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= Election Questionnaire =
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Please place questions you would like to see candidates for the various offices answer. If your question is specific to one office (such as the Board or FESCo), please indicate that.
The following [[Elections|elections]] take place [https://fedorapeople.org/groups/schedule/f-32/f-32-elections.html May 2020]:


== Questions ==
* [[Development/SteeringCommittee/Nominations|FESCo (Engineering)]] (4 seats)
# What do you see as Fedora's greatest strength, and what will you do to improve upon that?
* [[Council/Nominations|Fedora Council]] (1 seat)
# What do you see as Fedora's greatest weakness, and what will you do to improve upon that?
* [[Mindshare/Nominations|Mindshare]] (1 seat)
# Which processes have worked best in Fedora, and which processes need to be improved (details, please) ?
 
# Who is Fedora for?
Please add questions you'd like to see asked to this page.
# What is Fedora's place in the larger community with respect to other distributions?
 
# If you could single-handedly change any one thing about Fedora, what would it be and why?
== [[Development/SteeringCommittee/Nominations|FESCo (Engineering)]] ==
# If elected, how will Fedora as a project be better as a result of your leadership?
 
# What strengths will you bring to the Fedora board that are currently missing?
# What is your background in engineering?
# Please give three examples of other boards or communities you have participated in and the positive differences you made there.
# Why do you want to be a member of FESCo?
# What would you do to cleanup and organize the Fedora project packaging guidelines, rules and other wiki pages to make it more consistent and easier for new contributors?
# Describe some of the important technical issues you foresee affecting the Fedora community. What insight do you bring to these issues?
# The Fedora Project suffers from a lack of communication. In 2009 for 8 out of 21 FESCo meetings no meeting minutes were sent to the lists. What would you do to improve communication between the different groups in Fedora and especially between FESCo, Board and the community?
# What are three personal qualities that you feel would benefit FESCo if you are elected?
# [[User:Kanarip|Jeroen van Meeuwen]]: How or to what extent would you say are Fedora's governance bodies responsible for protecting volunteers and volunteer based efforts against interference from within Red Hat by either person or policy?
# What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
# Currently, how do you contribute to Fedora? How does that contribution benefit the community?
# What objectives or goals should FESCo focus on to help keep Fedora on the cutting edge of open source development?
# If a past member of FESCo, identify a negative factor you noticed while serving in FESCo. How would you propose to improve on that for the next cycle?
# Do you believe the [https://docs.pagure.org/modularity/ Modularity] objective is important to Fedora's success? Is there anything you wish to bring to the modularity efforts?
# The Linux ecosystem of today is not the ecosystem of five years ago. Do you think Fedora should innovate further or "steady the boat" with the existing initiatives in the project? Why?
# What are the areas of the distribution and our processes that, in your opinion, need improvement the most? Do you have any ideas how FESCo would be able to help in those "trouble spots"?
 
== [[Council/Nominations|Council]] ==
 
# What is your background in Fedora? What have you worked on and what are you doing now?
# What are the most pressing issues facing Fedora today? What should we do about them?
# What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
# What are your interests and experience outside of Fedora? What of those things will help you in this role?
# What are your future plans? Is there anything you can consider a "Mission Statement" as a candidate?
# What should the Council do to help improve communication and openness across Fedora sub-projects, teams, and SIGs?
# What can the Council do to attract more packagers and other contributors? How should Fedora change in this regard?
# What can the Council do to attract more people to non-technical roles? Does Fedora need to adapt or improve in this regard?
# The Council has members involved in different areas of the project. What would you say your "area of expertise" is?
# What is your view of Free software/Open source software as a social movement? What else can the Fedora community do to aid society?
# If you find out that a member of the Fedora project behaves rude/abusive/toxic against other members, what will you do?
 
== [[Mindshare/Nominations|Mindshare]] ==
 
# What is your background in Fedora? What have you worked on and what are you doing now?
# What are three personal qualities that you feel would benefit Mindshare if you are elected?
# What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
# What are your future plans? Is there anything you can consider a "Mission Statement" as a candidate?
# Is there a specific task or issue you think that Mindshare should address this term?
# Please elaborate on the personal "Why" which motivates you to be a candidate for Mindshare.
# What are your thoughts on the impact (as an individual and then as a Mindshare group) that the group will have?
 
== History ==
 
Questions from previous elections can be found here:
* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=528383| Fedora December 2018 elections questionnaire]
* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=506119| Fedora January 2018 elections questionnaire]
* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=498695| Fedora August 2017 elections questionnaire]
* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=482838| Fedora December 2016 elections questionnaire]
* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=470979| Fedora July 2016 elections questionnaire]
* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=429095| Fedora Nov/Dec 2016 elections questionnaire]
* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=415561| Fedora June 2015 elections questionnaire]
* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=401892| Fedora 22 elections questionnaire]
* [[F19_elections_questionnaire| Fedora 19 elections questionnaire]]
* [[F18_elections_questionnaire| Fedora 18 elections questionnaire]]
* [[F17_elections_questionnaire| Fedora 17 elections questionnaire]]
* [[F16_elections_questionnaire| Fedora 16 elections questionnaire]]
* [[F15_elections_questionnaire| Fedora 15 elections questionnaire]]
* [[F14_elections_questionnaire| Fedora 14 elections questionnaire]]
* [[Elections/F13_Questionnaire| Fedora 13 elections questionnaire]]
* [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Elections/Questionnaire&oldid=108236 Fedora 12 elections questionnaire]
 
 
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Latest revision as of 21:12, 29 April 2020

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Election dates are available on the schedule page. For more information on the elections, see the program management documentation.

The following elections take place May 2020:

Please add questions you'd like to see asked to this page.

FESCo (Engineering)

  1. What is your background in engineering?
  2. Why do you want to be a member of FESCo?
  3. Describe some of the important technical issues you foresee affecting the Fedora community. What insight do you bring to these issues?
  4. What are three personal qualities that you feel would benefit FESCo if you are elected?
  5. What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
  6. Currently, how do you contribute to Fedora? How does that contribution benefit the community?
  7. What objectives or goals should FESCo focus on to help keep Fedora on the cutting edge of open source development?
  8. If a past member of FESCo, identify a negative factor you noticed while serving in FESCo. How would you propose to improve on that for the next cycle?
  9. Do you believe the Modularity objective is important to Fedora's success? Is there anything you wish to bring to the modularity efforts?
  10. The Linux ecosystem of today is not the ecosystem of five years ago. Do you think Fedora should innovate further or "steady the boat" with the existing initiatives in the project? Why?
  11. What are the areas of the distribution and our processes that, in your opinion, need improvement the most? Do you have any ideas how FESCo would be able to help in those "trouble spots"?

Council

  1. What is your background in Fedora? What have you worked on and what are you doing now?
  2. What are the most pressing issues facing Fedora today? What should we do about them?
  3. What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
  4. What are your interests and experience outside of Fedora? What of those things will help you in this role?
  5. What are your future plans? Is there anything you can consider a "Mission Statement" as a candidate?
  6. What should the Council do to help improve communication and openness across Fedora sub-projects, teams, and SIGs?
  7. What can the Council do to attract more packagers and other contributors? How should Fedora change in this regard?
  8. What can the Council do to attract more people to non-technical roles? Does Fedora need to adapt or improve in this regard?
  9. The Council has members involved in different areas of the project. What would you say your "area of expertise" is?
  10. What is your view of Free software/Open source software as a social movement? What else can the Fedora community do to aid society?
  11. If you find out that a member of the Fedora project behaves rude/abusive/toxic against other members, what will you do?

Mindshare

  1. What is your background in Fedora? What have you worked on and what are you doing now?
  2. What are three personal qualities that you feel would benefit Mindshare if you are elected?
  3. What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
  4. What are your future plans? Is there anything you can consider a "Mission Statement" as a candidate?
  5. Is there a specific task or issue you think that Mindshare should address this term?
  6. Please elaborate on the personal "Why" which motivates you to be a candidate for Mindshare.
  7. What are your thoughts on the impact (as an individual and then as a Mindshare group) that the group will have?

History

Questions from previous elections can be found here: