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Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

Naveen Francis-2
Dear Member,

Subject: Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

The Election Committee appointed by Wikimedia Chapter Executive
Committee for notifying and conducting the Election to Wikimedia
Chapter EC election,hereby announces the election to the Wikimedia
Chapter EC for the two yearterm.

A detailed ‘Rules & Regulations for the Election’ is available which
includes the Nomination Form for Candidature (at Page 7). There
are 76 members who are on the membership roll as on 23 June 2012
and are eligible to participate in the Election and contest the Election
(as per by-laws,based on the date of election and AGM
scheduled for 23 Sep 2012).As per the communication from EC,
5 vacancies are to be filled.

Please note the following details:
1. Date of election: 23rd September 2012.
2. Timing for voting in person: As per AGM Agenda which will be
communicated by Chapter later.
3. Place of election and for sending postal ballots:
Wikimedia Chapter, No.194,
2nd 'C' Cross, Dommaluru 2nd stage,
Bangalore 560071. India.

4. Last date and time of receiving nominations: 12th August, 2012
[http://wiki.wikimedia.in will be used as the electronic medium for
submitting and processing nominations. Each nomination is to be
placed on a sub page and linked from the Elections page at
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee
Members proposing and seconding and the candidate have to
sign using their user-ids on wiki. They also need to identify their
membership number on their User pages for validation.
Nomination pages will be locked to prevent editing on the day
following the due date.]
5. Last date for withdrawal of nominations: 26th August, 2012
6. Date of declaration of Final List of candidates:
28th August, 2012

The Executive Committee and the Election Committee will host an IRC
on Monday, 30th July, 2012 between 9PM and 10PM.
The IRC channel will be notified closer to the date.

The Election Committee comprises of the following members:

1. BalasundarRaman
2. Gautam K John

You can contact us or use the membership list for any
clarifications or discussions.

Yours truly,

For and on behalf of Election Committee
Returning Officer



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Re: Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

BalaSundaraRaman
Hi everyone,

I'd like to remind you that the nomination process for the upcoming Wikimedia Chapter EC elections are under way. We have not received any nomination yet. I request members who want to contribute to the chapter EC activities to nominate themselves soon at http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee or by sending the nomination form by post at the earliest. If you're not planning to stand yourself, please request fellow members who you think should be. Please let us know if you have questions about nomination.

For and behalf of the Election committee,
Sundar
 

From: Naveen Francis <[hidden email]>
To: wmin-members <[hidden email]>; Wikimedia India Community list <[hidden email]>
Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2012 11:26 AM
Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

Dear Member,

Subject: Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

The Election Committee appointed by Wikimedia Chapter Executive
Committee for notifying and conducting the Election to Wikimedia
Chapter EC election,hereby announces the election to the Wikimedia
Chapter EC for the two yearterm.

A detailed ‘Rules & Regulations for the Election’ is available which
includes the Nomination Form for Candidature (at Page 7). There
are 76 members who are on the membership roll as on 23 June 2012
and are eligible to participate in the Election and contest the Election
(as per by-laws,based on the date of election and AGM
scheduled for 23 Sep 2012).As per the communication from EC,
5 vacancies are to be filled.

Please note the following details:
1. Date of election: 23rd September 2012.
2. Timing for voting in person: As per AGM Agenda which will be
communicated by Chapter later.
3. Place of election and for sending postal ballots:
Wikimedia Chapter, No.194,
2nd 'C' Cross, Dommaluru 2nd stage,
Bangalore 560071. India.

4. Last date and time of receiving nominations: 12th August, 2012
[http://wiki.wikimedia.in will be used as the electronic medium for
submitting and processing nominations. Each nomination is to be
placed on a sub page and linked from the Elections page at
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee
Members proposing and seconding and the candidate have to
sign using their user-ids on wiki. They also need to identify their
membership number on their User pages for validation.
Nomination pages will be locked to prevent editing on the day
following the due date.]
5. Last date for withdrawal of nominations: 26th August, 2012
6. Date of declaration of Final List of candidates:
28th August, 2012

The Executive Committee and the Election Committee will host an IRC
on Monday, 30th July, 2012 between 9PM and 10PM.
The IRC channel will be notified closer to the date.

The Election Committee comprises of the following members:

1. BalasundarRaman
2. Gautam K John

You can contact us or use the membership list for any
clarifications or discussions.

Yours truly,

For and on behalf of Election Committee
Returning Officer



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Re: Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

BalaSundaraRaman
Hi all,

The nomination submission deadline is nearing. Please file your nominations as soon as possible.
We also noticed a few missing details (especially membership id) in some of the nominations filed already. Please do fill in those missing details as well.

For and behalf of the Election committee,
Sundar
 
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From: BalaSundaraRaman <[hidden email]>
To: wmin-members <[hidden email]>; Wikimedia India Community list <[hidden email]>
Cc: Gautam John <[hidden email]>
Sent: Sunday, August 5, 2012 1:56 PM
Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

Hi everyone,

I'd like to remind you that the nomination process for the upcoming Wikimedia Chapter EC elections are under way. We have not received any nomination yet. I request members who want to contribute to the chapter EC activities to nominate themselves soon at http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee or by sending the nomination form by post at the earliest. If you're not planning to stand yourself, please request fellow members who you think should be. Please let us know if you have questions about nomination.

For and behalf of the Election committee,
Sundar
 

From: Naveen Francis <[hidden email]>
To: wmin-members <[hidden email]>; Wikimedia India Community list <[hidden email]>
Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2012 11:26 AM
Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

Dear Member,

Subject: Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

The Election Committee appointed by Wikimedia Chapter Executive
Committee for notifying and conducting the Election to Wikimedia
Chapter EC election,hereby announces the election to the Wikimedia
Chapter EC for the two yearterm.

A detailed ‘Rules & Regulations for the Election’ is available which
includes the Nomination Form for Candidature (at Page 7). There
are 76 members who are on the membership roll as on 23 June 2012
and are eligible to participate in the Election and contest the Election
(as per by-laws,based on the date of election and AGM
scheduled for 23 Sep 2012).As per the communication from EC,
5 vacancies are to be filled.

Please note the following details:
1. Date of election: 23rd September 2012.
2. Timing for voting in person: As per AGM Agenda which will be
communicated by Chapter later.
3. Place of election and for sending postal ballots:
Wikimedia Chapter, No.194,
2nd 'C' Cross, Dommaluru 2nd stage,
Bangalore 560071. India.

4. Last date and time of receiving nominations: 12th August, 2012
[http://wiki.wikimedia.in will be used as the electronic medium for
submitting and processing nominations. Each nomination is to be
placed on a sub page and linked from the Elections page at
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee
Members proposing and seconding and the candidate have to
sign using their user-ids on wiki. They also need to identify their
membership number on their User pages for validation.
Nomination pages will be locked to prevent editing on the day
following the due date.]
5. Last date for withdrawal of nominations: 26th August, 2012
6. Date of declaration of Final List of candidates:
28th August, 2012

The Executive Committee and the Election Committee will host an IRC
on Monday, 30th July, 2012 between 9PM and 10PM.
The IRC channel will be notified closer to the date.

The Election Committee comprises of the following members:

1. BalasundarRaman
2. Gautam K John

You can contact us or use the membership list for any
clarifications or discussions.

Yours truly,

For and on behalf of Election Committee
Returning Officer



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Re: Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

Gautam John
Hello All:

Just a short note to say that nominations are now closed for the EC
Elections and the current list of candidates so nominated are here:

http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee

Sundar and I will send out a draft slate of candidates by the 23rd of
August and then follow up with the dates for withdrawal of candidates
and then the final slate.

Best,

Gautam

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Re: Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

Gautam John
Hello Everyone:

Sundar and I met today and following is the draft list of candidates
with comments.

Valid nominations:

http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Abhijeet_Safai
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Karthikndr
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Nikita_Belavate
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Pranav_Curumsey
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Shantanoo
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Sivahari_Nandakumar
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Sohan_Maheshwar
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Viswa_Prabha

Nomination needs fixing but is accepted:

http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/R_Srikanth

[Proposer, Sohan Maheshwar, has not signed, validly, with Wiki signature.]

Invalid nomination:

http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Rajat

[Nominee has not accepted.]

Please keep in mind that the last date for withdrawals is the 26th of
August and the final list will be sent on the 28th of August. If you
want to withdraw your candidature, please do so directly on the Wiki
and send Sundar and me an email. Post the 26th, the Wiki will be
locked.

Best,

Sundar and Gautam

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Re: Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

Sohan Maheshwar
Oops. oversight on my part. Sorry about that. I've fixed my nomination for R Srikanth by adding my signature.

Cheers! 

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 9:55 PM, Gautam John <[hidden email]> wrote:
Hello Everyone:

Sundar and I met today and following is the draft list of candidates
with comments.

Valid nominations:

http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Abhijeet_Safai
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Karthikndr
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Nikita_Belavate
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Pranav_Curumsey
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Shantanoo
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Sivahari_Nandakumar
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Sohan_Maheshwar
http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Viswa_Prabha

Nomination needs fixing but is accepted:

http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/R_Srikanth

[Proposer, Sohan Maheshwar, has not signed, validly, with Wiki signature.]

Invalid nomination:

http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Nominations_for_the_Executive_Committee/Rajat

[Nominee has not accepted.]

Please keep in mind that the last date for withdrawals is the 26th of
August and the final list will be sent on the 28th of August. If you
want to withdraw your candidature, please do so directly on the Wiki
and send Sundar and me an email. Post the 26th, the Wiki will be
locked.

Best,

Sundar and Gautam

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Re: Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

Gautam John
A quick reminder to everyone that today is the last day for
withdrawals of nominations.

If you intend to withdraw your candidature, please do so on the Wiki
and send Sundar and me an email, please.

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Re: Election Notice for Wikimedia Chapter EC Elections

Gautam John
Dear Members & Community:

After scrutinising nominations received for elections to the vacant EC
posts at WMIN and publishing the draft list and following the
completion of due date for withdrawals, if any, we here by announce
the final slate for the Elections.

The final slate consists of the following members (in alphabetical
order of their first name) who are contesting for the five vacancies
on the EC. We thank all the candidates and members for their active
response to the call for nominations and wish the candidates all the
best.

Abhijeet Safai
Karthik Nadar
Nikita Belavate
Prabhakaran Viswanathan
Pranav Curumsey
Shantanoo Mahajan
Sivahari Nandakumar
Sohan Maheshwar
Srikanth Ramakrishnan

The following nomination has not been found valid as the nomination
form was incomplete.

Rajat Jain

Sundar and I will communicate a Question and Answer process for the
candidates with members and community.

The ballot forms along with AGM notice (scheduled for Sep 23) will be
sent shortly by the Chapter to all the eligible voters. We do hope all
members eligible to vote will do so  by Post or in person (during the
AGM) and help shape the future of the Chapter.

Best,

Gautam & Sundar.
The Election Committee
Wikimedia Chapter

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