[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Charter Member Nomination: Tina Cormier

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Thu Sep 7 03:53:34 PDT 2017

Forwarding Tina Cormier nomination by Alex Mandel. 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

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I would like to nominate Tina Cormier for OSGeo Charter Membership.

Tina was a star of FOSS4G2017 in Boston, presenting a workshop (‘Geo
with R? Yes We Can!’) and three talks (‘A Journey through R for Geo’, ‘R
in the Z-dimension: Processing lidar data for free’, and ‘Two laptops
and a bag of thumb drives: Knitting together a global community using

She has taught workshops in countries all over the world, from Peru to
Nepal, as well as her home country the USA. Workshop topics range from
programming in R, using QGIS, to processing lidar with open source tools.

Tina promotes open source actively on Twitter and is now working with
OSGeo-Live project on R quickstarts, and lidR package on improving user

Tina would be an asset to OSGeo as a remote sensing data scientist who
works in academic research and industry, and helps represent women, R,
LIDAR, and power user communities.

-Alex Mandel

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