[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Board nomination Arnulf Christl

Werner Leyh wernerleyh at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 17 13:16:40 PDT 2008


Yes Torsten, 

I share your views.

Arnulf Christl┬┤s contribiution to our national
mapserver-meeting

http://br.groups.yahoo.com/group/mapserver_brasil/message/2126
 
was importanted for the Brazilian FOSSGIS community.

Hopeful he will come back soon.

Best regards,
Werner

Werner Leyh
Ministry of Health
Fone 0055-51-3315 3434
Fone 0055-51-8162 4940
http://geolivre.saude.rn.gov.br
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--- Torsten Brassat <torsten.brassat at wheregroup.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I am pleased to nominate Arnulf Christl as director
> and hope you share 
> my views!
> 
> Name : Arnulf Christl
> Siemensstr. 8 , 53121 Bonn , Germany
> OSGeo Wiki:
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Arnulf_Christl
> Email: arnulf at osgeo.org
> 
> Arnulf Christl is one of the founding members of
> OSGeo and took an 
> active part in developing the foundation.
> 
> In the past two years he was active as director,
> chair of the Marketing 
> Committee and as member of the Incubation Committee
> he mentored the 
> GRASS GIS project through incubation.
> 
> He actively helped to build the brand OSGeo in
> Germany and at European 
> level by promoting the foundation at various events
> and conferences 
> including the OSGeo Park at the annual Intergeo
> trade show, the LinuxTag 
> community event and the AGIT conference in Salzburg,
> Austria.
> 
> As "creative leader" of the FOSSGIS (localized
> FOSS4G) he significantly 
> helped building the conference to become the main
> German language Free 
> and Open Source GIS event in the region.
> 
> A couple of years ago he launched the Mapbender
> project, which became 
> the first OSGeo project to graduat. Although he does
> not actively 
> produce code anymore he still develops the
> architecture design, future 
> development and does the legal work.
> 
> As member of the OAB (OGC Architecture Board) and as
> WhereGroup 
> representative in in the OGC Planning Committee with
> full voting rights 
> he helps bridge the cultural gap between both
> organisations.
> 
> Through his work in both organisations and his
> interest in Free and Open 
> Source GIS Software Arnulf became a leading
> consultant for spatial data 
> infrastructures and GIS solutions. As founder and
> CEO of the WhereGroup 
> GmbH & Co. KG he has a vital commercial interest in
> building sustainable 
> business models around Free Software licensing and
> Open Source 
> development models.
> 
> Taking all of the above points into account and
> knowing him to be a 
> vocal and avid supporter of OSGeo I am sure that he
> will be a valuable 
> member of the OSGeo Board of Directors for another
> term. I am pleased to 
> nominate Arnulf Christl as director and hope you
> share my views!
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Torsten
> 
> -- 
> 
>
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> Torsten Brassat
> Marketing & Interne Organisation 
> 
>
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> Siemensstra├če 8
> 53121 Bonn
> Germany
> 
> Fon: +49 (0)228 / 90 90 38 - 12
> Fax: +49 (0)228 / 90 90 38 - 11
> 
> Email: torsten.brassat at wheregroup.com
> Web: www.wheregroup.com
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