[OSGeo-Discuss] [Election 2016] Nomination for OSGeo Board: Marc Vloemans
ortelius at gmail.com
Sun Sep 18 09:22:36 PDT 2016
+1 on this nomination. I've only had the pleasure of interacting with
Marc recently in Bonn, but I believe he is the exact kind of person we
need to take OSGeo to the next level with a clear, focused and well
executed marketing strategy.
On Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 8:40 AM, Jeff McKenna
<jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com> wrote:
> Forwarding Marc Vloemans nomination for the Board of Directors by Gert-Jan
> van der Weijden.
> - on behalf of
> CRO 2016
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> I would like to nominate Marc Vloemans for the Board of Directors of the
> OSGeo.org foundation.
> I know Marc now for approximately 10 years. The first years simply as
> fellow-Dutchmen working in spatial IT in The Netherlands. But since Marc
> joined the Board of Directors of the Dutch Local Chapter "OSgeo.nl" in 2015,
> and since we both were members of the Local Organizing Committee of FOSS4G
> in Bonn this year, I have worked with Marc more closely than ever before.
> I guess a lot of you (the participants of FOSS4G) can't have missed Marc
> since he was the central person in manning the OSGeo.org booth at FOSS4G.
> He has a broad management experience in "spreading the open source word" in
> both commercial and public organizations, not just in Europe but also in
> other continents. But his organizational experience is not tied to just our
> well-known FOSS4G ecosystem.
> Therefore I think Marc can build bridges to other organisations and
> ecosystems, and thus bring OSgeo.org a step further in its maturity.
> And besides that, I know Marc as someone you can have a good beer/talk &
> laugh with!
> Kind regards,
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