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* Drafted at SFC NYC unconference
 
* Drafted at SFC NYC unconference
  
PERSONNEL
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== PERSONNEL ==
  
 
Election Coordinator
 
Election Coordinator
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* Anyone may volunteer for this position except for current board members (past board members are OK)
 
* Anyone may volunteer for this position except for current board members (past board members are OK)
  
CALENDAR
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== CALENDAR ==
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=== February 28 ===
  
February 28
 
 
* Election cycle begins, begin to solicit nominees
 
* Election cycle begins, begin to solicit nominees
 
* Set up wiki page for election
 
* Set up wiki page for election
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* Nominees can begin to accept/reject nominations
 
* Nominees can begin to accept/reject nominations
  
March 14
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=== March 14 ===
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* Confirm candidates
 
* Confirm candidates
 
** Deadline for nominees to accept
 
** Deadline for nominees to accept
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** Send email to chapters@ explaining the voting process
 
** Send email to chapters@ explaining the voting process
  
April 18
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=== April 18 ===
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* Voting begins
 
* Voting begins
 
* Selectricity is open for business
 
* Selectricity is open for business
 
* Re-send email to chapters@ explaining how to vote
 
* Re-send email to chapters@ explaining how to vote
  
April 30
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=== April 30 ===
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* Voting closes
 
* Voting closes
 
* Selectricity does not accept any more votes
 
* Selectricity does not accept any more votes
  
May 1
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=== May 1 ===
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* Announce the election results
 
* Announce the election results
 
** Blog, tweet, chapters@, discuss@
 
** Blog, tweet, chapters@, discuss@

Revision as of 00:31, 3 March 2011

PROPOSED ELECTION PROCESS

  • Drafted at SFC NYC unconference

PERSONNEL

Election Coordinator

  • Appointed at the end of each cycle by the existing Election Coordinator (see below)
  • One-year commitment, one time only
  • Anyone may volunteer for this position except for current board members (past board members are OK)

CALENDAR

February 28

  • Election cycle begins, begin to solicit nominees
  • Set up wiki page for election
    • ((Insert link to old one here))
  • Make banner graphic and put it on the front of freeculture.org
  • Blog post with key dates and description of what the board is/does
  • Tweet it
  • Email chapters@, discuss@
    • This message should be very easy for chapter leaders to fwd to chapter members
  • Nominees can begin to accept/reject nominations

March 14

  • Confirm candidates
    • Deadline for nominees to accept
  • Announce candidate names, chapters
    • Tweet, blog, chapters@, discuss@
  • Candidates respond to prompt(s) on wiki page
    • 5 "thought" or "vision" questions regarding the future of SFC
    • Prompts written by Election Coordinator
  • Set up Selectricity and issue tokens to chapter leaders
    • Send email to chapters@ explaining the voting process

April 18

  • Voting begins
  • Selectricity is open for business
  • Re-send email to chapters@ explaining how to vote

April 30

  • Voting closes
  • Selectricity does not accept any more votes

May 1

  • Announce the election results
    • Blog, tweet, chapters@, discuss@
  • Add new board members to board@
  • Existing board and new board plan a conference call to discuss transition
  • Create new category on wiki for BoardYY (e.g. Board11 for 2011-2012 school year)
  • Appoint next Election Coordinator
  • Election cycle ends