[Linux-aus] Declaration of Election - Linux Australia Inc.

Linux Australia President president at linux.org.au
Mon Dec 17 01:38:30 AEDT 2018

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 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

    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


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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