As John Rose noted on Fedora Magazine, the Board is working on an orderly transition from the old model to the Council model, and part of that is electing two new members for the Council.
The nomination period concluded last week, and elections began today and run through November 25th. (Voting closes at 00:00 UTC November 26th.)
The candidates are:
Voting is open to all Fedora Contributors. More details are available on the elections page.
Note that Fedora uses range voting, which means you should vote for as many (or as few) candidates as you like. The candidate receiving the most votes will serve a full term; the runner-up will serve a half-term.
About the author
Joe Brockmeier is the editorial director of the Red Hat Blog. He also acts as Vice President of Marketing & Publicity for the Apache Software Foundation.
Brockmeier joined Red Hat in 2013 as part of the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) group, now the Open Source Program Office (OSPO). Prior to Red Hat, Brockmeier worked for Citrix on the Apache OpenStack project, and was the first OpenSUSE community manager for Novell between 2008-2010.