With ten candidates campaigning for two seats, the latest PGAM executive race is shaping up to be one of the most contested campaigns in PGAM's history.
The current executive team is expected to announce an elimination round of voting to narrow the current field down to 5 candidates. Once the first vote is complete, a second round will be held and the top two candidates will be nominated for the executive position. In each round, all members will have two votes to cast for their preferred candidates.
(The votes will be held in the #parliament_chamber channel on discord)
All candidate campaigns can be found below:
Don’t Be Shy. Give Me A Try!
Howdy peeps, I’ve been a PGAM member and defender for quite a while, and have speculated that being an Executive Councilor doesn’t hold any power, but holds countless amounts of responsibility, Councilors are responsible for recruiting new additions to our PGAM family, Updating and proposing rules to keep our Community at rest, and reviewing team applications to keep our lobbies running efficiently, Our current executives have been doing a fabulous job with these duties, but I’m also willing to dedicate myself and share the workload with them. I’ve had great affection and regard for the PGAM community ever since, I am a laidback person and love to answer questions and inquires to my fellow members, I am also a good problem solver and can go through while I’m under a lot of pressure, I believe my skills can well translate into helping things move more smoothly around here, but as you all know, no-one is perfect, but I will still try to the best of my abilities to fulfill my duties. We have a great crew filled with lots of benevolent, compassionate, admiring people I’ve ever met, and I anticipate to contribute the most I can to the PGAM family giving back to this glorious community which has come a long way about, and believe I am highly qualified for this position. I’ll just leave this to your good judgement, thank you all for your consideration. #Vote4Eagle
You want something done, I'm the one
You should pick me for an executive councillor. Well why not? I've been around since forever, and is a Justice Representative for quite a while now. However, I want to make positive change around PGAM and as Rep I'm restricted hence I'm here running for Executive. I can safely say that I know the ins and outs of almost everything that happens in PGAM. Needless to say, I'm always around except for when I'm sleeping. I'm the guy that doesn't display any impartiality which I think its the right attitude as an Exec. I'm one that would listen to anyone who have any qualms about anything. I'm your happy-go-lucky type of guy, someone who only lifts you up and not bring you down. So if you think that I'm more than qualified for this position, do put a vote in me. I can assure you that I'll do my very best if I'm voted in. Thanks yall for reading my campaign, and shoutouts to the other applicants as well. Good Luck everyone
Since I found this amazing crew of people back 2017, they have become like family to me. After my husband died, I was feeling pretty lonely and didn’t want to do much of anything. In this crew I found people who pulled me into their circle and made me laugh and have fun again. I only want the best for this crew and the people in it. I want to see PGAM thrive and continue to be a fun and meaningful place for people.
The Time is Meow
For the time I have been in PGAM I have enjoyed the comradery and friendship that has been built in this community. We all come here with different goals, but we share the same love for GTA and other games. I regularly host lobbies to give back to the community as well as post kicks and lead new members in the way that things are done. As a rep I have strived to treat everyone fairly and with the understanding that mistakes can happen. I love to have a good time and joke around with other members if we handle our business first. In addition, I like to share the knowledge that has been passed to me through other senior members. I always remain active in discord and am always willing to answer questions and give assistance when needed. As an executive member I would to work with everyone to help improve the PGAM through the innovative bot additions when needed. In addition, I would like to start expanding PGAM to other games to keep as many members around as possible. Thank you all for making PGAM the community that it is and will continue to be.
Expanding PGAM to new horizons.
Honestly, PGAM is a great community, and we should keep it like that. I've seen that there are some members that are from Spanish speaking countries, so, I'd be a good addition to the Executive team in order to help new or current members with applications and stuff in their native language. Also, contribute to this community to get better.
Keeping PGAM as great as it is
Since I joined PGAM back in December I’ve felt right at home. PGAM is the only reason I’ve stayed on gta, if it wasn’t for you guys I probably would of stopped playing a couple of months ago. PGAM has shown me there is still fun to be had in games. I am always active in discord and happy to help answer any questions people may have, I’d love to be able to contribute back to this awesome community in every way possible. Being from Australia I can be active at times other execs may not be able to be active. I’m not very good at writing this speeches so I’ll let you guys decide.
Make PGAM (Stay) Great
I’ve been in PGAM for a decent amount of time now (30/8/19) and I’ve seen all the great things this community has to offer. I’ve seen the brilliant Execs And Justice Reps deal with the bad apples but also how they have always been willing to help whenever needed. These people make PGAM what it is and set a great example for aspiring members that may want to become part of the team one day, and I’m one of them. Running for exec as a member is different from the normal it seems which makes this campaign a whole lot more exciting. I did take a break from September to Early March and coming back I see that it’s still a great community where people can chill and have fun (and also get the bread). I truly believe I have got what it takes to be part of a team of such great people. I’ll always give the people a voice and take in constructive feedback and ensure I enact on it however possible. LETS MAKE PGAM (stay) GREAT! Good luck to everyone :)
Elect the dragon; Get the hoard.
Even though I took a long leave of absence from the crew, I was here when it all started. I love seeing how much the crew has grown since then, and would love to play a part in helping it grow more. I've spent the last month as a defender, doing my part in keeping lobbies safe and helping members sell their goods. Should I get elected, I will spend my time helping to grow the crew. I will personally see to it that every member receives their fair time to sell their goods, as well as receive any help they need; whether it be in a lobby or out.
Make GTA Great Again
I am humbled by this generous opportunity to apply as executive. As a member of pgam/pceo I’ve been involved with this community for over 4 years. The growth PGAM has made is incredible. And it’s because of the members. Without the fantastic members in this community we wouldn’t be where we are now. I believe being apart of pgam team is an honor and privilege. A privilege I don’t take lightly. As the Lobby KING I have proven my dedication as I held a lobby open for over 3 weeks. As executive I promise to bring a fair and balanced voice to the executive position. Having seen the negative consequences of a civil war in pceo, my role as pgam executive is to avoid that from happening here. If elected I promise to be a voice of the members. I thank you ahead of time for your consideration. Have a GREAT day! Lando
Let’s Keep The Peace!
Hello everybody! First and foremost... I love PGAM and what it means to all of us. l feel that with my experience and contributions as defender and rep for 3.5 years (combined and concurrent), that I am ready to serve this position and PGAM very well and just as dedicated as always.I enjoy seeing the commaraderie and all that it brings us. And I am willing to venture down the roads that lay before us. I too, play RDR as PGAM and Warframe has a PCEO clan that I am in. I've kept a mixed server of PCEO, PCE7, and now PGAM as a sanctuary for all. I have always been dedicated to keeping the Peace amongst all of us. It would be a pleasure and an honor to be one of your executives. And I thank each one of you for being apart! Let's do this.
Supermarket shelves are emptying and businesses are closing, as San Andreas announces a state wide lockdown in response to a growing number of Car-Owner Virus cases.
The deadly outbreak began in China, where a group of Maibatsu factory workers became the first human cases to show symptoms of the disease. Health officials say a contaminated batch of Pangolin Dashboard trim used on the 2020 Penumbra model is the most likely source of the virus.
As the number of affected car models continues to rise exponentially, residents of Los Santos have begun stockpiling essential supplies. Shoppers at the Davis Mega Mall are reporting empty toilet paper aisles, with violent confrontation between desperate customers seemingly commonplace.
Public Health Los Santos has issued the following advice:
Always wash your hands after touching the steering wheel, and maintain separation of at least 2 feet between yourself and the air freshener.
Legitimate business earnings in Los Santos are already nearing collapse, and this outbreak of Car-Owner virus will likely deal a significant blow to the city's once-booming entertainment industry. All city night clubs are required to shut their doors to prevent further spread, yet there is no indication of how long these lock-down procedures will need to remain in place.
With 164 votes cast, the #PGAM_parliament has now elected Buffalobilldill and Dash6666 to the executive council.
The two seats were previously held by Mr Belic and Nolingo305, both of whom recently retired to the 'OG lounge' alongside previous Executives Hustler and Lagdog. This latest addition restores the PGAM Executive Council to five sitting members:
The successful campaigns can be found below:
“Vote for me the glitch god”
Here's what they had to say:
Hello all, why I think you should vote for me is I've been around from the get go watching and helping us grow from the rubble we first started as to the full formed community we are now. I would love to have to opportunity to be able to give a little more "if I get any votes at all" but anyway hope everyone has a wonderful 2020 and let's help this crew grow p.s. I'll give you free cars haha
Thank you everyone for the votes it is much appreciated
“Making PGAM great”
Here's what they had to say:
As a long time member of pceo and pgam I thought it was time to give back more to the community we have built. Having previously served as a community rep for pceo and currently as a justice rep has given me good knowledge of the rules and what members expect from the leadership team. I’ve always been about putting members first and maintaining a friendly fun atmosphere. While my in game time may vary, my dedication to the crew and community will always be there.
Thanks for the support and for those that didn’t make it this time keep contributing and supporting the crew. Maybe the next opportunity will be yours.
thanks for putting this together, head a blast.
@xskittlzzzzx thank you for an awesome meet! Looking forward to seeing the screenshots!
thanks for the amazing meet and hope to be back for another one
YOU GUYS ROCKED IT!!!
As the #PGAM_Parliament prepares to vote, one mysterious candidate has been disqualified from the race for failing to provide a valid membership certificate. The campaign in question was traced to a secure bunker in the foothills of Mount Chiliad, where group calling themselves the 'seekers' have been operating for the last few years. Not much is known about this secretive group or their motives - if you have any information please contact #PGAM_news and let us know!
Election campaign Slogan:
Don't say Epsilon, Say Kaimeera. Think. Feel. Kai.
Which of the following positions have you previously held in PGAM/PCEO?
In your own words, why should the #PGAM_parliament pick you to be an executive councillor?
I mean, they did prune me, so obviously they need my help.
A new PGAM Executive search will soon be underway, as long serving council members Nolingo305 and Mr Belic announce their retirement from the Executive Council. Both members have been praised for their amazing work guiding the community, and they will now display the highly respected 'OG' rank on discord.
It’s been very fulfilling for me to help lead this crew and server. I think we’re in a good place
Campaigning has now begun to find an additional two members of the executive team, with all PGAM members welcome to apply for the position.
Executive campaigns will go to the #pgam_parliament for a vote, and the selected nominee will be presented to the sitting executive team for confirmation. Feel free to submit your campaign below, or alternatively via the PGAM Democracy page.
A deadline for campaign submissions will be announced on Discord, and voting will take place in the #parliament_chamber once campaigns are published.
With the holiday season over and a small avalanche of new applicants to process, the PGAM executive team is pleased to announce the latest additions to the executive council; AverageTrey and AyGreg Egg.
To expedite the process, a proposal to re-run the previous executive campaigns was put to parliament by the sitting executive team and the motion passed with 84% in favour.
Prior to their appointment by the PGAM Parliament, both Trey and Greg were members of the PGAM Justice team. It's likely that finding replacement justice reps to fill the now vacant positions will be among the first orders of business for the new executives. Any PGAM Members wishing to apply for a justice position are welcome to apply using this link.
After the results were announced, Mr Belic had this to say:
Please join us in welcoming the newest members of the Executive team chosen by you the members :
Crowds gathered from all over San Andreas last month as AllWild Eagle hosted his first PGAM car meet. The event spanned various locations and vehicular themes, and onlookers were said to be amazed at the variety of cars on show. The event took several hours to complete, with the only reported complaint coming from the groundskeeper of the Galileo Observatory:
Gotta say spade has a classy taste.
We are going to senora desert to do Muscle, then we will be back to do off-road (blocking’s NPCs properly)
Video by AllWild Eagle
Guys that convoy was awesome. Some fast and furious s**t. By fate, the gauntlet brothers ended up in line
Video by Xx haddaway xX:
Don't look at my licence plate
And of course the only car I can find to get back up there is a simeon vehicle
I believe I would be a good executive councilor because I want everybody to have fun and enjoy their time spent in PGAM. I feel like PGAM is more of a family than a community and with a little bit more communication and teamwork we can achieve the goal of to play peacefully without a single worry. I also believe that PGAM can grow beyond GTA and RDR, other popular games that open world based. I believe that if we keep improving on the things we preach we can reach perfect status. Lets make this bread.
I'll be honest... I never play games online... like ever.. but my son begged me to play GTA online so that he would be "Allowed to" and now I'm hooked on GTAO.
You will likely all know me as a Lobby host (and that will continue) but to give you some idea of my commitment to PGAM I have: 1. Bought an Xbox which is now JUST FOR PGAM 2. Had to create a new character in GTAO that looks like my wife, because "I never play with her anymore" - (Her words.) 3. Literally got out of bed early on a Sunday to reset a lobby. Even the sound of a pet retching struggles to get me out of bed on a Sunday. While I'm not on all that often compared to the US and UK players I try to get involved where I can and always happy to help out. I'm usually lurking on the chat channels even when at work. (Guess where I filled this application out from....) Thanks for your time, and regardless of the outcome I'll see you online soon I am sure!
I've been involved with PGAM for around 18 months. I’ve been with the crew for awhile and I have a good idea of what needs to happen to make it work without anything unnecessary. I feel like my 1 year as a defender has at least given me some experience in regards to what needs to be done in this position. I have also been a Justice Rep here in PGAM since it was created and have helped with a few of the cases that justice reps have had to deal with so far, giving me a good judge of character to help make the right decision when it needs to be done.
Howdy PGAM members, let me give a brief introduction about myself, I’m a part time Family Physician/ Student, I tend discord in-between patients and whenever I have free time to do so. I speculate that being an Executive Councilor doesn’t hold any power, but holds countless amounts of responsibility, Councilors are responsible for recruiting new additions to our PGAM family, Updating and proposing rules to keep our Community at rest, and reviewing team applications to keep out lobbies running efficiently, currently mrbelic and nolingo have been doing a fabulous job with these duties, but I’m also willing to dedicate myself and share the workload with them. I’ve had great affection and regard for the PGAM community since PCEO, I am a laidback person and love to answer questions and inquires to my fellow members, I am also a good problem solver and can go through while I’m under a lot of pressure, I believe my skills can well translate into helping things move more smoothly around here, but as you all know, no-one is perfect, but I will still try to the best of my abilities to fulfill my duties. When I first joined PCEO my main objective was just to grind, but as time passed I started realizing that GTA was not the thing that held the utmost significance, it was the unity of our PGAM family, We have a great crew filled with lots of benevolent, compassionate, admiring people I’ve ever met, and I anticipate to contribute the most I can to the PGAM family giving back to this glorious community which has come a long way about.I’ll just leave this to you guys good judgement, Thank you all for your consideration.
As a long time member of pceo and pgam I thought it was time to give back more to the community we have built. Having previously served as a community rep for pceo and currently as a justice rep has given me good knowledge of the rules and what members expect from the leadership team. I’ve always been about putting members first and maintaining a friendly fun atmosphere. While my in game time may vary my dedication to the crew and community will always be there.
Archie 7373 has now been confirmed as the latest member of the PGAM Executive Council following a member vote in the #parliament_chamber. Members had 5 candidates to select from; with Archie achieving a vote share of 41% (beating his closest rival AverageTrey on 28%).
When Appealing to the #PGAM_Parliament for his nomination, Archie had this to say:
I'll be honest... I never play games online... like ever.. but my son begged me to play GTA online so that he would be "Allowed to" and now I'm hooked on GTAO. You will likely all know me as a Lobby host (and that will continue) but to give you some idea of my commitment to PGAM I have:
As the polls closed, it was up the sitting Executives Nolingo305 and Mr Belic to confirm the nomination:
The final results of the vote can be found below:
A full list of the other candidates and their election campaigns can be found here: https://www.peacefulgamers.com/news_feed/pgam-executive-campaigns
With Hustler, Ken and Lagdog enjoying their well deserved retirement, sitting PGAM executives Mr Belic and Nolingo have been working extra hard to maintain smooth operations over the last few months. With a steady influx of new members to process, defender applicants to asses, and Justice reps to appoint, the time has finally come to search for a new executive to help share the workload.
All PGAM members are welcome to apply for the executive position.
Election campaigns will go to the #pgam_parliament for a vote on Thursday 7th November , and the selected nominee will be presented to the sitting executives for confirmation. Feel free to submit your campaign below, or alternatively via the PGAM Democracy page.
New businesses are popping up at a staggering rate around Los Santos, with investor confidence seemingly reaching an all time high. Logistics enterprises, weapons manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals have seen the largest gains, with economists suggesting record low interest rates are responsible for the unprecedented economic boom.
Phoenix LLC is just one example of this recent trend, with reported sales of more than five million dollars this last week alone. We asked their CEO and majority shareholder KemiKalEngineer to explain the recent uptick in business:
"How confident did you feel setting up Phoenix LLC and making a full 111 crate cargo sale in the lobby?"
Actually I sourced it in a Nat test lobby, I didn't want to keep a CEO slot for myself for a long time. Then sold it in PGAM lobby. I got a nice 17% bonus.
"Any idea how much you got in total?"
5,194,800 GTA$. I was a little greedy to get as much bonus as I can. The sourcing took around 10 hours
"So you must've been confident that the lobby was safe for the sale?"
Of course, lagdog was there so its super safe. Also it's safe most of the time.
Like KemiKal, most investors remain positive, however there have been warning calls from regulators in the Justice Rep team that demand for business licensing is starting to outpace supply. Rules state that only 10 businesses can operate in a lobby at any given time, and once this limit is reached, it places a moral burden on each enterprise to contribute towards their share of member employment opportunities.
As investors continue to roll in, there has been a marked increase in the number of 'solo CEOs'. These 'one man band' operations have been allowed to continue to this point, however there are growing fears that an employment crisis could emerge if it continues much longer.
It's been shown that in the worst case scenario, a full lobby with 10 solo CEOs would produce an unemployment rate of 62.5%. Though unlikely, such an eventuality can lead to political instability or the introduction of draconian, anti-business regulations.
As the economy continues to grow, the PGAM Justice team is launching an awareness campaign to remind CEOs of their obligations to hire additional members when possible, or to regularly disband and allow for a greater business turnover.
Executive nominee nolingo305 has been appointed to the executive council following a confirmatory vote by the PGAM parliament. He was one of two nominations put forward by the executive team, however parliament's approval vote for the second nominee BromanticRR has been postponed due to technical issues with the voting polls.
"Hello PGAM members, here’s my pitch for the executive council position. I’m a tech lead at a Fortune 500 company, and so I think my skills in coordination/management can translate well into admin work to keep things running smoothly for our group. I’m an easy going person so I work well in a team dynamic, and love to help and answer questions as I am a problem solver by nature and trade. This a great crew of people we have and I am looking to contribute more than I currently do. I hope you’ll vote for me so that I’ll be able to have an impact both in and outside of the game. Thanks for your consideration"
As nolingo joins the team, PGAM founding executive Hustler102 has announced he is stepping down from the council for personal reasons. His dedication & work in setting up PGAM can't be overstated and his patriotic influence will be sorely missed in the corridors of power.
Finally, long time inactive member silett0st0ner has been removed from the council following a recent vote to demote inactive team members that are absent for 1 month or longer. Silett0st0ner was a founding member of the original PCEO council, but has been inactive for the entire duration of PGAM's existence.
PCEO News was forced to unexpectedly close it's Los Santos Office in July, after it emerged the founder of the organisation had been accepting illegal donations from foreign governments, shady multinationals and illicit cartels. The media standards watchdog also launched an investigation into the organisation's apparent mishandling of recent election campaigns, claiming that PCEO News was engaged in politically biased reporting.
As a result of negative PR surrounding the allegations, the fledgling media organisation has undergone an expensive restructuring process, and has recently re-launched with a new brand: PGAM News:
It's believed the cost of the re-brand was in the region of $250,000, which already has Maze Bank investors concerned about the viability of the organisation given it's lack of transparency when it comes to funding.
PGAM News CEO and Founder oo7im had this to say:
The transition from PCEO News to PGAM News was an entirely market driven decision. It had nothing to do with the false allegations of political interference, supporting a coup or infiltrating & abetting terrorist organisations. Check your Eyefind Junkmail to find an official newsletter explaining the change.
Three new Justice Reps have been appointed by the PGAM parliament following nominations from the PGAM executive team.
xskittlzzzzx, SPADEdaLEGEND and mr belic have all joined the Justice Rep team following confirmatory votes, and will work alongside AyGreg Egg, DarkPoet, Wheelz, dash6666 and BromanticRR.
The team is responsible for providing a friendly guidance to new members, as well as gathering evidence of rule infractions and making recommendations to the executive team.
The representative campaigns and parliament results can be found below:
"I've been a dedicated member since nearly the start of pceo. I have huge respect for those that give their time to what goes on here. The majority of my time within the crew has been spent as mostly a silent player who plays along with the rules and just likes help others out. Since 2.0 began I believe I have tried to be a more productive member on discord and not just in the game. I feel like I have been here long enough now to step up and be an official member of the team. Justice rep feels like the place where I would be most helpful, since I am unable to host with my set up and I can't defend for shit. Thank you for everything you guys do and for taking the time to read my application. It would be awesome to be part of the team although rest assured I am just as happy setting a good example as a regular crew member "
"When my first application failed, there were only a few votes, I decided that it wasnt me or my state of affairs at the time (lol), it was that there were others who could fill those shoes better. Now, I know that wasn't entirely true. I know that no one can fill these shoes as I have done, repeatedly, on the job.
There isnt any title, power, or glory that can re-affirm this to me other than continuing to carry the Peace to our members. So, here we are, performing that task same as always, and I remain unchanged and loyal to the purpose. I couldn't place higher values on my relations with Tim, Lagdog, Hustler, and to members of our community. I want to do this and it would be an honour to officially serve as a Justice Rep to our crew. In closing, I want to thank each one of you for doing your part."
"I'll be honest with you guys I've been here maybe about a month and I feel right at home. Seeing that their was an opportunity to be someone to help keep the peace I thought why not. If you guys choose to let me be part of that I appreciate it. If you all decide otherwise I understand.
Your pal Spade"
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