[OSGeo-Discuss] Charter Member Nomination: Yoicihi Kayama

Venkatesh Raghavan raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp
Tue Nov 8 07:14:09 PST 2011

Dear All,

It gives me great please to nominate Yoicihi Kayama as Charter
Member. He is one of the most active members of OSGeo.JP.
He has participated/contributed immensely to the local/international
FOSS4G Community. Some of his major contributions are as below;

1) Japanese translation of QGIS and promoting QGIS to local governments
in Japan.
2) Developing QGIS plugin for emergency routing for flood disaster
3) Regular and dedicated participation in FOSS4G conferences and
Code Sprints
4) Initiating Special Interest Group in Japan Association of GIS
5) Inspiring Lightning talks at FOSS4G events in Japan
6) Mentoring young developers in getting started with FOSS4G tools
7) Excellent skills in multicultural communication
8) Contributing to other communities such as OSM and sinsai.info,
PostgreSQL.JP etc.
9) For just being a nice guy.



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