Voting procedure

Voting Process

  1. Voting will happen during the Plone Conference in October, it will start on October 7 and will end on October 10 at 10:00am (East Coast Time,


  2. Every active foundation member gets 7 votes. The votes are equally weighted. You can only vote one time for each person (e.g., you can't give 7 votes to one person).
  3. Candidates may vote for themselves, or others, as they wish.
  4. The 7 candidates with the top votes will be elected to the Board.
  5. In the case of a tie for 7th place, a run-off election will be held between just those candidates that tied.
  6. The Board itself determines and elects its officers (Chair, Vice-Chair, plus any other positions desired).

Cast Your Vote

In order to vote you can either:

  1. Send an e-mail to our voting master (vote at with your votes. Make sure you include your full name inside the e-mail, so we know who you are.
  2. Approach Hanno Schlichting during the conference and hand him a paper with your votes written down.

Board Candidates

Copy/paste up to seven names from the following list into your e-mail and send it to Hanno (vote at :

  • Alex Clark
  • Alexander Limi
  • Darci Hanning
  • Donna M Snow
  • Geir Bækholt
  • JoAnna Springsteen
  • Jon Stahl
  • Luciano Ramalho
  • Matt Hamilton
  • Matthew Wilkes
  • Nate Aune
  • Roberto Allende
  • Steve McMahon