Tuesday Oct 15, 2013

JCP EC Ballot Open for Voting Today

The Java Community Process (JCP) program Executive Committee Election ballot  is now open.  The elections give JCP Members the opportunity to determine the EC members while continuing to help shape the future of Java technology.  As a reminder, tesponsibilities of the JCP Executive Committee are as follows:
  • Select JSRs for development within the JCP (vote on all JSR Approval Ballots).
  • Approve draft specifications for Public Review (vote on all Public Review Ballots).
  • Give final approval to completed Specifications and their associated RIs and TCKs (vote on all Final Approval Ballots).
  • Review and approve maintenance releases (vote on all Maintenance Review Ballots).
  • Decide appeals of first-level TCK test challenges.
  • Approve transfer of maintenance duties between Members.
  • Provide guidance to the PMO and serve as Expert Group Members of JCP related process change JSRs (for example, JSRs 348, 355, 358).

 And the candidates appearing on the ballot today:

Ratified election seat candidates (16 candidates):

- Credit Suisse, represented by Susanne Cech Previtali
- Ericsson, represented by Christer Boberg
- Freescale, represented by Maulin Patel
- Fujitsu, represented by Hiroshi Yoshida
- Gemalto M2M, represented by Thomas Lampart
- Goldman Sachs, represented by John Weir
- Hewlett-Packard, represented by Scott Jameson
- IBM, represented by Ed Lynch
- Intel, represented by Anil Kumar
- Nokia, represented by Ben Wang
- Red Hat, represented by Mark Little
- SAP, represented by Steve Winkler
- Sociedade de Usuarios da Tecnologia Java - SouJava, represented by
   Bruno Ferreira de Souza
- Software AG, represented by Greg Luck
- TOTVS, represented by David Britto
- V2COM, represented by Leonardo de Moura Rocha Lima

Open election seat candidates (13 candidates for 8 open seats):

- ARM, represented by Zach Shelby
- Azul Systems, represented by Gil Tene
- ChinaNanjingJUG, represented by Tang Yong
- CloudBees, represented by Steven Harris
- Eclipse Foundation, represented by Mike Milinkovich
- ITP_JAVA, represented by Jose Diaz
- JUG Joglosemar, represented by Yosi Pramajaya
- Werner Keil
- London Java Community, represented by Ben Evans
- Karan Malhi
- MoroccoJUG, represented by Mohamed Taman
- Twitter, represented by Chris Aniszczyk
- Viresh Wali

The candidates' profiles and positioning statements are available, as well as the recording of the "Meet the Executive Committee Candidates" call recording to assist and inform voting selections. The 2013 Executive Committee statistics on voting and participation are also available on JCP.org.

Don't miss your chance to shape the future of Java--vote today!  The ballot will be open until 28 October, with results available on 29 October.

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