[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Board nomination - Dirk Frigne

Jachym Cepicky jachym.cepicky at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 05:13:51 PDT 2014

I would like to second Dirk's nomination for the board,

someone with vision and business experience, willing to help with
OSGeo is important


2014-08-18 9:19 GMT+02:00 Jorge Sanz <jsanz at osgeo.org>:
> Forwarding Dirk Frigne nomination to the board by Jeff McKenna.
> Best
> Jorge
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jeff McKenna
> Date: 2014-08-11 16:31 GMT+02:00
> Subject: Board nomination - Dirk Frigne
> To: "cro at osgeo.org" <cro at osgeo.org>
> Cc: dirk frigne
> It is my pleasure to nominate Dirk Frigne[1], from Belgium, to join
> OSGeo's Board of Directors.
> Having been involved in the Board for so long, I know what makes a
> good OSGeo Board member, and I see that in Dirk.  He has that rare
> passion and vision for community, and speaks strongly about building
> and maintaining a healthy OSGeo 'ecosystem' made up of both the
> development community as well as professional service providers.
> I had the pleasure of sitting down to dinner with Dirk way back at
> FOSS4G Cape Town in 2008, and he has since went on to form the company
> Geosparc[2], and build the OSGeo project geomajas[3] into a healthy
> community.  More recently, many community leaders pulled me aside and
> were impressed with his views on the 'membership' topic, and
> specifically his views on what are the core principles of OSGeo.
> Dirk understands the industry today, our community, the software, and
> is willing to help guide the growth of the foundation.  I feel
> strongly that he would be a wonderful addition to the OSGeo Board of
> Directors.
> -jeff
> [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Dirkf
> [2] http://www.geosparc.com/
> [3] http://www.osgeo.org/geomajas
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> Jorge Sanz
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