[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Charter member nomination: Ben Caradoc-Davies
gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Thu Sep 7 02:36:36 PDT 2017
I would like to second Ben's nomination
On 09/07/2017 09:36 AM, Vasile Craciunescu wrote:
> 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 .
>> Best regards,
>> Vasile & Jeff
>> 2017 OSGeo Elections CROs
>>  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>>
>> 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
>> 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
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>> Discuss at lists.osgeo.org <mailto:Discuss at lists.osgeo.org>
Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
Open Source Geospatial Foundation
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