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GNOME Foundation: Procedures/Timeline for 2001 GNOME Foundation Elections

Oct 23, 2001, 09:53 (0 Talkback[s])
From: Russell Steinthal
Subject: Procedures/Timeline for 2001 GNOME Foundation Elections
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 23:03:05 -0400

The GNOME Foundation Membership & Elections Committee is proud to 
announce the beginning of the 2001 elections for the Foundation's 
Board of Directors.  All eleven spots on the Board are up for 
election.  A description of the role of the Board can be found at 

If you are interested in running for election, you may nominate
yourself by sending an e-mail to foundation-announce@gnome.org with
your name, e-mail address, corporate affiliation (if any), and a
description of why you'd like to serve.  You should also send a
summary of your candidacy announcement (75 words or less) to

The deadline for announcing candidacies is November 8, 2001.  The
election itself will be held by e-mail from November 13-November 20.

It's also not to late to register as a GNOME Foundation member; 
applications received prior to November 8 will be eligible to vote and 
stand in this election.

For full details, please see the newly updated elections procedures 
at http://foundation.gnome.org/electionrules.html.

If you have any questions, please direct them to the committee at 
elections@gnome.org or to foundation-list@gnome.org.

The GNOME Foundation Membership & Elections Committee:
        Chris DiBona
        Glynn Foster
        Dan Mueth
        Mike Newman
        Russell Steinthal

Russell Steinthal               Columbia Law School, Class of 2002
                                Columbia College, Class of 1999
                                UNIX System Administrator, nj.org