[OSGeo-Discuss] [OSGeo Elections 2015] Nomination for Asahi Kosuke

Vasile Craciunescu vasile at geo-spatial.org
Wed Aug 26 02:29:04 PDT 2015

Forwarding Asahi Kosuke nomination by Venkatesh Raghavan.

Best regards,

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Subject: Nomination for ASAHI Kosuke
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:48:18 +0900
From: Venkatesh Raghavan <raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp>
To: OSGeo Chief Returning Officer <cro at osgeo.org>
CC: asahi at hcc.co.jp

Dear CRO,

I am greatly pleased to nominate ASAHI Kosuke
as Charter Member for the 2015 elections.

ASAHI Kosuke is very active in the OSGeo.JP community
and the force behind the FOSS4G Hokkaido community
[1] which he started in 2010 with 6 members and is presently a
community of more than 200 members. He is a prolific blogger
[2] helping many in the community to get started with FOSS4G
tools and is also an author of the highly popular book on
Opendata and QGIS [3]. Asahi-san is the one of the most famous
QGIS Python programming trainer in Japan [4] and  has been
the main organizer for recent QGIS Hackfest Hokkaido 2015

He possess all the requisite qualities to be a OSGeo Charter
Member and will be a great asset  to our Foundation.

He is currently a board member of OSGeo.JP and has kindly
consented for the nomination.



[1] https://sites.google.com/site/foss4ghokkaido/
[2] http://waigani.hatenablog.jp/
[4] http://www.slideshare.net/waigania13/qgis-23972082
[5] http://qgis-hack-hokkaido-2015.peatix.com/

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