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RE: [Elections] Proposed ANN email about election

Ron Teitelbaum
Hi Göran,

Looks great!  Feel free to send it as soon as possible.

I normally send these announcements to quite a few lists

[hidden email] ; [hidden email]
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[hidden email] ; [hidden email]

Feel free to include others or leave out any that you think are not

Nice job!!


> -----Original Message-----
> From: [hidden email] [mailto:elections-
> [hidden email]] On Behalf Of [hidden email]
> Sent: Monday, February 04, 2008 4:54 PM
> To: [hidden email]
> Subject: Re: [Elections] Proposed ANN email about election
> Final try, fixed indentations (Celeste wraps) and much/many:
> ------------
> Subject: Squeak Foundation Election 2008 coming up!
> Dear Squeakers,
> A year has passed (oh, so quickly) and it is time to reflect a bit and
> ramp up your democratic rights here in Squeak country! Every year we
> elect the Squeakfoundation Board (
> consisting of seven members from our community.
> This year I have stepped up as the election leader of 2008 relieving
> Daniel Vainsencher of this duty (thank you Daniel for earlier
> elections!) and hope to lead us through it without too many problems -
> after all, we know how this works by now. :)
> The schedule and process is as follows, only slightly adjusted from
> earlier years:
> Now through 22nd February (circa 18 days): Nominations of board members
> Candidates should nominate themselves on the squeak-dev mailing
> list.
> Or if you nominate someone else, make sure that person really wants
> to run. :)
> 22nd February to 29th February: Campaigning period
> During this period the candidates should ideally present themselves
> and the community can ask questions. We will probably organise some
> form of structured Q&A activity - details to follow soon.
> 1st march 6PM (18.00) UTC: Online election starts using the CIVS system
> The voting period is one week long and ballots are sent out via
> email.
> Only Squeakers rated as Apprentice (or higher) on
> are eligible to vote - make sure your
> email address is up to date there!!!
> 8th march 6PM (18.00) UTC: Online election ends
> Results will be announced as soon as possible on the 8th or 9th.
> In order to vote - be sure to confirm that you have an account on
> and that your email address is up to date.
> If you are not already registered on the site do so as soon as
> possible. Include information about your participation in the Squeak
> community to aid everyone in determining your appropriate certification.
> If you have an account but cannot access it any longer please email
> [hidden email] and specify your account name.
> When the voting period starts all voters will receive an email with
> instructions and a link to the voting website.
> If there are any further questions, just reply and I will follow up on
> squeak-dev. More information and details will follow and everything
> about the election can be tracked here:
> regards, Göran Krampe on behalf of the Election Team
> _______________________________________________
> Elections mailing list
> [hidden email]