[Announce] REMINDER: Call for Nominations for 2022 Linux Australia Council and Register to attend the Linux Australia AGM
President, Linux Australia
president at linux.org.au
Wed Dec 29 22:37:31 AEDT 2021
Just a quick reminder that call for nominations for 2022 Linux Australia
Council is closing tomorrow night AEDT.
Also another reminder to say you still have time to register for the AGM
which will be held on Saturday 15th January 2022. Details to register is
Sae Ra (Sarah) Germaine
president at linux.org.au
Linux Australia Inc
GPO Box 4788
Sydney NSW 2001
ABN 56 987 117 479
On 17/12/2021 5:02 pm, President, Linux Australia wrote:
> Dear Linux Australia Community,
> Pursuant to clause (15) of the Linux Australia constitution  we
> hereby declare an election open andcallfornominationsto the Linux
> AustraliaCouncilfor the term January 2022 to January 2023.
> All office bearer and ordinary committee member positions are open for
> *Nominationswill open from 05:00PM (AEDT) 17 December 2021 and run
> until 11:59pm (AEDT) 30 December 2021
> * Voting will open 00:01am (AEDT) 31 December 2021 and run until
> 11:59pm (AEDT) 10 January 2022
> * Results will be available prior to the AGM on the 11th of
> January 2022
> * Results will be ratified during the AGM held on Saturday 15th
> January 2022 at 12:30pm AEDT
> To view and participate in the election please visit
> * Click on “Login” located on the top right hand side of the page and
> log in.
> * Click on “Elections”.
> * Under “Linux AustraliaCouncilElections 2022”, click on “View &
> *What do I need to do?*
> First of all, make sure your details are correct at Linux Australia’s
> website . If you need assistance accessing the membership portal
> please contactsecretary at linux.org.au. Note that in line with common
> election conventions, new membership requests are not processed during
> the election period.
> If you wish tonominateyourself, identify the positions you wish to
> nominatefor and get an understanding of what each position involves.
> Think about what you might bring to the role and prepare a short pitch.
> Then, accept thenominationyou've been given by clicking the 'Accept
> nomination' link.
> *You must accept yournominationto move to the next stage of the
> election process*
> If you wish tonominateanother 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 tonominatethem.
> Once voting is open, you will be able to vote for candidates. Results
> will be announced at the Linux Australia AGM to be held on the 15th of
> January 2021.
> *Why should Inominate?*
> Being a member of Linux AustraliaCouncilis 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.
> *What is the commitment required?*
> If you are contemplatingnominatingfor a role onCouncil, in addition
> to referring to the Position Descriptions provided , you are strongly
> encouraged to approach current and formercouncilmembers 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.
> * OrdinaryCouncilMember: a minimum of 2-3 hours per week.
> * Office bearers: 8-12 hours per week.
> Please allow for this when considering yournomination.
> *Why should I run?*
> If you’ve beennominated, or are thinking ofnominatingyourself, you
> should give the opportunity serious consideration. Being on thecouncil
> is both hard and often thankless work, but it is also incredibly
> rewarding. Linux Australia can only achieve what it does by its members
> and helping out with thecouncilresponsibilities is a great way to
> ensure Linux Australia continues to be successful. It is also an
> opportunity to help the organisation grow, reach into new areas and to
> succeed on important topics of national relevance.
> As always, your feedback and questions are warmly welcomed. If you'd
> like to have a chat with anyone onCouncilaround what it involves,
> please do make contact.
> Kind regards,
> Sae Ra
> http://www.linux.org.au/constitution <http://www.linux.org.au/constitution>
> http://www.linux.org.au/membership <http://www.linux.org.au/membership>
> https://github.com/linuxaustralia/position-descriptions <https://github.com/linuxaustralia/position-descriptions>
> Sae Ra (Sarah) Germaine
> Linux Australia
> president at linux.org.au
> Linux Australia Inc
> GPO Box 4788
> Sydney NSW 2001
> ABN 56 987 117 479
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