Representing Asia at Drupal Association At-large Board Elections

rachit_gupta's picture

A few weeks back Drupal Association announced the Elections for it’s Director-At-Large position. The At-large Director position is specifically designed to ensure community representation on the Drupal Association board. I strongly feel there should be a representation from Asia. Drupal Asian communities have seen tremendous growth in recent years, be it adopting Drupal by Enterprises, conducting successful Drupal Camps, Organizing Training Days, Conducting Code Sprints or taking initiatives to make Drupal community flourish. DrupalCon Asia is a living example of this of this success, Credit goes to regional community leads and active members. It is their vision, initiatives and leadership that is driving to strengthen the Drupal Asian community.

I feel we have come a long way and there is still a lot to accomplish. With this in mind, i have taken an initiative to represent Asia at Drupal Association. I am contesting for board election on behalf of all great Drupalers and community leads from Asia. Frankly, writing up my nomination was a little uncomfortable as i feel there are other community leaders who have played a very significant role in building great Drupal community in Asia. By contesting in this election, i am taking an initiative to work together with the Drupal communities from different regions, take their initiatives and actions to the Global Drupal space. I am sure together we can take Drupal to a new height. Through this forum i am reaching out to all Drupalers and community leads in Asia to seek their support .

Read about my Profile, Motivation and Experience

You can find my nomination details here - , Feel free to ask questions, give your suggestions and opinions in the comment form on my nomination page -, Remember voting for DA election starts from today i.e. 9th March. and is open till 20th March, To cast your vote, signin to and visit


How to Vote

Who can vote?

Anyone with an account on (D.O)and created that account before 1 March is eligible to vote. They first need to use their D.O login details to login to to be added to the electoral roll, and then they will be able to vote.

Voting Link -

When is voting open?

Voting is open till 18th March 23:59 UTC.

You can connect with me over social media or write to me on my mail to -

·        Twitter : @tweet_rachit

·        Google+ : +RachitGupta1

·        Email :

·        D.O :


Other Candidates who are contesting election -  

There are 3 other great candidates contesting for elections from India - Sunit Gala, Shyamala, shehrevar find details at


About Drupal Association

The Drupal Association is an educational non-profit organization that tasks itself with fostering and supporting the Drupal software project, the community and its growth by maintaining the hardware and software infrastructure of and other community sites, empowering the Drupal community, protecting the GPL source code of the Drupal project, organizing and promoting worldwide events (see DrupalCon). Supported by both individual members and organizations, the Association uses its resources, network and funds to constantly engage in new projects and initiatives to help educate people about Drupal and support the growth of the Drupal project.




All the best Rachit!!

nidhi.badani's picture

We support you all the very best for the elections, wish you come out with flying colors.

We all support you from Mumbai. Your hard work has shown up till date and I am sure with your constant inputs it can reach higher. Your DCAP initiative is another milestone to spread Drupal in Asia.
Keep up the good work..:)

Nidhi Badani |

Best of Luck

BlogLearns's picture

Go ahead Rachit.
I endose your initiative.

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Hope this time you be in

th_tushar's picture

Hope this time you be in Drupal Association!!

Good Luck!!

vishalgala's picture

I believe that voting is the first act of building a community.

So I am voting for Rachit Gupta as a dude I know him personally and appreciate the efforts and hours which he has added to build Drupal Asia community. I also think he understands and lives on the Internet and we need that in power. Keep up the same rapo and exitment. Good Luck!!!


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