We are happy to announce that the nominations for Group 1 Officers and Department Coordinators have been finalised. The following individuals have proposed their nominations, according to the new Nomination process. Included are their Manifestos and the timeline for the election for their role.
Note: This is election follows the new methodology that provides different timelines based on number and type of candidates.
Recommendation form automatically closes on August 15, 2022 at 23.59 UTC.
Outreach Department Coordinator
Election’s timeline and methodologies
This election falls in the "New Department Coordinator / Officer Uncontested" scenario.
Vice President, Outreach Department Coordinator, Operations Department Coordinator Elections
This election falls in the "Same Department Coordinator / Officer Uncontested" scenario. In this scenario the recommendation phase is not present and the ballots are sent out immediately after the nominee announcement.
Ballots for the following elections will close automatically on August 15, 2022 at 23.59 UTC:
- Vice President
- Outreach Department Coordinator
- Operations Department Coordinator
Adjusted Timeline (Treasurer)
Following the expected standard timeline. In the case of Uncontested same or new Board member, the timeline would be shorter, as outlined in the Election Policy page.
|Full list of Candidates and Manifestos published.
Recommendation form opened.
|August 09||1 day after the manifesto submissions deadline. Communication channels with candidates are opened (one for each position).|
|Recommendations submission deadline||August 15||The Community has 7 days to submit their recommendations for the candidates. During this time candidate shall be available to answer the questions from the Community in the dedicated channels.|
||August 16||The Secretary publishes the recommendations received for each Candidate. The Community will have one week to digest the recommendations and ask questions to candidates.|
|Ballots sent out||August 23||Voting parties have seven (7) days to submit their preferences.Ballots shall also have the opportunity to vote for "None of the above".|
|Ballots close||August 30||Ballots automatically close at 23.59 UTC of the 7th day after the ballots are sent out.|
|Results announced / Handover begins
||August 31||The Secretary publishes the Elections Results announcement. During the four (4) following weeks, the current DC/Officer shall start handing over information, assets and permissions to the elected successor.|
|First Day of New Term||September 29||The newly elected DC/Officers are effective in their position.|
Election channels will be opened in Glip for each role. These channels will allow department/community members to ask candidates questions regarding their manifestos in order to help them decide who to vote for. The following Public Channels will be opened (Candidates will be added by the Secretary):
- OSM Bylaws: https://www.opensourcematters.org/images/documents/20211213-OSM-Bylaws.pdf
- Election Policy and Timelines (Replacement Elections): https://www.opensourcematters.org/organisation/directors/election-policy.html#replacement-elections
- Change to the Nomination and Election Process: https://community.joomla.org/blogs/leadership/nomination-and-election-process.html
- Change to the Bylaws/Election System: https://community.joomla.org/blogs/leadership/changes-to-the-bylaws-of-osm-election-system.html