[OSGeo-Discuss] Nominating Jody Garnett to serve another term as an OSGeo Board member
andrea.antonello at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 23:44:32 PDT 2017
I also would like to second Jody's nomination.
Jody has the right mind and heart for this. He understands the big
picture and inter-community issues... and even if I don't always agree
with him, I trust him with doing what is best. :-)
On Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 6:30 AM, Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben at transient.nz> wrote:
> 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/>
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