we received no feedback on this proposal during the feedback period.
The LT approved these changes during the 2022-01-12 meeting and the
election process has been changed as proposed. Please see
Johanna Amann (for the Zeek LT)
On 17 Nov 2021, at 16:00, Johanna Amann wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> As you probably know, the next LT elections are coming up in a bit
> less than a year – the plan is to hold elections around August 2021.
> Half the current LT seats will be up for re-election.
> The current election process is documented in our wiki at
> It was first used in the 2020 election. In a nutshell, the current
> process allows community members to nominate themselves (or someone
> else) for a seat on the LT. After contacting all the nominees, the LT
> publishes the list of nominations and encourages the community to
> provide testimonials for the nominees. The current LT then votes on
> the candidates.
> For the 2022 election the LT wants to update the above mentioned LT
> Process and Description document. As described in the document, we are
> hereby seeking community input.
> Specifically, the LT Process and Description currently states that we
> want to have an open community election starting with the 2022
> The LT discussed this in the last few meetings. It is the opinion of
> the LT that at the current time there is not yet a sufficient number
> of community-led groups to have a meaningful broader voting process.
> Hence, we propose to remove the sentences that refer to changing the
> election process for the 2022 and following elections, keeping the
> current voting process. A future LT can revisit this topic, once there
> are more active members in community-led groups.
> If you have any feedback about this change, please let us know within
> the next four weeks (by 2021-12-15), either by responding to this
> message, by mailing the LT at lt(a)lists.zeek.org, or by mailing me
> Thank you,
> Johanna Amann (for the Zeek LT)