[OSGeo-Discuss] Nomination for Board: Dave McIlhagga
Pericles S. Nacionales
naci0002 at umn.edu
Thu Mar 9 23:41:42 PST 2006
I second that!
Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> I am very pleased to nominate Dave McIlhagga for one of the OSGeo board
> of directors seats.
> I have known Dave since around 1997 when he, Daniel Morissette and I
> all worked for PCI. When he and Daniel struck out on their own he already
> had a great client service ethic. But over the following few years he
> also came to appreciate the transformative power of Open Source in his
> own business and in providing his clients better value and quality.
> Since then the name DM Solutions has become synonymous with open source and
> he has become a prophet of the benefits of MapServer and Open Source
> around the world. His efforts on the OSGIS'04 conference, and his
> support for
> MapServer and MapTools.org have also been appreciated by the community.
> Dave has great experience in selling the value of open source geospatial
> technologies in the hard edged business world. He also has community
> building skills, and a willingness to do the right thing even if it not
> the most expedient for his own business needs.
> Dave played a critical role in the launch of OSGeo, and I look forward
> keeping his nose to the grindstone to help make it a big success.
> Best regards,
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