The Bitcoin Foundation is holding an election for a vacant industry seat on the organization’s board of directors, according to a blog post put up on Tuesday.
Industry Members are able to nominate an individual for a position on the board, and the elected member will join the current board members: Micky Malka (Ribbit Capital), Mark Karpeles (Mt. Gox), Gavin Andresen, Jon Matonis, Elizabeth Ploshay (Bitcoin Magazine), and Peter Vessenes (Coinlab).
Voting begins on the week of April 21st, 2014, and nominations must be in by April 7th, 2014.
Board members are expected to “provide leadership” and conduct business on behalf of the bitcoin foundation.
Recently, board member Mark Karpeles has come under fire due to his affiliation with Mt. Gox, which a number of members in the community demanding he step down. He is still listed as a member of the board.
See the full post here.