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2014 Steering Committee Elections: Vote Open

Topics: Announcements
Dec 3, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Edited Dec 9, 2014 at 5:18 PM
Many thanks to Brett Morrison and Adrian Noble who are valued contributors and supporters of Orchard for accepting to be our assessors and for counting the votes.

You can find what each candidate had to say in this thread:

Who can vote?

Can vote anyone who, between October 1st 2013 12PM PT and November 18th 2014 12PM PT has done any of the following contributions:
  • published a message on the discussions forum (spam doesn't count)
  • published or commented a work item
  • published or commented a pull-request
  • published some documentation
  • attended the Harvest conference

How to vote

Each person has five votes to cast on five candidates of his choice. You cannot cast more than one vote on a single candidate. You do not have to spend all of your votes.

Voting is private only. To submit your vote, copy/paste the section below into an email to

Your CodePlex username must be supplied as part of your voting submission. Shortly after the election is closed, the totals and the individual votes will be published anonymously, with a unique GUID, allowing you to verify your vote as correctly accounted for.

The vote is open until December 15th 2014 12PM (noon) Pacific Time.

Put an X by each candidate you select. Ballots with more than 5 votes will be rejected and sent back to you by the voting commissioner. Upon proper qualification and submission, the voting commissioner will send you back a unique GUID that you can use to verify your vote after the election.

CodePlex Id: [ ]

Candidates (denote up to 5 candidates with an 'X'):

[ ] Antoine Griffard (
[ ] Benedek Farkas (
[ ] Bertrand Le Roy (
[ ] Piotr Szmyd (
[ ] Sebastien Ros (
[ ] Sipke Schoorstra (
[ ] Zoltán Lehóczky (
Dec 8, 2014 at 10:29 PM
Just wanted to send an update... 25 Voters have submitted their selections as of this afternoon.
Dec 9, 2014 at 8:16 PM
Votes are secret this year so please vote via e-mail as described above.
Dec 15, 2014 at 10:22 PM
Voting is now closed. 40 Voters. I'll announce the winners on tomorrow's call.
Dec 15, 2014 at 10:32 PM
Dec 16, 2014 at 8:24 PM
Results of the 2014 Orchard Steering Committee Election:

Sipke Schoorstra (40)
Sébastien Ros (38)
Bertrand LeRoy (35)
Zoltán Lehóczky (31)
Piotr Szmyd (27)

Benedek Farkas (13)
Antoine Griffard (6)

The detail is in a PDF here:!1017357&authkey=!ANRIY4zr1nQenXA&ithint=file%2cpdf

All GUIDs were emailed to voters and can be cross-audited in Column A of the spreadsheet.

Congratulations to the winners and all the candidates!
Dec 17, 2014 at 10:13 AM
Thank you for your support and trusting me. I'll continue work on as promised. Also next week I'd like to present a new idea that may help empowering organic growth of the community.