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From: Ward Dossche (2:292/854)
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Date: Tue, 13.10.09 23:16
FTSC standing member election - Call for nominations

FTSC standing member election, call for nominations.

An election for FTSC standing members starts on Sunday 27th of September 2009
at 20:00 UTC..

As per FTA-1000.002 the number of FTSC members should be no less than 7 and
more than 30. Of the present 16 members, 7 of them had their term expire on
August 17th 2009. That leaves room for a maximum of 30-(16-7)=21 new members
be elected.

From FTA-1001.005

3.2 FTSC Standing Members

FTSC members are appointed for a two year renewable term. [50 % of
appointments on initial formation of the FTSC shall be for a 3 year
renewable term, to ensure continuity of the Committee on expiry of
the terms.]

To be selected as a FTSC member, an individual must be a Fidonet
node, and should be actively involved in Fidonet. Examples include
having put out a Fidonet-related product or having updated a product
in the preceding two years, or having experience as a Coordinator,
Echomail Coordinator or mail or file Hub.

Standing members may be nominated Fidonet-wide by all of the
following methods:

1. Any RC or REC.
2. A nominating committee established for the purpose by the FTSC.
3. A nominating committee established for the purpose by the ZCC.

A nominating committee may not consist of any current member or
officer of the FTSC.

Standing members are appointed on the basis of a vote by all RCs and
RECs who are nodelisted as holding those positions at the time the
nominations are published. A successful candidate must receive
approval by a majority of votes.

Publication of the nomination and the voting procedure, and posting
of RC and REC votes, shall take place openly in the FTSC_PUBLIC
echo, and voting shall close three weeks after publication of the

In accordance with FTA-1001 3.2.2 I hereby appoint a nominating committee
with the exceoption of the FTSC administrator, consists of the FTSC members
who's term ended on august 17 and who have indicated to be available for
another term.

These are:

Andrew Clarke 3:633/267
Scott Little 3:712/848

The status of RC's and REC's will be determined by nodelist.268 as issued by
the ZC in the zone where they reside.

All RCs, RECs and members of the nominating committee are hereby invited to
nominate members. Nominations may be posted in the FTSC_PUBLIC echo or in
netmail/e-mail to the FTSC adminstrator. (2:2/20, 2:280/5555 or administrator
at ftsc dot org) Nominations received by netmail or e-mail will be posted in

Nominations start at Sunday, September 27, 2009. 20:00 UTC and end at Sunday
October 18th 2009, 20:00 UTC.

Nominators are advised to sound out prospective nominees before filing a
nomination. There is little or no point in nominating someone that has not
shown interest and expressed willingness to accept. Members of the FTSC
appointed nominating committee may self nominate,


FTSC standing member election, time frame

Submission of nominations:
Sunday, Sept 27 2009, 20:00 UTC - Sunday, Oct 18 2009, 20:00 UTC

Acceptance of nominations by candidates:
Right after nomination - Sunday, Oct 25, 20:00 UTC

Candidates MUST accept in FTSC_PUBLIC in order to qualify,
with the exception of self nominees.

Candidates MAY campaign in FTSC_PUBLIC right after accepting
their nomination. Everyone may challenge the candidates.

Submission of votes:
Sunday, Oct 25, 20:00 UTC - Sunday, Nov 8 2009, 20:00 UTC

Contesting of votes:
Sunday, Nov 8, 2009, 20:00 UTC - Sunday, Nov 15 2009, 20:00 UTC

If no contest: installation of new members:
Monday Nov 16.

Michiel van der Vlist
FTSC Administrator

--- D'Bridge 3.36
* Origin: Many Glacier -- "The Lord of the Pings" (2:292/854)


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