It was a very vigorous and engaged election course of for the PSF Board
this yr! Initially, we need to thank everybody who ran and was
keen to serve on the PSF Board. Even when you weren’t elected, we
recognize on a regular basis and energy you set into enthusiastic about easy methods to
make the PSF higher and easy methods to symbolize the components of the group that
you take part in. We hope that you’ll proceed to consider these
points and share your concepts.
Congratulations to our 5 new Board members-elect!
- Cheuk Ting Ho
- Denny Perez
- Georgi Ker
- Christopher Neugebauer
- KwonHan Bae *
be in contact with all of the elected candidates subsequent week to schedule
onboarding. * The fifth individual is being invited to serve for a yr to
fill the off-cycle emptiness left by Joannah Nanjekye, who stepped down
from the Board.
I’d wish to take this chance to thank
our outgoing board members for his or her excellent service; Dustin Ingram,
Joannah Nanjekye, Jeff Triplett, Thomas Wouters and Nina Zakharenko.
They served on the PSF Board via a very eventful time;
serving to us to navigate the worldwide pandemic, rework PyCon US right into a
digital occasion and rent a brand new Government Director. Thanks for
supporting the PSF and the Python group via a lot change!
heartfelt thanks exit to every of you who took the time to evaluation the
candidates and submit your votes. Your participation helps the PSF
symbolize our group. We obtained 621 complete votes, which simply
reached quorum–1/3 of affirmed voting members (877). We’re particularly
grateful on your endurance with navigating the adjustments to the voting
course of, which finally allowed for a sound election and a extra
sustainable elections system.
I additionally need to thank everybody who helped promote this yr’s board election, particularly Python Neighborhood Information
who took the initiative to cowl this yr’s election and produced
informational movies from every candidate. I additionally need to spotlight the
PSF workers members who made some adjustments to our membership administration on
the back-end this yr, enabling us to affirm voting intention for the
first time ever and organising OpaVote. Due to Ee Durbin and Joe
Lastly, it would really feel a bit early to say this, however
we may have 4 seats open once more subsequent yr. If you happen to’re considering
operating or studying extra, we encourage you to achieve out to a present
board member or two this yr and ask them about serving.