[Announce] Reminder: Linux Australia Council Election 2010

Steve Walsh steve at nerdvana.org.au
Sat Dec 26 21:21:27 EST 2009

Just a reminder, nominations close at midnight (Melbourne time) tomorrow
(27th December) night. If you want to stand, or are thinking vaguely
about standing for a position, you'll need to have two (2) nominations
and have accepted by midnight tomorrow (27th December) night. You are
able to self nomination if you want.



On 12/07/2009 09:22 AM, Steve Walsh wrote:
> The Linux Australia Council Election 2010 is now open and current
> members can nominate for all positions. The positions are;
> President (1)
> Responsible for ensuring the smooth running of LA according to the
> LA vision. The President often has to speak on behalf of LA to the
> press, other organisations, and the community. The President
> effectively needs to keep the committee and other individuals
> enthused and active in their work for LA and the wider community.
> Vice President (1)
> The Vice President supports the President in all Presidential
> responsibilities, as well as taking over in these duties when the
> President is unable.
> Secretary (1)
> The Secretary must ensure all member details are kept up to date and
> accessible. The Secretary also takes the minutes and ensures that
> the minutes are accessible. The Secretary is responsible for any
> necessary correspondence between the members and committee.
> Treasurer (1)
> The Treasurer's job is to maintain smooth running of the
> organisation from an accounting point of view. All monies are to be
> collected and payments authorised. Correct books need to be kept
> showing the financial affairs of the organisation. The treasurer
> typically also has to work closely with the LCA
> (http://linux.conf.au) team to ensure that LCA is properly funded by
> LA.
> See Section 17 of the Constitution for full details:
> http://linux.org.au/about/constitution
> Ordinary Committee Members (3)
> The Ordinary Committee Members help with the running of the
> organisation, help push initiatives that fall into the scope of the
> LA vision, and generally keep some sanity in the organisation.
> To nominate (and later vote). Log into
> https://www.linux.org.au/membership/ (and head for the "elections"
> section).
> All dates and times are server time, not your local time.
> Item Start End
> Visible 07/12/2009 09:00
> Nominations 07/12/2009 09:00 27/12/2009 23:59
> Advertise Candidates 07/12/2009 09:00
> Voting 28/12/2009 12:00 10/01/2010 23:59
> Results 12/01/2010 09:00
> An announcement regarding the Linux Australia AGM will be made shortly.
> Steve

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