[Announce] Declaration of Election - Linux Australia Inc.
Sae Ra Germaine
s.germaine at gmail.com
Sat Dec 29 21:38:31 AEDT 2018
Just a quick reminder that nominations close TOMORROW! If you have
nominated you will need to accept the nomination if you have been seconded.
If you would like to nominate but are not sure please do ping one of us on
Council I'm sure we can help you out.
On Mon, 17 Dec 2018 at 01:39, Linux Australia President <
president at linux.org.au> wrote:
> Dear Linux Australia Community,
> Pursuant to clause (15) of the Linux Australia constitution  we hereby
> declare an election open and call for nominations to the Linux Australia
> Council for the term January 2019 to January 2020.
> All office bearer and ordinary committee member positions are open for
> - Nominations will open from 17 December 2018 until 30 December 2018
> - Voting will open 31st December until 20 January 2019
> - Results will be announced at the AGM in Christchurch, New Zealand at
> linux.conf.au on or after 21 January 2019
> The election can be viewed here:
> (You must be logged in to see the elections)
> What do I need to do?
> First of all, make sure your details are correct at https://linux.org.au/
> 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 Christchurch in January 2019.
> 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 , 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
> As 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
> Linux Australia
> secretary at linux.org.au
> Linux Australia Inc
> GPO Box 4788
> Sydney NSW 2001
> ABN 56 987 117 479
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> announce at lists.linux.org.au
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