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

Ben Caradoc-Davies ben at transient.nz
Thu Oct 5 21:30:41 PDT 2017

I second this nomination. In addition to his many other successes, Jody 
is an outstanding mentor and recruiter of new OSGeo participants, and 
has by example taught others to do the same. Jody has grown OSGeo's most 
valuable resource: people.

Kind regards,

On 06/10/17 10:42, Cameron Shorter wrote:
> 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

Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben at transient.nz>
Transient Software Limited <http://transient.nz/>
New Zealand

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