On Thursday, 10 October, the JCP hosted a Meet the EC Candidates call for Java
Community members. The recording and materials are now available on JCP.org (audio file); all nominee information is available on the JCP.org 2013 EC Nominees page to follow along with the recording.
As you may recall from the previous blog entry, this year as part of the JCP.Next effort of the JCP EC Merge (and as defined in the Appendix B of the JCP 2.9 Process Document),
all of the ratified and elected seats are up for election. Three Ratified and two
Elected Seats will be eliminated, reducing the EC to a total of 25
members - 16 Ratified Seats, 8 Elected Seats and one permanent seat held
by Oracle. We have 16 ratified candidates and 13 elected candidates (8 open seats); a summary of the candidates that you can hear from on the Meet the EC Candidates call:
16 Ratified candidates: Credit Suisse, Ericsson, Freescale,
Fujitsu, Gemalto M2M, Goldman Sachs, HP, IBM, Intel, Nokia (did not attend call), RedHat, SAP,
SouJava, Software AG, TOTVS (did not attend call), V2COM;
13 Elected candidates: ARM, Azul, ChinaNanjingJUG (did not attend call, but sent statement), CloudBees, Eclipse, ITP_Java JUG (did not attend call), JUG Joglosemar, London Java Community, Karan Malhi (did not attend call), Werner Keil, Morocco JUG (did not attend call), Twitter, Viresh Wali (did not attend call).
The 2013 EC Election ballot
will open tomorrow for JCP Members to cast their votes, which will
determine the JCP EC Members for the 2013 term. The ballot remain
open until 28 October at midnight PDT, and the results of the election
will be published on 29 October.
JCP Members, please take this opportunity you have to influence the members of the EC!