Annual General Meetings/2018

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12th Annual General Meeting of the OpenStreetMap Foundation

The 12th Annual General Meeting of the OpenStreetMap Foundation will be held online in the IRC chat room #osmf-gm on the IRC network, at [X] UTC on Saturday, 15 December 2018.

The IRC wiki page will have information on how to connect to IRC.

Board Election

Foundation members will vote to elect a new board in December.

  • [X] seats available.
  • You do not need to attend the meeting to vote but you need to be a member or associate member throughout the period of 30 days prior to the date of the meeting.
  • To become a director on the board, you must be a member, not an associate member. We will set-up this page to enable people to announce their candidacy. The deadline for members to put themselves forward for election is two weeks before the Annual General Meeting. This year, community members will send questions in private to [X]. The questions will be then compiled and presented in an organized way. Candidates will submit answers and their manifesto in private to whoever is running the election and then a simultaneous publication of the answers will occur.


Election run by:

Access to OpaVote online platform

To be filled.

Confirmation of OpaVote results with OpenSTV

To be filled.


Only fully paid up members will be able to vote, and only those who have already become members 30 days prior to the AGM date.

Voting members will receive an email from the on-line voting service with links to the on-line ballot for each ballot measure. The election will be carried out under single transferable vote rules (STV). Each foundation member will cast their vote by ranking candidates according to their preference. A maximum of [X] will be elected.

See the voting information and instructions that were provided in 2017. (link to be updated)

Draft agenda

  1. Apologies for Absence
  2. Minutes of the last Meeting
  3. Chairperson’s report
  4. Treasurer’s Report
  5. Election to Board
  6. Any other business


To be filled.