The Scrum Alliance Board of Directors election has closed and the results are in! It was a tight race, but Steve Forte nosed ahead to win the seat being vacated by Mitch Lacey, whose term ends December 31, 2011. Steve garnered 42.0% of the total votes, while Daniel Mezick and George Gosieski claimed 38.2% and 19.9%, respectively.
"It is a great honor to have been elected to the Scrum Alliance Board of Directors," says Steve. "George and Daniel are such impressive individuals and great candidates that it goes to show just how impressive of an organization the Scrum Alliance is. I am looking forward to serve my term on the board and hopefully will bring my unique perspective to the board in a productive way. I look forward to the next three years!"
Scrum Alliance Managing Director Carol McEwan says, "On behalf of the membership, I extend my warmest congratulations to Steve and look forward to his leadership on the board. Daniel and George were strong contenders during the election. I thank them for their desire to help guide the Scrum Alliance as we look toward our organization's exciting future.
"I also want to extend my appreciation to the Nominating Committee for the many hours they dedicated to reviewing the nominees, selecting final candidates, and overseeing this important election. Thank you to the Scrum Alliance community for participating in this process as we move ahead to transform the world of work in the new year."