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Nominations open for Gentoo foundation board of trustees

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The election for the new trustees of the Gentoo Foundation is almost here! There is an open call for nominees; any voting members of the Gentoo Foundation may be nominated. That means any Gentoo developer, past or present, who has at least one year of experience in Gentoo is eligible. Election officials are Łukasz Damentko, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto, and Richard Freeman. The infrastructure team contact for the election is Shyam Mani. The election officials have published all the information on the election including a list of voting members of the Gentoo Foundation.

To get more manpower to the foundation as quickly as possible, this election will have an accelerated time frame of two weeks for nominations and two weeks for voting. Nominations end Tuesday, Feb. 12. The election polls will then open Wednesday, Feb. 13 and close Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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