[Squeakland] RE: [Elections] Proposed ANN email about election
Ron at USMedRec.com
Mon Feb 4 15:09:53 PST 2008
Looks great! Feel free to send it as soon as possible.
I normally send these announcements to quite a few lists
squeak-dev at lists.squeakfoundation.org ; elections at lists.squeakfoundation.org
; beginners at lists.squeakfoundation.org ; seaside at lists.squeakfoundation.org
; squeakland at squeakland.org ; announcements at lists.squeakfoundation.org ;
glorp-development at lists.sourceforge.net ; vm-dev at lists.squeakfoundation.org
Feel free to include others or leave out any that you think are not
> -----Original Message-----
> From: elections-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org [mailto:elections-
> bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf Of goran at krampe.se
> Sent: Monday, February 04, 2008 4:54 PM
> To: elections at lists.squeakfoundation.org
> Subject: Re: [Elections] Proposed ANN email about election
> Final try, fixed indentations (Celeste wraps) and much/many:
> Subject: Squeak Foundation Election 2008 coming up!
> Dear Squeakers,
> A year has passed (oh, so quickly) and it is time to reflect a bit and
> ramp up your democratic rights here in Squeak country! Every year we
> elect the Squeakfoundation Board (http://www.squeak.org/Foundation)
> consisting of seven members from our community.
> This year I have stepped up as the election leader of 2008 relieving
> Daniel Vainsencher of this duty (thank you Daniel for earlier
> elections!) and hope to lead us through it without too many problems -
> after all, we know how this works by now. :)
> The schedule and process is as follows, only slightly adjusted from
> earlier years:
> Now through 22nd February (circa 18 days): Nominations of board members
> Candidates should nominate themselves on the squeak-dev mailing
> Or if you nominate someone else, make sure that person really wants
> to run. :)
> 22nd February to 29th February: Campaigning period
> During this period the candidates should ideally present themselves
> and the community can ask questions. We will probably organise some
> form of structured Q&A activity - details to follow soon.
> 1st march 6PM (18.00) UTC: Online election starts using the CIVS system
> The voting period is one week long and ballots are sent out via
> Only Squeakers rated as Apprentice (or higher) on
> people.squeakfoundation.org are eligible to vote - make sure your
> email address is up to date there!!!
> 8th march 6PM (18.00) UTC: Online election ends
> Results will be announced as soon as possible on the 8th or 9th.
> In order to vote - be sure to confirm that you have an account on
> people.squeakfoundation.org and that your email address is up to date.
> If you are not already registered on the site do so as soon as
> possible. Include information about your participation in the Squeak
> community to aid everyone in determining your appropriate certification.
> If you have an account but cannot access it any longer please email
> box-admins at lists.squeakfoundation.org and specify your account name.
> 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 and I will follow up on
> squeak-dev. More information and details will follow and everything
> about the election can be tracked here:
> regards, Göran Krampe on behalf of the Election Team
> Elections mailing list
> Elections at lists.squeakfoundation.org
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