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[] 2008 Elections for the Eclipse Foundation Board of Directors



The following are the key dates for the 2008 elections for your representatives on the Eclipse Foundation Board of Directors. 


As of this moment, there will be four elected committer representatives and four elected add-in provider representatives on next year's board. However, under our Bylaws, the final determination will be made based on the total number of strategic members as of the date the membership meeting.


The terms of office are from April 1, 2008 to March 31, 2009.

  1. January 7, 2008: Nominations open. Nominations are to be sent as an email to emo@xxxxxxxxxxx, with the subject "Add-In Provider Nomination" or "Committer Nomination". As soon as possible after an individual is nominated, the Foundation will contact the nominee to confirm their willingness to participate in the election and to serve as a add-in provider representative if elected. 

  2. January 25, 2008: Nominations close. The list of nominees and their html pages will be available on the website as soon as possible thereafter.

  3. January 29, 2008: List of nominees published on Each nominee will be provided with an HTML template which outlines their background and vision for Eclipse as they are nominated. If the nominee does not have an HTML editor handy, plain text submissions for formatting by the EMO staff will be accepted via email. Content must be submitted to the Eclipse Foundation via email no later than Thursday, January 31st.

  4. February 4, 2008: List of nominees and their personal pages made available on Discussion of the issues on the newsgroup will be encouraged.

  5. February 25, 2008: Voting begins.

  6. March 7, 2008: Voting ends at 3:00pm Eastern time.

  7. March 17, 2008: New representatives announced at the Membership Meeting at EclipseCon 2008 in Santa Clara, California.

Mike Milinkovich
Executive Director,
Eclipse Foundation, Inc.
Office: 613-224-9461 x228
Cell: 613-220-3223





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