The Kubeflow Community, known for its dedication to making machine learning workflows on Kubernetes simple, portable, and scalable, has recently announced a significant milestone in its journey. For the first time, they are holding elections for the Kubeflow Steering Committee (KSC)!

The KSC will be crucial in guiding the project’s direction, ensuring it continues to meet the needs of its growing user base. Candidates for this committee are drawn from the community’s diverse members, embodying the spirit of open-source collaboration that Kubeflow cherishes. This election marks a new chapter in Kubeflow’s history, reflecting the community’s commitment to a democratic project governance model. It serves as a testament to the community’s growth, maturity, and dedication to inclusivity and shared decision-making.

The election process for the KSC is structured to ensure that every phase is transparent and fair. As per the announced timeline, we are currently in the nomination phase, where eligible community members are encouraged to nominate themselves or others for a position on the Committee. This stage will determine the group of candidates who will move forward to the testimonial phase and then the voting phase. It’s an exciting time for the community, as members step up to the challenge and show their readiness to drive the project’s future direction.

Elections like this in the open source ecosystem highlight the collaborative spirit that drives these initiatives. They provide the opportunity for anyone, regardless of their role in the project, to step up and help guide its future. Let’s all join in congratulating the Kubeflow Community on this milestone and look forward to the outcomes of this exciting election!

Get Involved:

We are an open and welcoming community of software developers, data scientists, AI enthusiasts, organizations and more! Getting involved in the Kubeflow Community is an exciting journey that offers numerous opportunities for learning, networking, and contributing to open-source development. By actively participating and sharing your ideas, you can make a meaningful impact and be part of this dynamic community. Check out the weekly community call, get involved in discussions on the mailing list or chat with others on the Slack Workspace!

Important Dates:

  • Exceptions Phase: 4 December 2023 at 0900 Pacific Time (Starts) - 10 December 2023 at 12:00pm Pacific Time (Ends)
  • Nomination Phase: 11 December 2023 at 0900 Pacific Time (Starts) - 24 December 2023 at 12:00pm Pacific Time (Ends)
  • Testimonial Phase: 25 December 2023 at 0900 Pacific Time (Starts) - 7 January 2024 at 12:00pm Pacific Time (Ends)
  • Voting Phase: 8 January 2024 at 0900 Pacific Time (Starts) - 29 January 2024 at 12:00pm Pacific Time (Ends)
  • Announcement of Election Results: 30 January 2024

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