Gah, sorry for the multilist cross-post, this should have gone to the 
foundation list only.

- C

Chris McDonough wrote:
> I nominate Tres Seaver.
> 
> - C
> 
> Tres Seaver wrote:
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>> (apologies in advance for the cross-post:  we need this to reach the
>> whole Zope community).
>>
>> The Zope Foundation board is pleased to announce the regular 2010
>> general meeting of the foundation will be held on Wednesday, 24 February
>> 2010, at 17:00 UTC.  The meeting will be conducted via IRC at the
>> following channel:
>>
>> irc://irc.freenode.net/#zope-foundation
>>
>> Prior to that meeting, the current board will conduct an elections in
>> which foundation members will select seven (7) board members in
>> accordance with the foundation bylaws[1].
>>
>>
>> Summary
>> - -------
>>
>> - - Nominations open via the foundat...@zope.org mailing list until
>>   Friday, 2010-01-29.
>>
>> - - Voting via e-mail to a closed mailing list, from Wednesday,
>>   2010-02-03 through Friday, 2010-02-19.
>>
>> - - Votes tallied by representatives of the current board,
>>   using "Meek and Warrent STV" method using OpenSTV software.
>>
>> - - General meeting and seating of the new board, Wednesday, 2010-02-24.
>>
>>
>> Procedure for Elections
>> - -----------------------
>>
>> The procedure for the elections is as follows:
>>
>> - - Foundation members may nominate any member by responding to the
>>   board's announcment on the foundat...@zope.org maling list.
>>   Nominations will remain open until Friday, 2010-01-29, 23:00 UTC.
>>
>> - - At the close of the nominations period, the board will create a new
>>   mailman list, 'zf-elections-2010', and approve all ZF members to post
>>   to the list..  In order to preserve anonymity of votes, foundation
>>   members will not be subscribers to the list;  access to the list
>>   archives will be restricted to the "tellers" appointed by the board.
>>
>> - - On Wednesday, 2010-02-03, the Secretary will send an e-mail announcing
>>   the opening of the voting period. This email will contain the ballot,
>>   with careful instructions about how to rank preferences in the reply.
>>   The Reply-to header of this e-mail will be set to the
>>   'zf-elections-2010' list.
>>
>> - - ZF members will vote by replying to that e-mail.  Voting will remain
>>   open until Friday, 2010-02-19, 23:00 UTC.
>>
>> - - At the close of voting, the board will appoint two of its members as
>>   "tellers."  The tellers will use the list archive to tabulate the
>>   members' votes, using the OpenSTV application[2] configured to use the
>>   Meek and Warren STV method[3].  The tellers will report the election
>>   results, along with the raw tallies, at a special board meeting to be
>>   held on Tuesday, 2009-02-23, 15:00 UTC.
>>
>> - - After canvassing the results from the tellers, the board will notify
>>   all nominees of the success / failure of their candidacy, thanking
>>   them for their willingness to serve.
>>
>> - - At the general meeting, the last item on the agenda will the
>>   announcement of the election results, including a vote to "seat" the
>>   board.
>>
>>
>> An online version of this announcement is available at:
>>
>>   http://foundation.zope.org/news/2010_election_and_general_meeting/
>>
>>
>> References
>> - ----------
>>
>> [1] http://foundation.zope.org/bylaws/zope_foundation_bylaws.pdf
>>
>> [2] http://stv.sourceforge.net/aboutopenstv
>>
>> [3] http://stv.sourceforge.net/votingmethods/meek
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Tres.
>> - --
>> ===================================================================
>> Tres Seaver          +1 540-429-0999          tsea...@palladion.com
>> Palladion Software   "Excellence by Design"    http://palladion.com
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