[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Board nomination: María Arias de Reyna

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 15:11:56 PDT 2017

I would also like to second Maria's nomination for the Board.

Maria has shown strong leadership and passion!


On 09/29/2017 09:33 PM, Jeffrey Johnson wrote:
> Very happy to second this nomination. Maria is an incredible asset to
> the OSGeo community and would make an amazing Director for the
> foundation.
> On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 10:05 AM, Jeff McKenna
> <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com> wrote:
>> Forwarding nomination of María Arias de Reyna by Jeff McKenna. The Board
>> Nominations page has been updated:
>> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Member_Nominations_2017
>> (note that this was originally submitted 2017-09-27 but I waited, to try to
>> avoid being both the CRO sending to Discuss list, and the one who submitted
>> the nomination. So I'm happy to finally share my nomination ha!)
>> -Jeff & Vasile
>> CRO 2017 Elections
>> -------- Forwarded Message --------
>> Name: María Arias de Reyna
>> Country of Residence: Spain
>> It is my pleasure and honour to nominate María Arias de Reyna[1] for the
>> Board of Directors of OSGeo. You may remember that I nominated María last
>> year for the Board, but since then she has gone on to give several great
>> keynote talks at various events around the world, bringing much-needed
>> discussions of diversity and sharing to the forefront of events.
>> María is well known in the OSGeo community for her relentless efforts as a
>> core contributor for the GeoNetwork project, and for her longtime
>> contributions to the SIG Libre conference (the Spanish FOSS4G). Locally she
>> is very active through the OSGeo microchapter network Geoinquietos, and more
>> recently also through the Spanish national geomatics association, AESIG. She
>> works for GeoCat providing SDI solutions all over the world.
>> So you can see, María is a leader locally, nationally, and internationally.
>> You can often find her live-tweeting[2] at every FOSS4G event, and sharing
>> her passion for all things OSGeo. I see in her a very strong voice, full of
>> youthful energy and passion, and a true leader that is absolutely ready for
>> the global spotlight.
>> Please show your support for María, and help to bring her passion to the
>> Board of the OSGeo foundation.
>> [1] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Delawen
>> [2] https://twitter.com/delawen/
>> -jeff
>> --
>> Jeff McKenna
>> President Emeritus, OSGeo Foundation
>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Jeff_McKenna
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Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
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