Im also an 'interested party' and would definitely like an extra week
to prepare answers to the simple question that Nikos proposes, but
also think its a good idea if we replicate the Candidate Manifesto
page for 2016 and all of us write something there. Jorge can you setup
the stub?

On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 6:56 AM, SERGIO ACOSTAYLARA
<sergio.acostayl...@mtop.gub.uy> wrote:
> 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
> (598)29157933 ints. 20329/20330
>
> ________________________________________
> 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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