Nominees For The 2016 X.Org Board Elections
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org on 31 March 2016 at 07:51 AM EDT. Add A Comment
X.ORG --
Following a two week delay to the schedule, the list of nominees for the X.Org 2016 Board of Directors elections was published this morning.

The nominees include Bryce Harrington, Alex Deucher, Egbert Eich, Keith Packard, and Lucas Stach. These five individuals are competing for four board seats with the terms ending for Alex Deucher, Matt Dew, Egbert Eich, and Keith Packard.

Those curious to read the personal statements of the five nominees can be found via this X.Org Wiki page. There's now a two-week Q&A period followed by the actual elections. Aside from voting on these four spots for the X.Org BoD, the voting will also go for the by-laws change in an attempt once more to merge the X.Org Foundation into the SPI.
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