[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Nomination of Torben Barsballe

Vasile Craciunescu vasile at geo-spatial.org
Mon Aug 28 16:27:30 PDT 2017

Forwarding Torben Barsballe nomination by Jody Garnett. The 2017 member 
nominations list will be updated ASAP [1].

Best regards,
Vasile & Jeff
2017 OSGeo Elections CROs

[1] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/New_Member_Nominations_2017

-------- Forwarded Message --------
Subject: 	Nomination of Torben Barsballe
Date: 	Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:58:15 -0700
From: 	Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com>
To: 	Chief Returning Officer <cro at osgeo.org>
CC: 	Torben Barsballe <tbarsballe at boundlessgeo.com>, Kevin Smith 
<smithkm at draconic.ca>

Torben Barsballe is an amazing addition to the Java Tribe, in just a few 
short years Torben is one of the top committers[1] on the GeoServer 
project! Torben a dedicated and professional member of our community 
reviewing pull-requests, participating in code sprints, and taking lead 
on the occasional monthly release. His dedication shows - even going so 
far as to attending the bi-weekly PSC meetings (despite not having a vote.)

Torben is an advocate for open source, speaking at local Victoria 
GeoGeek events, regional foss4g-na events, and two global foss4g evetns. 
Torben is a kind instructor offering workshops at the local University 
of Victoria, and at the gloabl foss4g events. For foss4g 2017 he 
painstakingly reviewed the osgeo brochure, manning the OSGeo booth 
answering questions, and helping new contributors during the code sprint.

It is a pleasure to honour such a wonderful member of our community with 
this nomination.

[1] https://github.com/geoserver/geoserver/graphs/contributors
Jody Garnett

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