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Gnome.org: Candidates for GNOME Foundation Elections Announced

Oct 26, 2000, 20:17 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russell Steinthal)

"The GNOME Foundation elections committee is proud to announce the final list of 33 candidates for election to the initial Board of Directors of the GNOME Foundation. If you are registered to vote, be sure to read the following summary of the election procedures and each of the candidates' background (mailed to foundation-list and all registered voters, and included below). If you are a GNOME contributor and have not yet registered to vote, read on to read how you can register- the deadline is Monday, October 30."

"Below you will find a list of candidates who are running for the GNOME Foundation Board of Directors. A short summary statement from each candidate and a link to their full candidacy announcement is provided to help you learn more about them. We encourage all voters to read the full candidacy statements and related discussions on foundation-list@gnome.org (http://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-list/)."

"When deciding who you should vote for, please carefully consider the various tasks the Board of Directors must perform. This overview (http://foundation.gnome.org/overview.html) may be helpful. Keep in mind that the board will make a number of important decisions and will also have to perform many tasks which require a significant amount of time and effort and the ability to work and communicate with other people, companies, and the media. The board of directors will represent GNOME to companies and the world in a very real way. It is a good idea to strive for a well-balanced board consisting of people with various backgrounds, skills, and perspectives."

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