I agree with Jorge's suggestion (actually Gert-Jan's)

Sergio Acosta y Lara
Departamento de Geomática
Dirección Nacional de Topografía
Ministerio de Transporte y Obras Públicas
URUGUAY
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De: Discuss <discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org> en nombre de Nikos Alexandris 
<n...@nikosalexandris.net>
Enviado: viernes, 16 de setiembre de 2016 3:39
Para: Jorge Sanz
Cc: OSGeo Discussions
Asunto: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Election 2016] Nominations reminder and campaign 
proposal

Jorge Sanz:

>Dear OSGeo community and charter members
>
>This is a reminder that there's still some days for nominations to the
>Board of Directors elections. We have already nine great candidates,
>including all the present Board members running for re-election. Take
>a look at [1] for an overview of the nominations and support
>expressions. Maybe there's a candidate that is worth your support or
>someone special that you think should run to join our Board?
>
>The other point of this email is to follow up with Gert-Jan
>proposal[2] to put a week between the nominations period and the
>actual voting to let candidates to express their intentions for their
>term.
>
>I'm inclined to accept it because I think is a good idea and no one
>has opposed but also because next week I'll be out of the office for
>the GEOSTAT course first here in Spain (20/21) and SoTM in Brussels
>(22/26) later and I'll be pretty busy.
>
>What do you think? Looking forward for your opinions.

In my humble view, both as an OSGeo charter member and GRASS-GIS' CRO (recently 
experienced the
role for the new PSC election), I can only recommend to allow or even ask, in
some way, all candidates to support their candidacy publicly.

For the next GRASS-GIS' PSC election, I support what came out of a related
thread, in a post by Micha Silver (see
https://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/PSC/Election2016#Aftertheelection):

request (which, I know, is rather a bit strict) candidates to feedback the 
community by answering to
the very question (slightly altered)

"What should the community expect from my membership?"

Kindest regards, Nikos


>All the best
>Jorge
>CRO 2016
>
>[1] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Member_Nominations_2016
>[2] https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/discuss/2016-September/016606.html
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