I suggest that after the posts go up, anyone who wants to can evaluate them and 
then we can all vote.
Or something like that.

-Neal

On Sun, Jan 01, 2017 at 04:54:31PM -0500, Gaurav Vaidya wrote:
> 
> > On 1 Jan 2017, at 11:05 AM, Neal McBurnett <n...@bcn.boulder.co.us> wrote:
> > 
> > Yes - I'm interested!  I was going to go to the Wikimedia Developer Summit 
> > in San Francisco this month to continue to get more involved with the AI 
> > and machine learning work, but election-integrity-related stuff has poured 
> > over into the new year, so I can't swing that.
> > 
> > https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Developer_Summit/2017/Program
> 
> Aw, shoot. I’ve heard those are a lot of fun! I’m hoping to be released from 
> my PhD and able to attend WikiConference USA 2017, so maybe I’ll see you 
> there instead!
> 
> > I think the candidates should describe their involvement, goals and plans 
> > in a few paragraphs, and we should go from there.
> 
> Sounds good to me! Whoever wants to go first should set up a subpage at 
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedians_of_Colorado_User_Group so this 
> isn’t just happening on the mailing list. Should we set January 6 as a 
> deadline to have these in? 
> 
> Judging these entries will also be tricky. I can volunteer to judge them, but 
> I wouldn’t want to be the ONLY judge, so if nobody else volunteers to judge, 
> we might end up randomly choosing an entry after all. But I like the idea of 
> candidates having to set out why they’d like to go, what they’ll do in Berlin 
> and how that will benefit WM-US-CO.
> 
> cheers,
> Gaurav
> 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > -Neal
> > 
> > On Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 03:24:55PM -0500, Gaurav Vaidya wrote:
> >> Okay, yay, two candidates! Any more any more?
> >> 
> >> Also, any ideas on how we could pick one? Would anybody be interested in a 
> >> vote? We could run that at 
> >> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedians_of_Colorado_User_Group — 
> >> otherwise, once all the applicants are in, we could just pick one at 
> >> random at https://www.randomresult.com/ticket.php. Let me know what you 
> >> think!
> >> 
> >> cheers,
> >> Gaurav
> >> 
> >> 
> >>> On 31 Dec 2016, at 10:21 AM, Abhay Natu <asn...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> Representation in such events will raise our profile and help grow 
> >>> membership.
> >>> 
> >>> I can also do this but will defer to another candidate if needed.
> >>> 
> >>> Cheers,
> >>> 
> >>> Abhay
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> >>>   1. Re: Delegate to Wikimedia Conference 2017 (Mar/Apr in Berlin)
> >>>      (Isarra Yos)
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> >>> Message: 1
> >>> Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2016 22:06:14 +0000
> >>> From: Isarra Yos <zhoris...@gmail.com>
> >>> To: wikimedia-us-co@lists.wikimedia.org
> >>> Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-US-CO] Delegate to Wikimedia Conference 2017
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> >>> I could do it, but I really don't know if I'd be the best person.
> >>> Perhaps someone who's more active in organising actual events and
> >>> whatnot? Or who even knows who that would be...
> >>> 
> >>> -I
> >>> 
> >>> On 23/12/16 22:30, Gaurav Vaidya wrote:
> >>>> Hullo!
> >>>> 
> >>>> Wikimedia Conference 2017 [1] will take place in Berlin, Germany, from
> >>>> March 31 to April 2, 2017; it's a chance for Wikimedia organizations
> >>>> (such as us!) to meet and discuss plans for pushing the Wikimedia
> >>>> movement forward around the word. According to the Eligibility List
> >>>> [2], it looks like the Wikimedians of Colorado User Group [3] (such as
> >>>> us!) can send ONE person to Berlin to represent us. I think
> >>>> accommodation and airfare are paid for either by the Wikimedia
> >>>> Foundation or WMDE [4].
> >>>> 
> >>>> Anybody interested in going? Check out the questions on the
> >>>> application form [5] and send an e-mail to the group letting us know
> >>>> your interest. If more than one person is interested, we can vote on
> >>>> it or something, but let's see who's interested to begin with. The
> >>>> hard deadline for registering for the conference is January 8, so I'd
> >>>> like to have a final decision on who we want to send by January 6 at
> >>>> the latest. If there's a lack of response we might decide earlier than
> >>>> that, so if you're AT ALL interested, please let all of us know ASAP!
> >>>> 
> >>>> Happy holidays, everybody!
> >>>> 
> >>>> cheers,
> >>>> Gaurav
> >>>> 
> >>>> [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Conference_2017
> >>>> [2] 
> >>>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Conference_2017/Eligibility_Criteria#Wikimedia_User_Groups
> >>>> [3] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedians_of_Colorado_User_Group
> >>>> [4] 
> >>>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Conference_2017/Travel_and_Hotel_Booking_Information#Group_2
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