[OSGeo-Discuss] Nominating Jody Garnett to serve another term as an OSGeo Board member

Michael Smith michael.smith.erdc at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 14:47:31 PDT 2017

I've worked with Jody both off and on the board and I whole heartedly
support this nomination. Jody is a tremendous asset to OSGeo.


Michael Smith
OSGeo Foundation Treasurer
Treasurer at osgeo.org

-----Original Message-----
From: Discuss <discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org> on behalf of Cameron
Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com>
Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 5:42 PM
To: CRO <cro at osgeo.org>
Cc: OSGeo Discussions <discuss at lists.osgeo.org>
Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] Nominating Jody Garnett to serve another term as
an OSGeo Board member

>Dear CRO,
>I would like to nominate Jody Garnett to serve on the OSGeo Board for
>another 2 year term. If I were to select a few words to describe Jody's
>last term I'd say that he has been:
>Impactful, insightful; inspiring to others; leading by example;
>experienced in the ways that open source communities work; prepared to
>tackle the less exciting problems; encouraging; practical and realistic.
>Jody's contributions to the OSGeo board has been hugely valuable to
>date, and I'm incredibly grateful that he has accepted to run for
>another term.
>For background: Jody has served on the OSGeo board for 2 years, he
>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
>Cameron Shorter
>Open Technologies Consultant
>Geospatial & Software Architect
>Information Demystifier
>M +61 (0) 419 142 254
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