[Announce] [Linux-aus] Declaration of Council Election and call for Nominations

Linux Australia Secretary secretary at linux.org.au
Mon Dec 12 10:49:48 AEDT 2016

A courtesy reminder that there are 8 days left to Nominate for election
to Council:


On 22/11/16 21:28, Linux Australia Secretary wrote:
> **
> *Dear Linux Australia Community,Pursuant to clause (15) of the Linux
> Australia constitution [1] we hereby declare an election open and call
> for nominations to the Linux Australia Council for the term January
> 2017 to January 2018.All office bearer and ordinary committee member
> positions are open for election.  * Nominations will open from 22
> November 2016 until 20 December 2016  * Voting will open 21 December
> 2016 until 15 January 2017  * Results will be announced at the AGM in
> Hobart at linux.conf.au on orafter 16 January 2016The election can be
> viewed
> here:https://linux.org.au/membership/index.php?page=view-election&id=23*What
> do I need to do?*First of all, make sure your details are correct in
> MemberDB [2]If you wish to nominate, identify the positions you wish
> to nominate for and get an understanding of what they involve. Think
> about what you might bring to the role and prepare a short pitch.
> Then, accept the nomination you've been given by clicking the 'Accept
> nomination' link.If you wish to nominate another person for a
> position, you may wish to contact them first and have a chat to make
> sure they're happy being nominated. Then follow the 'Nominate' link to
> nominate them.Once voting is open, you will be able to vote for
> candidates. Results will be announced at the AGM at linux.conf.au in
> Hobart in January 2017. *Why should I nominate?*Being a member of
> Linux Australia Council is a fun way to meet new people, work on
> exciting projects and expand your skill base. It gives you excellent
> transferable skills to help build your career, and allows you to grow
> your professional network. It looks great on a CV, and is also a
> chance to give back to the vibrant Linux and open source ecosystem in
> Australia and globally. If you're passionate about Linux and open
> source, it's a great opportunity to help drive and steer Australia's
> contribution in this field.*
> *
> If you are contemplating nominating for a role on Council, in addition
> to referring to the Position Descriptions provided [3], you are
> strongly encouraged to approach current and former council members for
> their perspective.  You will find them, to a person, willing to
> discuss the roles and responsibilities in a more informal manner.The
> roles do require a time commitment so please consider this with your
> nomination. Each role has been documented for you as a position
> description[1]<http://www.linux.org.au/constitution>http://www.linux.org.au/constitution[2]<http://www.linux.org.au/membership>http://www.linux.org.au/membership
> [3]<https://github.com/linuxaustralia/position-descriptions>https://github.com/linuxaustralia/position-descriptionsAs
> always, your feedback and questions are warmly welcomed. If you'd like
> to have a chat with anyone on Council around what it involves, please
> do make contact. With kind regards,
> Sae Ra
> *
> -- 
> Sae Ra Germaine
> Secretary
> Linux Australia
> secretary at linux.org.au
> http://linux.org.au
> Linux Australia Inc
> GPO Box 4788
> Sydney NSW 2001
> Australia
> ABN 56 987 117 479
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