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JCP | Tuesday, September 4, 2012

JCP EC Nomination Materials for 2012

The nomination period of the 2012 Annual JCP EC Elections will begin at the end of September 2012.  The JCP will accept self-nominations for 2
seats on what will become the merged JCP EC, starting 28 September, with the
nomination period ending on Thursday, 11 October.

JCP Members (JSPA 2 primary contacts) will receive messages with
instructions for nominating and their login credentials via email.  You
will need this credential information to login and complete the

The JCP EC Election schedule is posted online in the JCP calendar, highlights are below:

Nominations for elected seats: 28 September-11 October
Ballot (ratified and elected): 16-29 October
New members take office: 13 November

The ballot with nominees for ratified and nominated seats begins on 16 October. The results will also be available on jcp.org on 30 October.

If you are attending JavaOne 2012 in San Francisco, there are several events happening that you may be interested in attending, in particular the following BOF session.

Meet the JCP Executive Committee Candidates
Session ID: BOF6307
Location: Hilton San Francisco - Golden Gate 3/4/5
Date and Time: 10/2/12, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

We will also be hosting a call for all of the candidates following the nomination period. 

The following information is required for self-nomination.

1) Contact information/Biography
EC seat is represented by two people - a primary and alternate
representative. Provide the following information for each
 - Name
 - Title
 - Email Address
 - Mailing Address
 - Phone Number
 - Fax
 - A brief biography (3-5 sentences/~100-200 words) for primary contact
 - Photograph (prefer jpg format, head only shot) for primary contact

Bios and photos for the EC members are posted here:

2) Qualification Statement
brief (2-3 paragraph) description of your qualifications for an EC
seat; this is a Qualification Statement for the organization you
represent. It should include the value and perspective you bring to the
EC, your interests in the JCP program, as well as a summary of your
current participation or planned participation in the JCP program (your
entire organization)--JSRs, participation on Expert Groups,
meetings/events attended, etc.  This statement will appear on the ballot
and will convince community members that they should vote for you, so
please include relevant information about your experience within the JCP
program and your investments in Java technology.

A few sample qualification statements are available here.

3) Position Paper
of the pieces of information we make available to the JCP membership
for voting purposes is a position paper.  If you would like to provide
this type of information for the ballot, please prepare in pdf format
for posting.  This would be more detail on areas that you would put
focus into during your tenure on the JCP EC.

You can read more about some of the topics under discussion in the EC here, including links to JCP.Next materials.

If you have an interest in participating in the JCP EC, please start preparing these materials now.  We look forward to a successful election process.

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