Board 2013 Elections

2013 Election of the Board of Directors

Election notice

The official notice is to be sent before February 19th, 2013, for:

  • the 2013 election of Board Members
  • election of the Chairperson of the Board
  • the 2013 General Assembly.

For more information about the process, please see the Bylaws of the OW2 Consortium.

What each member category vote for

Election and vote process is different for each member category:

  • Corporate Members will vote to elect a number of representatives equal to the number of Strategic Members.
  • Individual Members will vote to elect one representative.
  • Strategic Members do not vote.

Board representatives election schedule

The schedule for the 2013 election is as follows:
  • Feb 25 – March 11: Registration of Candidates
  • March 12-24: Candidates campaign: Q&A with the applicants on the mailing lists
  • March 25-31: On-line vote
  • April 3: Result of representatives election

(All periods end 12pm CET.)

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Chairperson election schedule

The Chairperson is a member of the Board and is elected by the newly elected members of the Board. The schedule for the 2013 election is as follows:

  • April 4-9: Registration of Candidates
  • April 10-15: Candidates campaign: Q&A with the applicants on the mailing lists
  • April 16-18: On-line vote
  • April 19: Board vote and Result

(All periods end 12pm CET.)

How to apply to be a candidate

Only Corporate Members having fully paid their Membership fees, or duely informed the Management Office, can be candidates and are eligible to participate in OW2 Elections and Board Meetings votes.

For Candidate registration, as usual now, you must use the following template (applications will be published on the OW2 Web site - pages mentionned above):

  • Subject: Application from (personal name) (organization name) to the OW2 board
  • (Membership Category) (Corporate Members) or (Individual Members)
  • (Applicant Name)
  • (Motivations) (<200 words)
  • (Applicant Bio) (<200 words)

Send your application to the relevant mailing list:

  • For Corporate Members representatives send your application to corporate-members AT
  • For Individual Members representative send your application to individual-members AT

Current Candidates

The candidates registration stage runs from February 25 to March 11. See how to apply further below. The list of candidates in the 2013 election of the Board of Directors is regularly updated on the following pages:

How to vote

You must vote online. Please note the online vote will be open between March 25 and April 1. To cast your vote, please go to the pages indicated below (they are the same pages as the ones indicated above in fact, this is normal):