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2016 PgUS Board Election

Hello, everyone! I would like to announce the opening of nominations and the voting procedure for the 2016 PgUS board election.

Our nomination period is open until October 25th; candidates may be nominated or self nominate by emailing the corporation secretary (me) at:
I will be posting platforms/bios on the PgUS website by October 26. PgUS members may vote via email to:

PgUS: Winter Update 2011

Michael Brewer wrote:

Greetings, all! Several things to report to the community:

- I am pleased to announce that Mark Wong was appointed to the board earlier this summer and has accepted the role of Treasurer of the United States PostgreSQL Association (PgUS). Congratulations, Mark!

PgUS 2009 Board Election Results

Michael Brewer wrote:

Greetings! The United States PostgreSQL Association (PgUS), in accordance with its bylaws, elected the following three individuals (listed in alphabetical order) to serve as board members for 2010-2012:

- Michael Brewer
- Joshua Drake
- Bruce Momjian

Thanks to all the nominees and voters!

PgUS 2009 Board Election

Michael Brewer wrote:

Greetings! The United States PostgreSQL Association (PgUS), in accordance with its bylaws, is holding an election for three board member seats (currently being held by Michael Brewer, Joshua Drake, and Bruce Momjian).

Information about the election procedure, timeframe, and links to the nominee platforms are all available at:


Best of luck to the excellent nominees!

PgUS Board Nominations Now Open

Michael Brewer wrote:

Greetings! We are now accepting nominations for the United States PostgreSQL Association (PgUS) board for the Fall 2009 elections; please submit nominations (full name and a contact email address, please) to:


I will contact the nominees (to see if they accept the nomination) and report weekly to pgus-general the list of current nominees.

Nominations will close on November 2nd.

We have three seats available, currently being held by Michael Brewer, Joshua Drake, and Bruce Momjian.

PostgreSQL at SELF

Michael Brewer wrote:

On Saturday, June 13th, I wound up manning the PostgreSQL booth at SouthEast LinuxFest, in Clemson, South Carolina. This free conference drew a larger crowd than I'd expected; organizers told me there had been some 450 registrants by the day before, and they were expecting a final total of over 500 (with walk-ups).

PgUS .EDU Advocacy Guiding Principles and Goals now online

Michael Brewer wrote:

I've updated the PgUS website with the Education Advocacy Guiding Principles and Goals. Please feel free to send comments and/or feedback.

Also, if you're interested in helping with PostgreSQL advocacy to education, please consider joining our PgUS .EDU committee (.EDUCOMM); send an email indicating your desire/willingness to serve on the committee to secretary (at) postgresql (dot) us.

PgUS Board Runoff Election now closed

mbrewer wrote:

The runoff has now ended; congratulations to the newly elected 2009-2011 PgUS Board members!

Richard Broersma, Jr.
Andrew Dunstan
Greg Sabino Mullane
Robert Treat

Thanks again to all the nominees and to everyone who voted! :)

PgUS Election Results and Runoff announcement

Congratulations to the following new board members of PgUS!

Andrew Dunstan
Greg Sabino Mullane
Robert Treat

We need to have a runoff election for the fourth and final seat; the candidates for that seat are:

Richard Broersma, Jr.
Ned Lilly

To vote in the runoff, please go to:


If there are no objections, I'll close the elections after 23:59:59 EST on Monday, 17 November (2008). All professional and student members can vote in the runoff, even if you didn't vote in the general.

Thanks to all the nominees! :)

PgUS board elections now closed...

The PgUS board elections have now closed; we'll post the results shortly. Thanks to everyone who voted!

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