Validator DAO Election Q3 2022, Term 5

The three-month Term for the Validator Governors is ending soon. Get your candidacy in!

Now it is time to choose your Harmony Validator DAO Governors

The Harmony Validator DAO is tasked with the goals of representing, expanding and strengthening the Harmony Validator and Delegator community while supporting the Harmony Protocol and Network.

The Harmony Validator DAO Mandates

  • Decentralization: bootstrap thousands of elected validators, grow diverse validator profiles
  • Security: support high staking rate, promote security practices and tooling
  • Participation: facilitate protocol upgrade proposals, recruit votes for improvements

Decentralization: As a Governor for the Harmony Validator DAO you will assist with the onboarding of new validators through education, direct assistance and improved automation tooling. You will provide education and training in addition to Bootstrapping diverse Validator profiles.

Security: As a Governor for the Harmony Validator DAO you will assist the community in securing the network by encouraging high staking rates within the community and provide education on best security practices for Validator nodes both on cloud and on personal servers.

Participation: As a Governor for the Harmony Validator DAO, you will be assisting with participation in governance by facilitating discussions on Harmony core protocol proposals and by encouraging participation in voting on these proposals by the Validator community. You will work to assist proponents in capturing ideas and getting them into the Harmony Improvement Proposal process. You may even write and submit proposals for funding Validator DAO initiatives.

As a Governor for the Harmony Validator DAO, you will work on deliverables for the DAO and be expected to provide them in a timely fashion. The Harmony Validator DAO is a flat organization with no internal hierarchy, all Governors should be self-starting contributors who can work autonomously without supervision. You will encourage member participation in the DAO and always look to the Validator community for consensus.

We encourage all who are interested to submit their candidacy for an elected position as a Governor of the Validator DAO. The dates regarding the election process are as follows:

Submit your Candidacy

Monday 20th of June at 12am PST/8am UTC: Submit Your Candidacy — To submit your candidacy, go to Governance/Validator - Harmony Community Forum and make a new topic with the title: Validator DAO Council Q1 2022 Candidate: XXXX as the subject line (replacing “XXXX” with your name, of course). Fill out any details you believe are important for the community to know about you in order to receive their vote.

NOTE: The pool for candidates CLOSE at Midnight PST, Wednesday, July 6th (Midnight PST the Night Of The 05th). No candidates will be considered who enter AFTER that time. Thursday, July, 7th at 12am PST/8am UTC: The Field is Closed — Once a candidate has submitted their candidacy to talk.harmony.one, they are free to campaign. Visit reddit, visit telegram, twitter or other social media channels.

Campaigning

The days between Thursday, July 7th and Sunday, July 10th will be dedicated to conversations and communications about what the Harmony Validator DAO means to you, what should and shouldn’t the Validator DAO do and asking the members of the community to vote for you.

There will be a Twitter Space AMA on the Validator DAO Twitter Channel on Friday, July 8th, at 9am PST/5pm UTC. The candidates will be able to respond to questions from questions from the community. We will seek questions from the community prior to the AMA.

Elections

The election runs from 12am PST/8am UTC, Monday, July 11th until Midnight PST, Sunday, July 17th. At the end of which the new Governors will be elected into their positions. The vote will be held on Snapshot in the Validator DAO Mainnet Space .

Once the election closes at 12am PST/8am UTC on Sunday, July 17th, we will know who our governors for the Validator DAO will be. They will be integrated into all current communications systems and start the organizing process in accordance with the charter. They will start by building their Charter annexes.