Re: Updated: Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board Election

From: James Bottomley
Date: Fri Sep 12 2008 - 11:48:06 EST

On Fri, 2008-09-12 at 10:34 -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> The elections for five of the ten members of the Linux Foundation
> Technical Advisory Board[TAB] are held every year, currently the
> election will be at the 2008 Kernel Summit in a BOF session. This year,
> in order to allow for wider participation, we thought we'd try holding
> the BFF last thing before the Plumbers Conf Aura Lounge event (say
> around 6:30pm---i.e. after dinner but before the Aura event) and allow
> not only KS attendees but also Plumbers Conf attendees to vote.
> Update: The TAB has had one recent resignation, so the person coming
> sixth in the vote will be appointed to serve out the remainder of that
> term (one year).
> Anyone is eligible to stand for election, simply send your nomination
> to:
> Tech-board-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> We currently have Nine nominees for the 5+1 places:

Sorry, missed one; we actually have Ten nominees:

> Matt Mackall <mpm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Theodore Tso <tytso@xxxxxxx>
> Chris Wright <chrisw@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Kyle McMartin <kyle@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Kristen Carlson Accardi <kristen.c.accardi@xxxxxxxxx>
> Matthew Wilcox <matthew@xxxxxx>
> Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>

Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx>

> The deadline for receiving nominations is up until the BOF where the
> election is held (on the Evening of 16 September. Although, please
> remember if you're not going to be present that things go wrong with
> both networks and mailing lists, so get your nomination in
> early).
> James Bottomley (TAB Chair)

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