[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Charter Member Nomination: Stephen Mather

Anna Petrášová kratochanna at gmail.com
Sat Sep 9 17:21:37 PDT 2017

Definitely +1,


On Sat, Sep 9, 2017 at 8:08 AM, Michael Smith
<michael.smith.erdc at gmail.com> wrote:
> A very big +1. I assumed Stephen was already a charter member
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> Michael Smith
> US Army Corps
> Remote Sensing GIS/Center
> michael.smith at usace.army.mil
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Discuss <discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org> on behalf of Jeff McKenna
> <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>
> Date: Friday, September 8, 2017 at 11:57 AM
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> Subject: [EXTERNAL] [OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Charter Member Nomination:
> Stephen Mather
> Resent-From: Michael Smith <michael.smith at usace.army.mil>
>>Forwarding Stephen Mather nomination by Kristin Bott. The 2017 member
>>nominations list was updated [1].
>>Best regards,
>>Vasile & Jeff
>>2017 OSGeo Elections CROs
>>-------- Forwarded Message --------
>>Nominee: Stephen Mather - USA
>>Stephen has likely been most recently visible within the OSGeo community
>>as the founder and an ongoing contributor to OpenDroneMap -- for which
>>he received supportive grant funding in 2016; on which he has given
>>numerous workshops, presentations, and trainings since its development;
>>and through which he has partnered with a number of people and agencies
>>to use geospatial technologies for humanitarian efforts and other
>>applications in education, governmental work, and more.
>>Through mentoring within and beyond his professional role, Stephen
>>encourages the development of geospatial skills in a variety of folk,
>>and has recently served as a both mentor and a teacher in cooperative
>>programs in Musanze, Rwanda in addition to partnering with students at
>>the State University Zanzibar and the University of Rwanda on geospatial
>>Stephen is very active in outreach efforts; the last three years have
>>included workshops and presentations all over the globe on open source
>>geospatial software and systems (with a notable concentration on drone
>>systems/remote sensing applications) -- events include FOSS4G
>>(2017,2015,2014), State of the Map Africa (2017), FOSS4G Africa (2017),
>>State of the Map US (2016).
>>Technically, Stephen brings a wide range of expertise in across GIS
>>packages/protocols/libraries, remote sensing, and variety of programming
>>languages/libraries and is one of the co-authors of the PostGIS Cookbook.
>>I believe that with a combination of strong technical skills and a
>>dedication to outreach/education in diverse communities, Stephen has
>>brought a great deal to the OSGeo community for years, and will continue
>>to do so.
>>-Kristin Bott
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>>Discuss at lists.osgeo.org
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