The 3000 NewsWire is the official election observer for this week's OpenMPE election. As I write this, with less than four hours to go until the polls close, this year's voter turnout is setting a record for participation. We take this as a sign that customers are ready to involve OpenMPE in their transition plans — whether to rely on the organization to advocate a better end-game for those who are migrating, or enhance the platform for those who will homestead for at least several years more.
There is still time to have a say in the group's leadership. Six candidates are running for five seats; there are four incumbents. You must be an OpenMPE member to vote — that's free, and you can do it online quickly from the OpenMPE Web site.
Once you have your membership number in hand, then you can cast your ballot, until 8 PM EST, at the following Web address:
Look up your membership number here if you're already a member.
There are more than 330 members already. We'll have results on Monday, once the board has certified them.