<html><head></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><div><font class="Apple-style-span"><div style="word-wrap: break-word; "><font class="Apple-style-span"><div style="font-size: medium; font-family: Helvetica; ">Hello All—</div><div style="font-size: medium; font-family: Helvetica; "><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><i>What follows is a&nbsp;<u>secret ballot&nbsp;</u>to elect leadership in the Kantara Initiative Leadership Council.&nbsp;</i></div><div style="font-size: medium; font-family: Helvetica; "><i>We received the following nominees and ask that you complete the ballot and submit your vote to staff [at] kantarainitiative [dot] org as directed in item [3] below.</i></div><div><br><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space: pre; ">        </span><b>Nominee for Chairman:</b>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Pete Palmer</div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><b><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space: pre; ">        </span>Nominee for Vice Chairman:</b>&nbsp; &nbsp; Rich Furr</div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><b>1. MOTION:</b></div><div>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;To elect the following candidates nominated&nbsp;for the identified officer roles in the Leadership Council.<br><br><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space: pre; ">        </span><b>Nominee for Chairman:</b>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Pete Palmer</div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><b><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space: pre; ">        </span>Nominee for Vice Chairman:</b>&nbsp; &nbsp; Rich Furr</div><div>&nbsp; &nbsp;</div></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><b>&nbsp;2. TERMS:</b></div><div>&nbsp;Per section 4.4 of the Operating Procedures, this vote requires a majority vote, or at least 6<b>&nbsp;</b>affirmative votes, to pass<b>.</b></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#2D2CFA">[1]&nbsp;<u><a href="http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/download/attachments/2293776/KI+Operating+Procedures+_V1.1_+2009-10-10.pdf?version=1&amp;modificationDate=1257883009000">http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/download/attachments/2293776/KI+Operating+Procedures+_V1.1_+2009-10-10.pdf?version=1&amp;modificationDate=1257883009000</a></u><br></font></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#2D2CFA"><br></font></div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><div><b>3. BALLOT CLOSE DATE:</b></div><i>This vote is being issued as a&nbsp;</i><u><i>secret ballot</i></u><i>, so please reply to&nbsp;staff[at]kantarainitiative[dot]org&nbsp;no later than&nbsp;<b>Monday,19 Dec</b></i><b><i>&nbsp;2011 at 17:00 PT</i></b><i>.</i></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><i>Additionally, please include in your SUBJECT line "Vote for LC Leadership. "</i></div><div><i style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></i><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; ">&nbsp;</div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><b>4. PROPOSED VOTE:</b></div><div><i style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; ">If you are currently the primary VOTING member, please respond with your vote, otherwise delegate this task to your work group's alternate representative (noting, each wg is only entitled to one vote.) If you are not certain of your voting status, the roster of participants is available&nbsp;<a href="http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/display/LC/Roster"><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#2d2cfa">here</font></a>:&nbsp;<br></i><div><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#144fae"><u><a href="http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/display/LC/Roster">http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/display/LC/Roster</a></u></font></div></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#144fae"><u><br></u></font></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#144fae"><u><br></u></font></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; ">I cast my ballot as follows regarding the motion listed&nbsp;above.</div><i style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></i><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; ">&nbsp;________ YES</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; ">&nbsp;________ NO *</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; ">&nbsp;________ ABSTAIN</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><i>&nbsp;</i></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><i><br></i></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><i>* IF NO VOTE, Please include the rationale for your “no vote” to&nbsp;help facilitate resolution: &nbsp;</i></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; ">______________________________________________________________________</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><b>5. MEMBER NAME/AFFILIATION: &nbsp;</b></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline">______________________________________________________________________</div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div><div style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: medium; "><br></div></div></font></div></font></div><br><br><div style="font-family: Helvetica; ">—&gt; Anna Ticktin<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Technical Program Coordinator<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="mailto:anna@kantarainitiative.org">anna@kantarainitiative.org</a><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="mailto:anna@ieee-isto.org">anna@ieee-isto.org</a></div><div><br></div><br><br><div>
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