[OSGeo-Discuss] Board of Directors nomination: Anne Ghisla
raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp
Fri Jul 27 20:03:34 PDT 2012
On 2012/07/27 21:56, Margherita Di Leo wrote:
> Hi all,
> We would like to nominate Anne Ghisla (from Italy) to the Board of
Great to see Anne as a nominee and also that nomination has been made on
behalf of the very active Italian Local Chapter.
I strongly support Anne's candidature.
Could be nice if other Local Chapter could follow suit.
> Anne is very active within the OSGeo community. Among others, We would like
> to mention some of her activities:
> - OSGeo Google Summer of Code administrator in 2011 and 2012;
> - Member of Italian chapter GFOSS.it since September 2007, follower of
> Francophone chapter too;
> - Member of QGIS Release Team, Documentation Team and Ecology Toolbox
> Interest Group;
> - GRASS GIS core developer;
> - Co-founder of OSGeo Women Chapter.
> Some of the above items highlight that Anne has a strong commitment to the
> empowering of OSGeo, not only from a strict technnical point of view.
> We know her personally and can say she's a very reliable and helpful
> person. We really see her as an optimal candidate for the OSGeo Board of
> Currently she speaks several languages, such as Italian, French, Englishand a
> bit of German. She has worked in South Africa for a while and participated
> to several OSGeo meetups across Europe. Hence she has a quite international
> background, that allows her to mediate among different points of view of
> people coming from around the globe.
> Her skills and experience could contribute to make OSGeo organisation more
> international and diverse, in sync with the community.
> Kindest regards,
> Margherita Di Leo& Stefano Costa
> on behalf of the Italian OSGeo Local Chapter
> Discuss mailing list
> Discuss at lists.osgeo.org
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