[OSGeo-Discuss] Board Nomination -- Regina Obe

Daniel Morissette dmorissette at mapgears.com
Fri Aug 5 12:35:43 PDT 2011

Thank you David. Nomination added to 

Daniel Morissette
OSGeo Chief Returning Officer (2011)

On 11-08-05 10:29 AM, David William Bitner wrote:
> I nominate Regina Obe for the OSGeo Board of Directors. Regina is a
> member of the PostGIS steering Committee and has been an OSGeo Charter
> Member since 2009. Regina has a particular strength that is very rare in
> the Open Source world and that is her dedication to making open source
> software and programming accessible to the often non-technical savvy GIS
> user. Regina (along with her husband Leo) have maintained the BostonGIS
> blog and the Postgres Online Journal for many years providing quick and
> understandable tutorials, guides, and cheat sheets for various projects
> with a particular focus on PostgreSQL/PostGIS, much of this has
> culminated in the recent publication of /Postgis in Action./ While
> Regina has a very strong technical background, I believe that Regina
> could help drive a focus on the usability and accessibility of OSGeo
> projects.
> Cheers,
> David
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