Testimonial Phase: OCP IC Open Rack Seat Special Elections Begins

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 · Posted by at 11:20 AM

The Testimonial Phase for the Open Compute Project (OCP) Incubation Committee (IC) Open Rack Seat special election is now open. The nomination phase of this election lasted longer than we expected due the holiday season.  

The Foundation would like to thank those who have been nominated to be the OCP Open Rack Project Representative on the IC for their patience and willingness to sit on the OCP Incubation Committee(IC). This will be a first time opportunity of each of our nominees.


Nominees for the this special election are:


If you would like to add a testimonial for any of the nominees you can do so by clicking on their names above and adding a comment to that page.


The updated timeline is as follows:

12 Nov - 3 Dec 2015

Nomination Phase*

3 Dec 2015

Contact Nominees

19 Jan - 28 Jan 2016

Testimonial Phase

29 Jan - 11 Feb 2016

Voting Phase

12 Feb 2016

Results Announced

* all nominations are subject to eligibility verification.


Eligibility: Only OCP Silver, Gold and Platinum Tiered Members and the OCP Foundation Board will be eligible to vote. Silver Members and Board Members will be given 1 voting key, Gold Members will be given 2 voting keys and Platinum Members will be given 3 voting keys.  Between now and 28 January  2016, the OCP Community Manager will be contacting the point of contact for each Silver, Gold and Platinum member to determine who from each organization will be sent keys. Qualifying memberships must be current as of 28 January 2016 in order to vote.  Each key is tied to an email address and can not be shared. 

Get Involved

The OCP Foundation has many ways for individuals and organizations to participate in OCP; online project meetings, OCP events, submit a spec, review a spec, read our blog, join our Facebook group, add us to your G+ circles, follow us on Twitter, join our mailings and much more. To find out more about getting involved in OCP, click here.

If you have any questions about getting involved in OCP, becoming a member, or what your current organizational standing is please contact Amber Graner.  

Once again a sincere thank you to the passion and commitment shown by the above nominees and to those who nominated, testified and ultimately will vote.  We are 100% committed to ensuring OCP remain a community focused project!