Member voting has opened for the Digital Asset Transfer Board elections and runs from Thursday, February 20 at 12:00 PST through Tuesday, February 25 at 11:59 pm PST.
Ten candidates are running for an open four board seats, in the first phase of staggered elections. This election will take place using instant runoff. DATA uses the Single Transferable Vote methodology, which is the most common form of instant runoff when electing multiple people in the same election. A basic description of the single transferable vote can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_transferable_vote.
The candidates are:
Brock Pierce, Co-Founder & Chairman, GoCoin
David Kinitsky, Senior Director & Fund Manager, Bitcoin Investment Trust/Second Market
Edan Yago, CEO, Epiphyte
Jaron Lukasiewicz, Founder & CEO, Coinsetter
John Beccia, General Counsel, Circle Internet Financial
John Clippinger, CEO, IDCubed; Research Scientist, MIT Media Lab
Michael Bombace, Digital Currency Lead, Booz Allen; Adjunct Fellow, TechFreedom
Patrick Murck, General Counsel, Bitcoin Foundation
Ryan Singer, Founder, CryptoCorp
Stan Stalnaker, Founding Director, Ven Currency and Hub Culture