[OSGeo-Discuss] Fw: [Election 2015] Board Nomination for Jody Garnett

Bruce Bannerman bruce.bannerman.osgeo at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 20:30:14 PDT 2015


I've known Jody for many years. He is constantly demonstrating his
commitment to open source spatial through his involvement in many projects
and his willingness to help.

Jody displays a considered and pragmatic attitude that would suit him well
on the OSGeo Board.


On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 6:59 AM, Bruce Bannerman <B.Bannerman at bom.gov.au>

> ________________________________________
> From: discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org <discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org>
> on behalf of Vasile Craciunescu <vasile at geo-spatial.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, 16 September 2015 4:20:20 PM
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> Cc: OSGeo Chief Returning Officer
> Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Election 2015] Board Nomination for Jody Garnett
> Forwarding Jody Garnett nomination to the board of directors by Cameron
> Shorter.
> Best,
> Vasile
> CRO 2015
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject:        Re: Run for the OSGeo board?
> Date:   Wed, 16 Sep 2015 14:42:05 +1000
> From:   Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com>
> To:     Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com>, OSGeo CRO <cro at osgeo.org>
> Dear CRO,
> I would like to nominate Jody Garnett to serve on the OSGeo Board.
> Jody is a man who has a depth of experience with the OSGeo foundation,
> right from getting his hands dirty writing code, through to setting up
> and managing projects, through to evangelising at conferences and
> workshops, as well as chairing OSGeo committees.
> He steps up to tackle the hard problems, provides insightful feedback
> and advice, as well ask taking on the less exciting tasks to get things
> done. This depth of can-do practical experience will serve OSGeo well if
> Jody were voted onto the OSGeo board.
> For background: Jody chairs the OSGeo Incubation committee, was on the
> FOSS4G 2007 and FOSS4G 2009 organising committees, has presented
> regularly at conferences and workshops, is on the Project Steering
> Committees for UDig, GeoTools, GeoServer, and is a regular contributor
> to numerous OSGeo email lists.
> Warm regards,
> Cameron Shorter
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