[PDB-gov] Call for candidates for initial Board of Directors
secretary at peeringdb.com
Thu Nov 12 11:52:28 PST 2015
This is likely the last call for candidates for the initial Board of
There are 12 candidates as of now:
The cut-off for candidacies, statements (max-300 words), revisions, and
withdraws is November 14th 23:59:59 UTC 2015.
Amending the below:
- The balloting and tabulation will be handled by BigPulse.com, employing
Single Transferable Vote preference voting.
- The secretary at peeringdb.com alias consists of Steven Feldman and
Appreciation to the 8 folks who have tested the BigPulse ballot and
On Mon, 26 Oct 2015, Chris Caputo wrote:
> While discussion of the organizational documents continues, here is a call
> for candidates for the initial Board of Directors for PeeringDB.
> Per the October 20th announcement:
> - There will be elections for the initial Board of Directors. Candidacies
> along with max 300 word statements should be submitted to
> secretary at peeringdb.com prior to November 15th. Anyone can run for
> election to the initial Board.
> - The interim Secretary (tentatively Chris Caputo) will send out ballots
> to pdb-gov on November 15th, with voting to happen through November
> 30th. The org docs currently proscribe one ballot per member
> organization. The interim Secretary will break ties through public
> random means. The Secretary will not be eligible for election to the
> initial Board.
> - The initial Board will decide on officers, per the tentative Bylaws.
> The draft documents will then be signed and filed.
> The most recent draft documents are up at:
> The draft documents indicate 5 initial members of the Board of Directors.
> These Directors will serve until the first annual meeting in April 2016.
> Board meetings and Member meetings will be held online/telephonically.
> The above dates are UTC. For example, candidates must submit their name
> and maximum 300 word statement, as determined by POSIX "wc -w" command, by
> November 14th 23:59:59 UTC 2015.
> A voter's guide containing the current list of candidates and statements,
> sorted alphabetically by last name, will be kept updated at:
> Candidates may revise their statements until the November 15th UTC
> cut-off. On November 15th UTC, ballots with candidate names and statements
> will be emailed to pdb-gov at lists.peeringdb.com.
> Please submit your candidacy or questions/concerns to
> secretary at peeringdb.com. Note that email to secretary at peeringdb.com goes
> to Chris Caputo, Patrick Gilmore and Richard Turkbergen.
> Discussion/questions/concerns also welcome on pdb-gov at lists.peeringdb.com.
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