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PTL Elections March/April 2014

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PTL Elections March/April 2014


  • Anita Kuno (anteaya) anteaya at anteaya dot info
  • Tristan Cacqueray (tristanC) tristan dot cacqueray at enovance dot com

Election System

Elections will be held using CIVS and a Condorcet algorithm (Schulze/Beatpath/CSSD variant). Any tie will be broken using Governance/TieBreaking.


  • March 28, 0:00 UTC - April 4, 05:59 UTC: Open candidacy to PTL positions
  • April 4 - April 11: PTL elections

Elected Positions

Every program must elect a PTL. PTLs are elected for 6 months:

  • Compute (Nova) - one position
  • Object Storage (Swift) - one position
  • Image Service (Glance) - one position
  • Identity (Keystone) - one position
  • Dashboard (Horizon) - one position
  • Networking (Neutron) - one position
  • Block Storage (Cinder) - one position
  • Metering/Monitoring (Ceilometer) - one position
  • Orchestration (Heat) - one position
  • Database Service (Trove) - one position
  • Bare metal (Ironic) - one position
  • Common Libraries (Oslo) - one position
  • Infrastructure - one position
  • Documentation - one position
  • Quality Assurance (QA) - one position
  • Deployment (TripleO) - one position
  • Devstack (DevStack) - one position
  • Release cycle management - one position
  • Queue Service (Marconi) - one position
  • Data Processing Service (Sahara) - one position
  • Key Management Service (Barbican) - one position


Except otherwise-noted in the program description, the electorate for a given program PTL election are the Foundation individual members that are also committers for one of the program projects over the Havana-Icehouse timeframe (April 4, 2013 06:00 UTC to April 4, 2014 05:59 UTC).

The electorate is requested to confirm their email address in gerrit, review.openstack.org > Settings > Contact Information > Preferred Email, prior to April 4, 2014 05:59 UTC so that the emailed ballots are mailed to the correct email address.


Any member of an election electorate can propose their candidacy for the same election until April 4, 05:59 UTC. No nomination is required. They do so by sending an email to the openstack-dev@lists.openstack.org mailing-list, which the subject: "PROGRAM PTL candidacy" (for example for Glance: "Glance PTL candidacy"). The email can include a description of the candidate platform. The candidacy is then confirmed by one of the election officials, after verification of the electorate status of the candidate.

Candidates will be listed here as they are confirmed by the election officials.


The list of PTLs will go here once confirmed.

Links to Results

Results will go here once they are available.