Vacant Developer Membership Board seat: Call for nominations

Scott Kitterman recently announced his resignation from the Developer Membership Board upon the identification of a replacement board member. This mail is a call for nominations.

The DMB is responsible for reviewing and approving new Ubuntu developers, meeting for about an hour once a fortnight. Candidates should be Ubuntu developers themselves, and should be well qualified to evaluate prospective Ubuntu developers and decide when to entrust them with developer privileges or to grant them Ubuntu membership status.

The new member will be chosen using Condorcet voting. Members of the ubuntu-dev team in Launchpad will be eligible to vote. To ensure that you receive a ballot in the initial mail, please add a visible email address to your Launchpad profile (although there will be an opportunity to receive a ballot after the vote has started if you do not wish to do this).

The term of the replacement board member will be the remainder of Scott’s 2 year term, which at present is through March 1, 2017. Providing at least two valid nominations are received, voting will commence on Monday, June 29, 2015 and will last for approximately 14 days, ending on or around Monday, July 13th, 2015. The DMB will confirm the appointments in its next meeting thereafter.

Please send PGP-signed nominations to developer-membership-board at lists.ubuntu.com (which is a private mailing list accessible only by DMB members) by midnight UTC on Monday, June 29, 2015.

If nominating a developer other than yourself, please confirm that the nominee is happy to sit on the board before emailing the DMB.

Please consider writing a short statement on your wiki page if nominated so that others get a better idea of who they are voting for. If you include a link to this in your nomination mail or a followup, the DMB will share it when the call for votes begins.

Originally posted to the ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list on Wed Jun 17 05:01:22 UTC 2015 by Micah Gersten on behalf of the Developer Membership Board

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