Call for nominations: Matrix Council

Call for nominations: Matrix Council

We’re looking for motivated people that want to join the Matrix Council!

The Matrix Council is highest governance body of the Ubuntu Matrix project. They define the policies, the moderation guidelines, and appoint operators and defenders. For more information about this council, see Ubuntu Matrix Governance.

Who can apply

Anyone who is an Ubuntu Member can apply.

Who we are looking for

Matrix is becoming an important part of our community, so we would like to have a diverse council that represents the entire community, not just the people already on Matrix. We want to encourage people active on other platforms such as IRC and Discord to apply so they can bring their experience to the Ubuntu Matrix project.

  • You show humanity, gentleness and kindness in your communication.
  • You create a welcoming atmosphere.
  • You want to invest time in the next two years to kickstart the Ubuntu Matrix project.
  • You are willing to regularly meet with the other council members

Why you should apply

  • You will get the power to shape the Ubuntu Matrix project, improving the community for everyone.
  • This is your opportunity to play a significant role in building the future of the Ubuntu community.
  • You will get wide recognition of your contributions with a high-profile, elected, position.

How to apply

You can apply by sending your self-nomination to In this email, please include the following.

  • Your name
  • Your Launchpad ID
  • Whether you’re a Canonical employee
  • A link to a page describing you and explaining why you want to join this council. This can be a Discourse post, a page on your personal website, or your page in the Ubuntu Wiki.

Nominations are now open and will close on Sunday, March 10, 2024 at 23:59 UTC. After that, the Community Council will review the submissions and will set up an election.

Please do not hesitate to share this post with anyone you think deserves to be on the Matrix Council.

Elections Timeline

  • Sunday February 25th: Call for nomination opens
  • Sunday March 10th, 23:59 UTC: Call for nomination closes
  • Sunday March 17th: voting starts
  • Sunday March 31st, 23:59 UTC: voting ends

Good luck to all that apply.

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FYI: Due to the low amount of nominations, we’ve extended the deadline for the call for nominations until next week, 17/03/2024


I would apply, but I am still working my way around Matrix, so would not be a suitable candidate as of yet.