As you may know the LoCo council members are set with a two years term. Due this situation we are facing the difficult task of replacing José. A special thanks to José for all of the great contributions he had made while serving with us on the LoCo Council.
So with that in mind, we are writing this to ask for volunteers to step forward and nominate themselves or another contributor for the three open positions. The LoCo Council is defined on our wiki page.
Team Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoCouncilAgenda
Typically, we meet up once a month in IRC to go through items on the team agenda also we started to have Google Hangouts too (The time for hangouts may vary depending the availability of the members time). This involves approving new LoCo Teams, Re-approval of Approved LoCo Teams, resolving issues within Teams, approving LoCo Team mailing list requests, and anything else that comes along.
We have the following requirements for Nominees:
- Be an Ubuntu member
- Be available during typical meeting times of the council
- Insight into the culture(s) and typical activities within teams is a plus
Here is a description of the current LoCo Council:
They are current Ubuntu Members with a proven track record of activity in the community. They have shown themselves over time to be able to work well with others, and display the positive aspects of the Ubuntu Code of Conduct. They should be people who can judge contribution quality without emotion while engaging in an interview/discussion that communicates interest, a welcoming atmosphere, and which is marked by humanity, gentleness, and kindness.
If this sounds like you, or a person you know, please e-mail the LoCo Council with your nomination(s) using the following e-mail address: loco-council<at>lists.ubuntu.com.
Please include a few lines about yourself, or whom you’re nominating, so we can get a good idea of why you/they’d like to join the council, and why you feel that you/they should be considered. If you plan on nominating another person, please let them know, so they are aware.
We welcome nominations from anywhere in the world, and from any LoCo team. Nominees do not need to be a LoCo Team Contact to be nominated for this post. We are however looking for people who are active in their LoCo Team.
The time frame for this process is as follows:
Nominations will open: Thursday 15 October, 2015
Nominations will close: Thursday 29 October 2015
We will then forward the nominations to the Community Council, Requesting they take the following their next meeting to make their selections.