[Zope] [Zope-dev] [ZF] Announcement: 2010 Zope Foundation Board Elections and General Meeting
chrism at plope.com
Fri Jan 22 14:13:49 EST 2010
Gah, sorry for the multilist cross-post, this should have gone to the
foundation list only.
Chris McDonough wrote:
> I nominate Tres Seaver.
> - C
> Tres Seaver wrote:
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>> (apologies in advance for the cross-post: we need this to reach the
>> whole Zope community).
>> The Zope Foundation board is pleased to announce the regular 2010
>> general meeting of the foundation will be held on Wednesday, 24 February
>> 2010, at 17:00 UTC. The meeting will be conducted via IRC at the
>> following channel:
>> Prior to that meeting, the current board will conduct an elections in
>> which foundation members will select seven (7) board members in
>> accordance with the foundation bylaws.
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>> - - Nominations open via the foundation at zope.org mailing list until
>> Friday, 2010-01-29.
>> - - Voting via e-mail to a closed mailing list, from Wednesday,
>> 2010-02-03 through Friday, 2010-02-19.
>> - - Votes tallied by representatives of the current board,
>> using "Meek and Warrent STV" method using OpenSTV software.
>> - - General meeting and seating of the new board, Wednesday, 2010-02-24.
>> Procedure for Elections
>> - -----------------------
>> The procedure for the elections is as follows:
>> - - Foundation members may nominate any member by responding to the
>> board's announcment on the foundation at zope.org maling list.
>> Nominations will remain open until Friday, 2010-01-29, 23:00 UTC.
>> - - At the close of the nominations period, the board will create a new
>> mailman list, 'zf-elections-2010', and approve all ZF members to post
>> to the list.. In order to preserve anonymity of votes, foundation
>> members will not be subscribers to the list; access to the list
>> archives will be restricted to the "tellers" appointed by the board.
>> - - On Wednesday, 2010-02-03, the Secretary will send an e-mail announcing
>> the opening of the voting period. This email will contain the ballot,
>> with careful instructions about how to rank preferences in the reply.
>> The Reply-to header of this e-mail will be set to the
>> 'zf-elections-2010' list.
>> - - ZF members will vote by replying to that e-mail. Voting will remain
>> open until Friday, 2010-02-19, 23:00 UTC.
>> - - At the close of voting, the board will appoint two of its members as
>> "tellers." The tellers will use the list archive to tabulate the
>> members' votes, using the OpenSTV application configured to use the
>> Meek and Warren STV method. The tellers will report the election
>> results, along with the raw tallies, at a special board meeting to be
>> held on Tuesday, 2009-02-23, 15:00 UTC.
>> - - After canvassing the results from the tellers, the board will notify
>> all nominees of the success / failure of their candidacy, thanking
>> them for their willingness to serve.
>> - - At the general meeting, the last item on the agenda will the
>> announcement of the election results, including a vote to "seat" the
>> An online version of this announcement is available at:
>> - ----------
>>  http://foundation.zope.org/bylaws/zope_foundation_bylaws.pdf
>>  http://stv.sourceforge.net/aboutopenstv
>>  http://stv.sourceforge.net/votingmethods/meek
>> - --
>> Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tseaver at palladion.com
>> Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com
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