Gentoo Foundation Board of Trustees Election, August 2012
The purpose of this election is to choose two members for the Gentoo Foundation
Board of Trustees. More information about their roles and duties can be found in
the Gentoo Foundation
Charter. Archives of the gentoo-nfp mailing
list contain most recent information about progress of this election. If you
have any questions or suggestions, please contact the election officials.
Officials running this election are Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto and
Thomas Sachau. There's an opening for the 3rd official. The
infrastructure contact for this election is Christian Ruppert.
You can contact officials via email@example.com e-mail or visit
#gentoo-trustees or #gentoo-elections on Freenode.
Four weeks for nominations and four weeks for voting:
- Nominations: 2012-06-18 00:00 UTC to 2012-07-15 23:59 UTC
- Voting 2012-07-17 00:00 UTC to 2012-08-13 23:59 UTC
We're pleased to present you the ranked list of all elected Gentoo Foundation
- Anyone may nominate
- Nominations should happen on the gentoo-nfp mailing list
To run in the election, you have to accept your nomination on the same
Only people who were members of the Gentoo Foundation at the recording date
(set to 2012-06-18 by Trustees) are eligible to run. Matthew Summers prepared the list of
all eligible members.
Table of nominees:
If you think you see a mistake in this table, please contact the election
People who are eligible to vote in this election are all current Gentoo
How do I cast my vote for this election?
After polls are open, Eligible current Gentoo developers should login to
dev.gentoo.org and run the following commands, in the order specified.
votify --new trustees-201206 - This creates a new ballot in your
- Edit the .ballot-trustees-201206 file and rank the candidates.
Once you're sure, run votify --verify trustees-201206 to check the
validity of the ballot.
If that goes through fine, the next and final step is to submit your vote
using votify --submit trustees-201206
In case you're stuck, detailed help can be accessed by using votify
--help or feel free to drop by #gentoo-elections on IRC. If you think
you are eligible to vote, but cannot, please contact one of the officials.
Grab a beer, have fun, sit back and enjoy the show..till we announce the
The remaining Foundation members, should email their ballot to the
election officials, signing the mail with their gpg key:
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