I just hit save on a blogpost on ado to officially announce the result of the recently concluded community election.
Congratulations to @mortendk and @pcambra - I'm very much looking forward to working with you both over the coming months.
The announcement post:
But I'd also like to open a new discussion with the community, and recruit some volunteers to sit on the election committee.
We should review our electoral process and our tools.
Legitimate complaints were made about the user experience in the Decisions tool. We need to evaluate a different module.
Complaints were made about current board members endorsing some candidates. We have no policy on this.
We have very low voter turnout. Less than 1% of eligible voters had a say. Is this apathy? Have we not communicated a compelling reason to engage in the election process? Are we just not reaching most of our eligible to let them know this is happening? Or is it a combination of these things?
What can we do better to engage the community?
What can we do better?
At the conclusion of the last election I posted this retrospective:
What's the best way to proceed now?