Proxy Form - 2008-03-14 PSF Members' Meeting

This form was finalized on February 15, 2008.

You may designate someone to vote on your behalf at the meeting, a proxy. Be sure that your designated proxy will be attending the meeting and is willing to act as your proxy. PSF members who have indicated their willingness to act as proxy are listed in the meeting agenda.

The text source of this form can be found here (suitable for emailing).

As a member of the Python Software Foundation (PSF), I hereby appoint



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[Print the name of the person you are appointing as your proxy.]

as my proxy with full power to vote in accordance with the directions provided here and on all other matters that may come before the PSF member meeting to be held at PyCon 2008 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare hotel on March 14, 2008, from 12:40 pm.

Election of Nominated Members

The following people have been nominated for membership in the PSF. To be elected, a nominee must receive more "Yes" votes than "No" votes.

Please vote to accept as a new nominated member (check one of "Yes", "No", or "Abstain" for each nominee):

Nominee Yes No Abstain
Titus Brown      
Mark Dickinson      
Amaury Forgeot d'Arc      
Christian Heimes      
Van Lindberg      
David Mertz      
John Pinner      
James Tauber      

Election of Sponsor Members

The following organizations have been nominated and approved by the Board for sponsor membership in the PSF. To be elected, a nominee must receive more "Yes" votes than "No" votes.

Please vote to accept as a new sponsor member (check one of "Yes", "No", or "Abstain" for each nominee):

Nominee Yes No Abstain
EarnMyDegree.com      
HitFlip      

Election of a New Board of Directors

The following people are candidates for the Board of Directors (8 slots). To be elected, a candidate must receive more "Yes" votes than "No" votes.

Please vote to accept as Director (check one of "Yes", "No", or "Abstain" for each candidate):

Nominee Yes No Abstain
Brett Cannon      
Stephan Deibel      
David Goodger      
Raymond Hettinger      
Steve Holden      
Martin von Löwis      
Tim Peters      
James Tauber      

See the candidates' summaries page.

ILM Membership Termination

For discussion, please see Steve Holden's email message on psf-members.

RESOLVED, that the emeritus sponsor membership of Industrial Light and Magic be terminated.

Please vote (check one)
[  ] For [  ] Against [  ] Abstain

Note: this resolution requires that two thirds of ALL the members vote affirmatively for this motion for it to carry, not only two thirds of those members present at the meeting.

Additional Instructions

With regards to any other issues which may come up for member vote at the meeting, my instructions to the holder of the proxy are to (check one):

[  ] Do as you see fit (this is the default)

[  ] Abstain

[  ] Specific Instructions:

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Authorized Signature

I authorize the above-named designated proxy to act in accordance with the instructions set out above. I hereby revoke any proxy previously given for this meeting. If no voting instructions are given, the holder of the proxy may act at his or her discretion.

Name (print):

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Date:

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Signature:

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Filing Notes

Deadline for Receipt: March 10, 2008.

This form must be filed with the Secretary of the PSF in advance of the meeting. The form may be sent by GPG/PGP-signed email to:

psf at python.org

or faxed to:

+1 858 712 8966

or mailed to:

Python Software Foundation
P.O. Box 848
Hampton, NH 03843
USA

Please use fax or email if at all possible. We can't guarantee that postal mail will arrive in time. When using fax or snail mail, send a copy of the proxy/absentee form by email.

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