Dear openSUSE members,
It's time to elect a new Board member to fill an empty seat on the openSUSE Board. This is an Ad-hoc election as defined in our Election Rules  so the elected board member will serve till the end of 2021.
The election schedule is as follows:
== Phase 0 == 20 July 2020 * Announcement of the Ad-hoc openSUSE Board Election 2020 * Call for Nominations and Applications for Board candidacy * Membership drive
2 August 2020 * Nominations and Applications for Board candidacy close
== Phase 1 == 3 August 2020 * Announcement of the final list of candidates * Campaign begins * Membership drive continues, opportunity to apply for openSUSE Membership, but members will only be eligible to vote and not run as a candidate.
== Phase 2 == 17 August 2020 * Ballots open: Please cast your vote during this time * Campaign continues
30 August 2020 * Ballots close
31 August 2020 * Announcement of results
To stand for a position in the openSUSE Board please send an email to:
* firstname.lastname@example.org and * email@example.com
If a member would like to nominate another member, please inform the Election Committee and the officials will contact the nominee to ask whether they would like to run as a Board candidate.
Only openSUSE members are eligible to run for openSUSE Board openings in accordance with the Eligibility and Validity section of our Election Rules .
The Election Committee  are hereby calling for Nominations & Applications for the openSUSE Board .
 https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Board_election_rules  Members: Ish Sookun, Edwin Zakaria and myself.  https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Board_election