[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Charter member nomination: Ben Caradoc-Davies

Vasile Craciunescu vasile at geo-spatial.org
Wed Sep 6 23:36:35 PDT 2017

Thank you, Jody. The link was added to Ben's nomination.


On 9/7/17 8:27 AM, Jody Garnett wrote:
> aside: Looks like Ben has an entry on the wiki 
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Bencaradocdavies and is active in the 
> OSGeo Live project as well.
> --
> Jody Garnett
> On 6 September 2017 at 21:48, Vasile Craciunescu <vasile at geo-spatial.org 
> <mailto:vasile at geo-spatial.org>> wrote:
>     Forwarding Ben Caradoc-Davies nomination by Jody Garnett. The 2017
>     member nominations list was updated [1].
>     Best regards,
>     Vasile & Jeff
>     2017 OSGeo Elections CROs
>     [1] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/New_Member_Nominations_2017
>     <https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/New_Member_Nominations_2017>
>     -------- Forwarded Message --------
>     Subject:        Charter member nomination: Ben Caradoc-Davies
>     Date:   Wed, 6 Sep 2017 13:45:48 -0700
>     From:   Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com
>     <mailto:jody.garnett at gmail.com>>
>     To:     Chief Returning Officer <cro at osgeo.org <mailto:cro at osgeo.org>>
>     CC:     OSGeo Discussions <discuss at lists.osgeo.org
>     <mailto:discuss at lists.osgeo.org>>, Ben Caradoc-Davies
>     <ben at transient.nz <mailto:ben at transient.nz>>
>     *name:* Ben Caradoc-Davies
>     *country:* New Zealand
>     *contact email:* ben at transient.nz <mailto:ben at transient.nz>
>     <mailto:ben at transient.nz <mailto:ben at transient.nz>>
>     *nomination:*
>     Ben Caradoc-Davies is a longstanding member of the GeoServer
>     community - first with his role at the Australian research group
>     "CSIRO" and more recently as a independent contractor from is native
>     New Zealand.
>     As a contributor Ben has demonstrated excellent leadership
>     (volunteering with the GeoServer Project Steering Committee and
>     GeoTools Project Management Committee) and mentoring of new
>     contributors by answering questions, offering encouragement, backed
>     by kind words and constructive reviews.
>     Ben is exceptionally generous with his time: willing to take on the
>     day to day challenges of running a project, leading meetings,
>     issuing multiple releases a year, and stepping in for emergencies.
>     The team has come to depend on Ben's dedication to quality watching
>     out for the build servers and monitoring the travis automated builds.
>     Ben is also takes on some of the harder open source challenges for
>     the foundation as a whole. In my time as an OSGeo board member Ben
>     has helped clearly articulated our legal questions, and taken part
>     in meetings with our legal council.
>     I also had the privilege of organizing a foss4g-au event with Ben
>     and follow his open source advocacy work in Australia.
>     Although it is perhaps not a character reference I personally
>     appreciate Ben's coding and communication skills. His ability to
>     contribute code in a consistent, professional manner, and his
>     communication skills make working on the GeoServer project that much
>     easier.
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Vasile Crăciunescu
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