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Nominations now open for OpenStack Project Technical Leads


Hey everyone!

It's that time again :-)

Anyone who would like to be a candidate for the forth-coming elections
for the OpenStack Project Technical Leads may now submit their names!
Valid candidates must currently be an Active Technical Contributor
(within the 6 months prior to 23:59 PST August 29, 2012). The project
for which they are running as PTL must be one of: Nova, Swift, Glance,
Keystone, Horizon, Quantum, or Cinder.

To submit your name for the ballot, please send an email to the
OpenStack mail list with the following information included:

To: openstack@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: <PROJECT_NAME> PTL candidacy
Body: Ideally, a description of your platform/what you aim to
accomplish (and how!), your technical/leadership credentials,
experience, etc. -- in short, anything that will be useful for voters
to assess your qualifications as a technical lead for the OpenStack
project of your passion.


Now: kickoff!

Today through 5 Sep:
 * collect names of candidates who have submitted an email indicating
their intent to run for election
 * verification of eligibility of candidate; confirmation sent by
election officials to the openstack mail list
 * for each project, election officials will identify the list of
valid voters (Active Technical Contributors; see the
"TechnicalCommittee" wiki link below for more info)
 * verify the that the Active Technical Contributors are members of
the OpenStack Foundation

6 Sep: Set up the online polls with the information gathered above.

7 Sep - 13 Sep: Hold the online elections (a separate announcement for
this will be forthcoming).

For more information (background and process), please see the following:
 * http://wiki.openstack.org/Governance/Foundation/TechnicalCommittee
 * http://wiki.openstack.org/Governance/TCElectionsFall2012
 * http://wiki.openstack.org/Projects

Let us know if there's anything more we can do to make this process as
transparent as possible!

Thanks, and happy running ;-)


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