On Thursday 19 November 2009 17:10:26 Thomas Schmidt wrote:
Hi, the openSUSE board decided to extend the deadline
candidacy for the next openSUSE board .
just for accuracy, the openSUSE Board
proposed this to the election committee
and the committee obviously support this proposal. The election process is in
hands of the election committee and the Board doesn't have any decision power
In short, the period for membership request and announcing candidacy is
extended by one week. And the period of campaigning is shortened to 1 week to
stay with the election starting date Dec 8.
There are 3 seats to be elected (2 non-Novell, 1
Novell) for a 2 year
Currently we have 3 announced candidates:
- Rupert Horstkötter
- Bryen M Yunashko
- Pavol Rusnak
So, if you want to participate in the openSUSE board and influence the
future direction of the project please stand up and announce your
candidacy. If you want to vote for the candidates, please make sure your
openSUSE membership  is approved.
If you have any questions about the election or the board's tasks, please
contact the election commitee (election-officials(a)opensuse.org) or the
The updated election schedule:
October 26th, 2009 (Phase 0)
* Start of 5 week period to apply for an openSUSE membership (in
order to vote).
* Start of 5 week phase to stand for a position in the openSUSE Board.
November 30th, 2009
* Notification of intent to run, and application for an openSUSE
membership close (end of phase 0).
December 1st, 2009 (Phase 1)
* Start of 1 week campaign for the candidates before the ballots open
(campaign might be done until ballots close).
December 8th, 2009 (Phase 2)
* Ballots open
Members will be able to cast their votes at:
December 22nd, 2009
* Ballots close (end of phase 2)
Michael Löffler, Product Management
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH - Nürnberg - AG Nürnberg - HRB 16746 - GF: Markus Rex
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