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

Linux Australia Secretary secretary at linux.org.au
Tue Dec 31 13:14:35 EST 2013

A friendly reminder that nominations have now closed and that voting is 
open for just over a week.

Kind regards,

On 3/11/2013 10:20 AM, 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 
> Council for the term January 8th 2014 to January 2015.
> All office bearer and ordinary committee member positions are open for 
> election.
>  * Nominations will open 3 November and be available until 3 December
>  * Voting will open 3 December until 8 January 2014
>  * Results will be announced at the AGM in Perth at linux.conf.au on or
>    after 8 January
> The election can be viewed here: 
> https://www.linux.org.au/membership/index.php?page=view-election&id=20
> *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 Perth in January.
> *
> **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.
> The roles do require a time commitment - generally around 2-3 hours 
> per week - so please consider this with your nomination.
> [1] http://www.linux.org.au/constitution
> [2] http://www.linux.org.au/membership
> 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,
> Kathy

Kathy Reid
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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