[OSGeo-Discuss] Boad of Director Nomination: Daniel Morissette
a.ghisla at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 02:43:33 PDT 2012
On Thu, 26 Jul 2012 12:08:21 -0400
Mark Lucas <mlucas17 at mac.com> wrote:
> I would like to second the nomination for Daniel. After having had
> the pleasure of working with him on the current board, I frankly
> can't imagine how we would function without him. He is always a
> voice of reason and he has taken ownership of managing all of the
> financial tracking and planning that has made us successful.
Well said, Mark. Let me also second Daniel's nomination!
> On Jul 26, 2012, at 12:00 PM, Daniel Morissette
> <dmorissette at mapgears.com> wrote:
> > Thank you very much Arnulf for such a nice nomination. It would be
> > hard for me to not accept after reading it. :)
> > I'd be happy to serve on the board for another term, presumably to
> > continue the job started as treasurer in the last year (or to help
> > transition it to someone else if there is a taker), and also and
> > most importantly to continue to help bridge the gap between the
> > local chapters communities and "OSGeo Global". The growing number
> > of local chapters and local events shows how important they are to
> > help spread the OSGeo vision to local and non-English speaking
> > communities.
> > I am very happy to see a few nominees from outside North America
> > already... please keep them coming as I think this is a great sign
> > and can only help make OSGeo even more international. Some
> > continents/regions are not represented yet in the list of nominees.
> > It would be awesome of we had at least one candidate from each
> > continent/region.
> > Daniel
> > On 12-07-25 1:18 PM, Seven (aka Arnulf) wrote:
> >> Dear OSGeo Community, Charter Members,
> >> I want to nominate Daniel Morissette for the OSGeo board of
> >> directors.
> >> I have been working with Daniel for many years and he is one of
> >> the most trustworthy and consistently productive people I know. He
> >> has always proven to be highly sensitive to community related
> >> aspects and has an international outlook, combined with very good
> >> English skills. This makes him a good mediator between different
> >> regions and cultures, a regularly upcoming issue in our community.
> >> This would already make him an invaluable member of the board of
> >> directors. But this is not enough, on top of this he also tends to
> >> the irksome job of treasurer and has toiled through many
> >> down-to-earth tasks that an organization of our size requires to
> >> get done. He is also an integral part of the Franco-Canadian local
> >> community and a relentless contributor to the MapServer project.
> >> It would be silly to not squeeze some more out of him if he so
> >> friendly asks for it.
> >> Thank you,
> >> Arnulf
> > --
> > Daniel Morissette
> > http://www.mapgears.com/
> > Provider of Professional MapServer Support since 2000
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