We are happy to announce the next steps for the election of the Group 2 Officers replacements. Included are comments provided by the nominator(s) of each, nominees are listed in no particular order.

Note: This is election follows the new methodology that provides different timelines based on number and type of candidates.

Vice President

Elisa Foltyn

Elisa's Manifesto

Puneet Kala

Puneet's Manifesto

Michael Russell

Michael's Manifesto



Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall

Rowan's Manifesto


John Baskerville

John's Manifesto


Election’s timeline and methodology

Both elections fall under the “Contested Department Coordinator / Officer Empty Board Seat” scenario in which there are multiple candidates that would be new in the role and the position is vacant, after resignation or role change of the previous DC/Officer; the elected members will start their term immediately after the election results are published.

  • April 02, 2020 - Recommendations published.
  • April 09, 2020 - Ballots sent out.
  • April 16, 2020 - Ballots close.
  • April 17, 2020 - Results announced
  • April 17, 2020 - First day of New Term.

Communication Channels

Election channels have been opened in Glip for each role. These channels 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 are open (Candidates will be added by the Secretary):

  • OSM-G2-2020R-VicePresident-Channel
  • OSM-G2-2020R-Treasurer-Channel

Next Steps:

  • Ballots will be sent out to the voting parties on April 09, 2020.

According to the Bylaws (link below), existing Officers also vote for new Officer roles.



Thank you!