OpenJDK Governing Board 2020 Election: Nominations Please
gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Fri Mar 6 08:45:43 UTC 2020
On 02/03/2020 19:30, Iris Clark wrote:
> The OpenJDK Governing Board oversees the structure and operation of the
> OpenJDK Community . It has two At-Large Members who serve for a term of
> one calendar year, nominally starting on the first day of April each year .
> The two-week nomination period for candidates to fill those seats is now open.
> It will end at 23:00 UTC on Monday, 16 March 2020 .
> During this time any OpenJDK Member  may nominate an individual who does
> not currently hold an appointed Governing Board seat to fill one of the
> At-Large seats. That individual need not already be an OpenJDK Member. An
> OpenJDK Member may make more than one such nomination.
> To nominate someone, send an e-mail message to members at openjdk.java.net
> with the subject line "GB Nomination: $NAME", where $NAME is the full name of
> the person you're nominating. Use the body of the message to make the best
> case you can for your nominee.
> Nominees must accept their nominations by the start of voting. Those who do
> accept will be invited to submit short candidate statements to be posted on
> the election page .
> Voting will start on Tuesday, 17 March 2020 and run for two weeks. All
> OpenJDK Members as of the start of the voting period will be eligible to vote.
> Detailed information on voting logistics will be available shortly.
>  https://openjdk.java.net/bylaws#_9
>  https://openjdk.java.net/bylaws#at-large-members
>  https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=OpenJDK+GB+Nominations+Close&iso=20200316T23&sort=1
>  https://openjdk.java.net/census#members
>  https://openjdk.java.net/poll/gb/2020
Is it possible to make the start of voting a week later?
Given this announcement was not made until late on the 2nd of March
(19:30 GMT), and nomination to the OpenJDK members group needs a two
week voting period, this makes it nearly impossible for someone seeing
this announcement to become a member prior to the start of voting.
For example, Martin Doerr was nominated yesterday  and the close of
voting on this nomination will be two days *after* the start of the GB
voting period, thus making him ineligible.
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