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The 2016 OSGeo the [[Charter Members]] election will take place in July/August 2015, followed by the [[Board]] nominations and elections in September.  
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The 2016 OSGeo the [[Charter Members]] election will take place in July 2015, followed by the [[Board]] nominations and elections in August (maybe we change this for September as many people are in vacation).  
  
 
== Charter Member Election ==
 
== Charter Member Election ==
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As every year we are electing new Charter Members into the Foundation.  
 
As every year we are electing new Charter Members into the Foundation.  
  
* See the official list of [http://www.osgeo.org/charter_members Charter Members] as of the 2014 elections.
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* See the official list of [http://www.osgeo.org/charter_members Charter Members] as of the 2015 elections.
 
* Full details of the [[Membership Process]].
 
* Full details of the [[Membership Process]].
* The [[New Member Nominations 2014]] provide an illustration.
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* The [[New Member Nominations 2015]] provide an illustration.
 
* The role of the [[Chief Returning Officer]].
 
* The role of the [[Chief Returning Officer]].
  
=== Selection Process ===
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=== Nominate new Charter Members: 2016-07-04 to 2015-07-18 (2 weeks) ===  
 
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A survey of all Charter Members was performed before the 2015 election, asking about a preference for the method to select new Charter Members ([http://geo-spatial.org/osgeo_survey/final_osgeo_survey_results.html link to results]).  Although not enough Charter Members responded to indicate a strong preference, the survey was very useful to receive thoughts from members.  The OSGeo Board later would decide to keep the same process as in the [http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php?title=Election_2014 2014 Elections].
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==== 2014 Process Changes ====
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Previous to 2014, the Charter Member selection process had been a little contentious. We typically received numerous nominations from high caliber members of our community, and insufficient positions to accept them all. This typically resulted in unnecessary disappointment and dissent.
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In response, in 2014, the OSGeo board [http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/board/2014-July/011785.html agreed] to update the voting process. The aim was to accept all recognised OSGeo members who exhibit [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Membership_Process#Positive_Attributes Positive OSGeo Attributes].
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A key change was that there is no arbitrary limit for the number of new OSGeo charter members.
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=== Nominate new Charter Members: 2015-08-17 to 2015-08-30 (2 weeks) ===  
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* 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'''   
* As per [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Membership_Process_2014#Nominations nominations process], the CRO will contact the nominated person and confirm they are willing to participate and then forward the nomination to the Discuss mailing list for further discussion (see next point).
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* As per [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Membership_Process_2015#Nominations nominations process], the CRO will contact the nominated person and confirm they are willing to participate and then forward the nomination to the Discuss mailing list for further discussion (see next point).
* The list of nominees will be compiled at: [[New Member Nominations 2015]].
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* The list of nominees will be compiled at: [[New Member Nominations 2016]].
  
 
=== Nominated Member Introductions ===
 
=== Nominated Member Introductions ===
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* Following our new [[Membership Process]], '''all''' candidates passed the criteria to be accepted as new OSGeo Charter Members.
 
* Following our new [[Membership Process]], '''all''' candidates passed the criteria to be accepted as new OSGeo Charter Members.
* The new charter members for 2015 are (in alphabetical order)
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* The new charter members for 2016 are (in alphabetical order)
 
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# Alex Morega (Romania)
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# Alexander Salveson Nossum (Norway)
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# Alvin Natividad (Philippines)
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# Asahi Kosuke (Japan)
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# Asger Sigurd Petersen (Denmark )
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# Byeong-Hyeok Yu (South Korea)
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# Daria Svidzinska (Ukraine)
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# David Bianco (USA)
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# Didier Richard (France)
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# Elżbieta Wołoszyńska-Wiśniewska (Poland)
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# Etienne Delay (France)
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# Gert-Jan van der Weijden (Netherlands)
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# Go Yonezawa (Japan)
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# Gonzalo Gabriel Pérez (Argentina)
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# Hans Gregers Petersen (Denmark)
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# Javier Díaz (Argentina)
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# Jean-Marie Arsac (France)
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# Julien Michel (France)
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# Jürgen E. Fischer (Germany)
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# Kari Salovaara (Finland)
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# Kenya Tamura (Japan)
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# Kevin Smith (Canada)
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# Ko Nagase (Japan)
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# Kurt Menke (USA)
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# Lene Fischer (Denmark)
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# Maëlle Vercauteren (Belgium)
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# Marc Vloemans (Netherlands)
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# Marco Minghini (Italy)
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# Mayumi Kubo (Japan)
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# Moritz Lennert (Belgium)
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# Oliver May (Belgium)
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# Oscar López (Argentina)
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# Pedro Venancio (Portugal)
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# Peter Mooney (Ireland)
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# Sebastiaan Couwenberg (Netherlands)
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# Vicky Vergara (México)
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# Yuichiro Nishimura (Japan)
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== Board Election ==
 
== Board Election ==

Revision as of 06:31, 7 June 2016

The 2016 OSGeo the Charter Members election will take place in July 2015, followed by the Board nominations and elections in August (maybe we change this for September as many people are in vacation).

Charter Member Election

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

Nominate new Charter Members: 2016-07-04 to 2015-07-18 (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
  • As per nominations process, the CRO will contact the nominated person and confirm they are willing to participate and then forward the nomination to the Discuss mailing list for further discussion (see next point).
  • The list of nominees will be compiled at: New Member Nominations 2016.

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). The nominee may optionally reference their OSGeo Advocate profile and create a profile if it doesn't exist.

Vote for new Charter Members: 2015-08-31 to 2015-09-06 (1 week)

  • will likely use the same Electronic Voting system that was setup last year
  • Session expiration time was too short and some members reported loosing their votes, this need to be addressed for this election.

Final Status

  • Following our new Membership Process, all candidates passed the criteria to be accepted as new OSGeo Charter Members.
  • The new charter members for 2016 are (in alphabetical order)

Board Election

Nominate new Board Members - 2015-09-07 - 2015-09-20 (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 12:00 GMT on Sunday 20 September 2015
  • Remember that only the Charter Members are eligible for a seat on the Board and voting but that anybody can nominate a board member.
  • The final list will be collected at Board Member Nominations 2015

Vote for new Board Members - 2015-09-21 - 2015-09-27 (1 week)