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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).  
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The 2016 OSGeo the [[Charter Members]] election will take place in July 2016, followed by the [[Board]] nominations and elections in July/August so that new board members have a chance to possibly meet face-to-face at FOSS4G in Bonn, Germany in August.  
  
 
== Charter Member Election ==
 
== Charter Member Election ==
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* 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.
 
* 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) ===
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=== Vote for new Charter Members: 2016-07-19 to 2016-07-26 (1 week) ===
  
 
* will likely use the same [[Electronic Voting]] system that was setup last year
 
* will likely use the same [[Electronic Voting]] system that was setup last year
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* Following the [[Board Election Procedure]] there are '''5''' seats up for election this year.
 
* Following the [[Board Election Procedure]] there are '''5''' seats up for election this year.
* [[Jáchym Čepický]], [[Bart van den Eijnden]], [[Gerald Fenoy | Gérald Fenoy]] and [[Jorge Sanz]] have reached the end of their 2-year term, Board members wishing to stand in the 2015 election must receive a nomination, like any other candidate.  
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* [[Massimiliano Cannata]], [[Vasile Craciunescu]], [[Dirk Frigne]] and [[Michael Smith]] have reached the end of their 2-year term, Board members wishing to stand in the 2015 election must receive a nomination, like any other candidate.  
** Jáchym Čepický will not be standing for re-election.
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** Massimiliano Cannata will not be standing for re-election.
** Bart van den Eijnden will not be standing for re-election.
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** Vasile Craciunescu will not be standing for re-election.
** Gérald Fenoy will not be standing for re-election.
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** Dirk Frigne will not be standing for re-election.
** Jorge Sanz will not be standing for re-election
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** Michael Smith will not be standing for re-election
** [[Anne Ghisla]] will not stay for the second year of her term
 
 
* Continuing Board members who have another year to serve are  
 
* Continuing Board members who have another year to serve are  
** [[Massimiliano Cannata]]
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** [[Jody Garnett]]
** [[Vasile Craciunescu]]
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** [[Anita Graser]]
** [[Jeff McKenna]]
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** [[Helena Mitasova]]
** [[Michael Smith]]
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** [[Venkatesh Raghavan]]
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** [[Sanghee Shin]]
  
=== Nominate new Board Members - 2015-09-07 - 2015-09-20 (2 weeks) ===
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=== Nominate new Board Members - 2016-07-27 - 2016-08-10 (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.  
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* The final list will be collected at [[Board Member Nominations 2015]]
 
* The final list will be collected at [[Board Member Nominations 2015]]
  
=== Vote for new Board Members - 2015-09-21 - 2015-09-27 (1 week) ===
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=== Vote for new Board Members - 2016-08-11 - 2016-08-18 (1 week) ===
  
 
* Only Charter Members are eligible to vote.
 
* Only Charter Members are eligible to vote.
* Choose from [[Board Member Nominations 2015]] list.
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* Choose from [[Board Member Nominations 2016]] list.
 
* Through the [[Electronic Voting]] system, every Charter Member will receive a personal link to access the election.
 
* Through the [[Electronic Voting]] system, every Charter Member will receive a personal link to access the election.
 
* You can cast up to '''5''' votes, for '''5''' different people.
 
* You can cast up to '''5''' votes, for '''5''' different people.
* Voting closes by [http://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/generic?month=08&day=16&hour=14&p0=325&msg=OSGeo%20Board%20of%20Directors%20elections%202014&csz=1&swk=1 12:00 GMT on '''Sunday 27 September 2015''']. Later note: the voting period was [http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/discuss/2015-September/014944.html extended with 48 hours].
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* Voting closes by [http://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/generic?month=08&day=16&hour=14&p0=325&msg=OSGeo%20Board%20of%20Directors%20elections%202014&csz=1&swk=1 12:00 GMT on '''Thursday 18 August 2016'''].
* Results will be posted at [[Board Election 2015 Results]] on 2015-09-28.
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* Results will be posted at [[Board Election 2016 Results]] on 2016-08-19.
 
* Contact cro@osgeo.org with questions.
 
* Contact cro@osgeo.org with questions.
  
 
[[Category:Elections]]  
 
[[Category:Elections]]  
[[Category:Election 2015]]
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[[Category:Election 2016]]

Revision as of 12:38, 7 June 2016

The 2016 OSGeo the Charter Members election will take place in July 2016, followed by the Board nominations and elections in July/August so that new board members have a chance to possibly meet face-to-face at FOSS4G in Bonn, Germany in August.

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: 2016-07-19 to 2016-07-26 (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 - 2016-07-27 - 2016-08-10 (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 - 2016-08-11 - 2016-08-18 (1 week)