]]
  
=== Vote for new Board Members - 2012-08-03 - 2012-08-12 ===
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=== Vote for new Board Members - 2012-08-23 - 2012-09-06 ===
 
* Only Charter Members are eligible to vote.
 
* Only Charter Members are eligible to vote.
* Choose from [[Board Member Nominations 2012]] list.
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* Choose from [[Board Member Nominations 2013]] list.
* Email cro@osgeo.org with a list of names up to '''5''' lines long (one vote per board slot).
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* Email cro@osgeo.org with a list of names up to '''3''' lines long (one vote per board slot).
* You can cast up to 5 votes, for 5 different people. Multiple votes for one person will be counted as one vote.
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* You can cast up to 3 votes, for 3 different people. Multiple votes for one person will be counted as one vote!
 
* Voting closes at 23:59 (your timezone) '''12-August-2012'''.
 
* Voting closes at 23:59 (your timezone) '''12-August-2012'''.
* Results will be posted at [[Board Election 2012 Results]] on 14 August 2012.
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* Results will be posted at [[Board Election 2013 Results]] on 7 September 2013.
 
* Contact cro@osgeo.org with questions.
 
* Contact cro@osgeo.org with questions.
  
 
[[Category:Elections]]  
 
[[Category:Elections]]  
[[Category:Election 2012]]
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[[Category:Election 2013]]

Revision as of 02:22, 2 July 2013

The 2013 OSGeo the Charter Members election will take place in July 2013, followed by the Board nominations and elections in August so that new board members have a chance to meet face-to-face at FOSS4G in Nottingham, UK in September.

Charter Member Election

As every year we are electing new Charter Members into the Foundation.

Nominate new Charter Members: 2013-07-09 to 2013-07-23 (2 weeks)

  • Please confirm with the nominated person first!
  • Please email cro@osgeo.org with their name, contact email and paragraph describing why you are recommending this person as a Charter Member
  • Please also feel free to cc: the nomination to the OSGeo discussion list - discuss@lists.osgeo.org - so the community can be nudged along and have a sense of what is going on.
  • The list of nominees will be compiled at: New Member Nominations 2013

Nominated Member Introductions

  • During the period between a nomination and the start of the election, charter member nominees are encouraged to introduce themselves on the OSGeo discussion list (discuss@lists.osgeo.org).

Vote for new Charter Members: 2013-07-25 to 2013-08-01 (1 week)

  • Only Charter Members are eligible to vote!
  • Please email cro@osgeo.org with a list up to 30 lines long and one name per line.
  • You can vote for 30 different people, or the same person 30 times, or any balance in between.

Final Status: 2013-08-02

  • As per OSGeo bylaws we are free to add between 10% and one third of the existing charter membership. With 144 existing members in 2012 this means between 14 and 48 new members.
  • The new charter members for 2013 are (in alphabetical order):
    1. First name, Name (Country)

Board Election


Nominate new Board Members - 2013-08-03 - 2012-08-20 (2 weeks+)

  • Please confirm with the person that they would like to stand for election as a Board member.
  • Email a nomination, consisting of name, current country of residence and a paragraph describing why you think this person would make a good Board member, to cro@osgeo.org by 23:59 (your time zone) on Tuesday 20 August 2013
  • Remember that only Charter Members of OSGeo are eligible for a seat on the Board
  • The final list will be collected at Board Member Nominations 2013

Vote for new Board Members - 2012-08-23 - 2012-09-06

  • Only Charter Members are eligible to vote.
  • Choose from Board Member Nominations 2013 list.
  • Email cro@osgeo.org with a list of names up to 3 lines long (one vote per board slot).
  • You can cast up to 3 votes, for 3 different people. Multiple votes for one person will be counted as one vote!
  • Voting closes at 23:59 (your timezone) 12-August-2012.
  • Results will be posted at Board Election 2013 Results on 7 September 2013.
  • Contact cro@osgeo.org with questions.