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= 15th Annual General Meeting of the OpenStreetMap Foundation =
 
= 15th Annual General Meeting of the OpenStreetMap Foundation =
   
The 15th Annual General Meeting of the OpenStreetMap Foundation will be held online in the IRC chat room #osmf-gm on the IRC network irc.oftc.net, on [https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=OSMF+15th+Annual+General+Meeting+-+11th+December+2021&iso=20211211T16&p1=1440 December 11th 2021, at 1600 UTC].
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The 15th Annual General Meeting of the OpenStreetMap Foundation will be held online in the IRC chat room #osmf-gm on the IRC network irc.oftc.net, on [https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=OSMF+15th+Annual+General+Meeting+-+11th+December+2021&iso=20211211T16&p1=1440 December 11th 2021, at 1600 UTC] - [https://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/generic?p0=1440&iso=20211211T16&msg=OSMF%2015th%20Annual%20General%20Meeting%20-%2011th%20December%202021 countdown].
   
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=== Join ===
The [[osm:IRC|IRC page on the OSM wiki]] will have information on how to connect to IRC.
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* Please see the [[osm:IRC|IRC page on the OSM wiki]] close to the AGM date for information on how to connect to IRC.
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* You will also be able to join via your browser: https://webchat.oftc.net/?channels=osmf-gm
   
 
=== Results ===
 
=== Results ===
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There is currently one resolution proposed by the OSMF board:
 
There is currently one resolution proposed by the OSMF board:
   
# '''Special resolution''' ''(changing the [[Articles_of_Association| OSMF Articles of Association]])'':[[Board/Minutes/2021-05#Articles_of_Association:_Count_time_as_associate_member_for_board_candidacy_requirements| Count time as associate member for board candidacy requirements]]
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# '''Special resolution''' ''(changing the [[Articles_of_Association| OSMF Articles of Association]])'': [[Annual_General_Meetings/2021/Suggested_resolutions|Count time as associate member for board candidacy requirements]]
   
 
== Board Election ==
 
== Board Election ==
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* You do not need to attend the meeting to vote but you need to be a member or associate member throughout the period of 90 days prior to the date of the meeting. The deadline for becoming a new member eligible to vote for the board candidates of your choice was [https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=OSMF+board+election+-+Deadline+for+becoming+a+new+OSMF+member+eligible+to+vote&iso=20210911T2359&p1=1440 11 September 2021 23:59:59 UTC]
 
* You do not need to attend the meeting to vote but you need to be a member or associate member throughout the period of 90 days prior to the date of the meeting. The deadline for becoming a new member eligible to vote for the board candidates of your choice was [https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=OSMF+board+election+-+Deadline+for+becoming+a+new+OSMF+member+eligible+to+vote&iso=20210911T2359&p1=1440 11 September 2021 23:59:59 UTC]
* The [https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board OSM wiki] has more information.
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* The [[osm:Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board|OSM wiki]] has more information.
   
 
== Voting instructions and FAQ ==
 
== Voting instructions and FAQ ==
   
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<big> [[Annual_General_Meetings/2021/Voting_Information_and_Instructions| Voting information, instructions and FAQ]].</big>
''<placeholder>''
 
   
 
=== IMPORTANT - Test your browser settings, otherwise you might send an empty vote ===
 
=== IMPORTANT - Test your browser settings, otherwise you might send an empty vote ===
   
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The voting emails from Opavote ''(to be sent on the 4th of December, after 16:00 UTC)'' link directly to the voting page, which is listing each [[osm:Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board#Candidates|candidate]] in random order and allowing you to rank the candidates in order of preference.
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<div style="margin:2px 0;border:1px solid #9B9;background:#ffd5ca;color:#000;padding:2px .5em;text-align:left">
This is how the voting pages should look ''(except the red arrows and fake candidate list)'':
 
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'''<big><font color="maroon">If you do not see the names of the candidates on the page linked from the voting email:</font></big>'''
   
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* '''Please make sure that you have Javascript enabled. Disable any plugins that block content (like Decentraleyes or uBlock Origin)'''. Otherwise the list of the candidates will not be visible and you will send an empty vote.
''<placeholder>''
 
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* '''Test your browser settings before voting by visiting [https://www.opavote.com/en/vote/5350428679077888?p=1 this sandbox voting page]''' where you should see a list of OpenStreetMap editors (randomised each time you load the page). Use the same browser settings when you proceed to vote for the election and resolutions. The sandbox page is only for testing purposes: the vote button does not work and votes on the OSM editors are not counted.
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This is how the voting pages should look ''(except the red arrows and fake candidate list)'':
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* [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/4/42/AGM2021_Preview_of_voting_page_for_board_election.png Election voting page]
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* [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/5/52/AGM2021_Preview_of_voting_page_for_special_resolution.png Special resolution voting page] ''for eligible normal members only''
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</div>
   
 
=== Facilitator ===
 
=== Facilitator ===
* Michael Collinson will gather the [https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board questions from the community], organise them and publish an [https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board#Official_set_of_questions_for_candidates official set] for the candidates.
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* Michael Collinson has gathered the [https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board questions from the community], organised them and published an [https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board#Official_set_of_questions_for_candidates official set] for the candidates.
   
See the [https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board#Key_dates key dates] and the [https://framagenda.org/apps/calendar/p/HipJHmLDr9Kw2DCM/dayGridMonth/2021-10-01 online calendar].
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See the [[osm:Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board#Key_dates|key dates]] and the [https://framagenda.org/apps/calendar/p/HipJHmLDr9Kw2DCM/dayGridMonth/2021-10-01 online calendar].
   
The candidates' answers and manifestos will be [https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board/Answers_and_manifestos compiled here].
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The candidates' answers and manifestos will be [[osm:Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board/Answers_and_manifestos|compiled here]].
   
 
''Michael Collinson was active 2006-2014ish as a board member, board secretary, State of the Map and chair of the [[Licensing_Working_Group|Licensing Working Group]]. More recently, he acted as an election observer for HOT and OSM US. Active mapper from 2005 till now. ([https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2018-November/005369.html Source])''
 
''Michael Collinson was active 2006-2014ish as a board member, board secretary, State of the Map and chair of the [[Licensing_Working_Group|Licensing Working Group]]. More recently, he acted as an election observer for HOT and OSM US. Active mapper from 2005 till now. ([https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2018-November/005369.html Source])''
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=== Access to OpaVote online platform ===
 
=== Access to OpaVote online platform ===
 
* Dorothea Kazazi ''(Administrative Assistant)''
 
* Dorothea Kazazi ''(Administrative Assistant)''
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* Michael Spreng ''([[Membership_Working_Group|Membership Working Group]])''
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=== Confirmation of OpaVote results with OpenSTV ===
 
=== Confirmation of OpaVote results with OpenSTV ===
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* Michael Spreng ''([[Membership_Working_Group|Membership Working Group]])''
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== Agenda ==
 
== Agenda ==
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# Apologies for Absence
 
# Apologies for Absence
 
# [[Annual_General_Meetings/2020/Minutes|Minutes of the last Meeting]]
 
# [[Annual_General_Meetings/2020/Minutes|Minutes of the last Meeting]]
# Chairperson’s report
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# [[Annual_General_Meetings/2021/Chairperson’s_report|Chairperson’s report]]
 
# Treasurer’s report
 
# Treasurer’s report
 
# Election to Board
 
# Election to Board
# Results of voting on the special resolution and on other suggested resolutions
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# Result of voting on the special resolution
 
# Any other business
 
# Any other business
   

Revision as of 19:01, 29 November 2021

15th Annual General Meeting of the OpenStreetMap Foundation

The 15th Annual General Meeting of the OpenStreetMap Foundation will be held online in the IRC chat room #osmf-gm on the IRC network irc.oftc.net, on December 11th 2021, at 1600 UTC - countdown.

Join

Results

Results of the election will be added to this page.

Proposed resolutions

There is currently one resolution proposed by the OSMF board:

  1. Special resolution (changing the OSMF Articles of Association): Count time as associate member for board candidacy requirements

Board Election

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

  • You do not need to attend the meeting to vote but you need to be a member or associate member throughout the period of 90 days prior to the date of the meeting. The deadline for becoming a new member eligible to vote for the board candidates of your choice was 11 September 2021 23:59:59 UTC
  • The OSM wiki has more information.

Voting instructions and FAQ

Voting information, instructions and FAQ.

IMPORTANT - Test your browser settings, otherwise you might send an empty vote

The voting emails from Opavote (to be sent on the 4th of December, after 16:00 UTC) link directly to the voting page, which is listing each candidate in random order and allowing you to rank the candidates in order of preference.

If you do not see the names of the candidates on the page linked from the voting email:

  • Please make sure that you have Javascript enabled. Disable any plugins that block content (like Decentraleyes or uBlock Origin). Otherwise the list of the candidates will not be visible and you will send an empty vote.
  • Test your browser settings before voting by visiting this sandbox voting page where you should see a list of OpenStreetMap editors (randomised each time you load the page). Use the same browser settings when you proceed to vote for the election and resolutions. The sandbox page is only for testing purposes: the vote button does not work and votes on the OSM editors are not counted.

This is how the voting pages should look (except the red arrows and fake candidate list):

Facilitator

See the key dates and the online calendar.

The candidates' answers and manifestos will be compiled here.

Michael Collinson was active 2006-2014ish as a board member, board secretary, State of the Map and chair of the Licensing Working Group. More recently, he acted as an election observer for HOT and OSM US. Active mapper from 2005 till now. (Source)

Access to OpaVote online platform

Confirmation of OpaVote results with OpenSTV

Agenda

  1. Apologies for Absence
  2. Minutes of the last Meeting
  3. Chairperson’s report
  4. Treasurer’s report
  5. Election to Board
  6. Result of voting on the special resolution
  7. Any other business

Draft minutes

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