|| ||Neil McGovern <neilm-AT-debian.org>|
|| ||New SPI board of directors and officers|
|| ||Tue, 1 Aug 2006 22:18:57 +0100|
Software in the Public Interest is pleased to announce that it has appointed
new Officers following the election of three new members to the board of
In a board meeting on 1st August, the board elected Bdale Garbee as
President, Michael Schultheiss as Vice President, Neil McGovern as Secretary
and Josh Berkus as Treasurer of the board.
For the results of the latest vote for seats on the SPI Board of Directors,
David Graham, former SPI board secretary, announced that a total of 125 people
cast ballots in this election, which is 33 % of all eligible voters.
Candidates Josh Berkus, Neil McGovern and Michael Schultheiss were duly
elected on Saturday morning, following two weeks of nominations, and two weeks
of voting. They take over from John Goerzen, Benjamin Mako Hill and Bruce
SPI would also like to thank Bruce Perens and Joerg Jaspert for offering their
services to the community by running in this election.
We would like to thank John, Benjamin and Bruce for their hard work over their
terms of office and welcome the new members to the board.
* Tolimar votes for debconf7 to be somewhere where he speaks the
<Tolimar> That would a veto for switzerland ;)
<Ganneff> Tolimar: that also vetos germany
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