FW: [squeak-dev] RE: Squeak Oversight Board 2015 Elections

Ron Teitelbaum ron at usmedrec.com
Mon Feb 9 18:02:34 UTC 2015

Hi All,

Well only one week to go.  If you are planning on running for the Squeak
Oversight Board, please announce your candidacy soon.

So far we have 5 candidates for 7 spots.  

Candidates (order of announcement):

1. Casey Ransberger
2. Eliot Miranda
3. Tim Rowledge
4. Craig Latta
5. David T. Lewis

You have until Monday 16th of February 3PM (20.00 UTC).

Thank you for your work on Squeak!

All the best,

Ron Teitelbaum

> Hi All,
> It's that time again.  Time to raise your voices and elect your leaders!
> It's a time for you to stand up, help your community and volunteer to 
> serve!
> Squeak wants you!
> Every year we elect the SOB (Squeak Oversight Board) consisting of 
> seven members from our community. The current board members are:
> In alphabetical order:
> Bert Freudenberg
> Chris Muller
> Craig Latta
> David T. Lewis
> Eliot Miranda
> Frank Shearar
> Tim Rowledge
> For more info on the board please see:
> https://squeakboard.wordpress.com/our-mission/
> Everything about the election, including schedule and more, can be
> tracked here:
>                http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6200
> Now until Monday 16th of February 3PM (20.00 UTC): Nominations of SOB 
> members and campaigning!
> Candidates should nominate themselves and start their campaign on the 
> squeak-dev mailing list. Or if you nominate someone else, make sure 
> that person really wants to run. :) I will not put anyone on the 
> candidate list until that person makes it known on squeak-dev that he/she
intends to run.
> During this period, the candidates should ideally present themselves 
> on squeak-dev, unless they have already done so, and the community can 
> ask questions.
> I encourage you to reach out to potential candidates, people that are
> in the community and represent your views, and ask them to run.  Some 
> people will not run without encouragement.  Also I know that some 
> people wait to the last minute to run for the board to see if others 
> will run but please consider getting this year off to a faster start 
> and just jump
right in!
> *** Now until Monday 16th of February 3PM (20.00 UTC): Nominations of 
> SOB members and campaigning!
> *** Monday 16th of February 2015 3PM (20.00 UTC): Candidate list is 
> finalized.
> *** Monday 16th of February 2015 4PM (21.00 UTC): Online election 
> starts.
> *** Tuesday 24th of February 2015 6PM (23.00 UTC): Online election ends.
> *** Results will be announced immediately when the election ends.
> The voting period is one week long and ballots are sent out via email.
> And how do you end up on the voter list? See below. :)
> IMPORTANT: New voters will NOT be added once the election is started.
> You
> MUST try to get on the voter list before the 16th of February 2014 or 
> you will NOT be able to vote.  If your Email has changed please make 
> sure it
> changed on the list of voters before the election starts.
> --------------------------
> If you were invited to vote last year you are already on the voter 
> list,
> worries! If you are a new Squeaker and wish to vote do ONE of the
> following:
>       * Get a "known" Squeaker to vouch for you. If a known Squeaker 
> sends an email to voters (at) squeak.org giving me name and email for 
> you, then
> will add you.
>       * Send an email to voters at squeak.org yourself (and CC to
> if you like) with information/arguments showing me that you are indeed 
> serious about voting and that you are indeed a Squeaker.
> When the voting period starts all voters will receive an email with 
> instructions and a link to the voting website.
> If there are any further questions, just reply *in this thread* and I 
> will closely track it - or send email to voters (at) squeak.org which 
> points to
> ...so let's get on with it!
> All the best,
> Ron Teitelbaum

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