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Community Election Results. Announced and ratified! But now what?

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.

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Voting Closing - at 11:59 Oct 7 GMT

Voting closes in a little over 9 hours from now.

Please hurry and get your vote in, even more importantly, as someone subscribed to the Drupal Association group, please help us get the word out and tell people to vote! Less than 1% of eligible voters have done so...

A cheat sheet on the candidates and how to vote is here:

Vote here now:
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Supporting Australian Government as a special interest group - can it work?

I'd love to get some comments from Australians on the election platform I've put forward in my campaign to get on the Board of the Drupal Association.

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Vote Drupal 2013

Voting is now open in the community elections for new Directors "At Large".

View the announcement here:

Update: Voting closes at 11:59pm GMT 7 October 2012
Countdown: http://time.is/countdown/11:59pm_7_october_2012_GMT

See all the candidates here:


How to vote?

  1. Login to association.drupal.org
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Session Four - Questions for Candidates

And this concludes our Meet the Candidates sessions for election2013.

Unfortunately, no scribe this time, so no IRC log worth posting.

Recording: http://rs2342.freeconferencecall.com:80/fcci/cgi-bin/play.mp3/15302363-1...

New Questions:
(20:44:59) valthebald: What threats to the Drupal community do you see, which are not handled by DA? How CAN they be handled?

(20:46:01) aimeem: What is the best/ way that the association can find out about the top 4 benefits that members see the associations as needing to provide to make the association more relevant for members

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Session Three - Questions for Candidates

Participants in the 3rd session were
* Simon Hobbs (simesy)
* Pedro Cambra (pcambra)
* Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire (HornCologne)

IRC log attached.

Mp3 recording: http://rs2342.freeconferencecall.com:80/fcci/cgi-bin/play.mp3/15302363-1...

Only three new questions this time around.

(20:22:01) simesy_: I'm interested in what the other candidates think about Narayan as a candidate who will fill the gap of having infrastructure representation on the board.

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Session Two - Questions for Candidates

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2nd Meet the Candidates Session.

This time we had the following candidates on the call.
* Narayan Newton
* Chris Ward
* Mortendk
* Bert Boerland
* Jeremy Thorson

To view all nominees, link to their profiles, pitches, and free range Q&A please see https://association.drupal.org/nominations

DA Staff Member Stephanie El Hajj graciously agreed to be our scribe. The full IRC log is attached as a text file.

A full recording is available to download here:

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2013 Election - Questions for candidates from session one

The first "Meet The Candidates" (MTC) session finished two hours ago.

Taking part were:
* Joe Bachana
* Steven de Costa
* David Stoline
* Matthew Saunders

Here are the questions that were asked and answered.

There is a partial recording of the session available as a zip file here:

For a full list of candidates, and details on the remaining 3 MTC sessions please see https://association.drupal.org/election2013-update

All candidates: Please respond to these questions in a comment.

Opening remarks:

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2013 "At Large" Director Candidates

Here, in the order they submitted their nominations are the candidates for the 2013 election.

Voting is open September 24 - October 7.

Full name links to nomination statement, username links to profile on drupal.org



  • Floh Klare - (SirFiChi)
  • Todd Tomlinson - (toddtomlinson)
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    Election Time - 2013 Community At Large Directors

    The time has come to open nominations for directors from the community at large for the board of the Drupal Association.

    The announcement has been posted here:

    The key details are:

    Election Timeline

    • Sep 1-16 Nominations open
    • Sep 17-23 Statements, Questions, Meet the Candidates sessions
    • Sep 24-Oct 7 Voting
    • Oct 10 Ratify results at board meeting

    How to submit a nomination

    Go to https://association.drupal.org/node/add/nomination

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