[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Board nomination: María Arias de Reyna

Jeffrey Johnson ortelius at gmail.com
Fri Sep 29 11:33:46 PDT 2017

Very happy to second this nomination. Maria is an incredible asset to
the OSGeo community and would make an amazing Director for the

On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 10:05 AM, Jeff McKenna
<jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com> wrote:
> Forwarding nomination of María Arias de Reyna by Jeff McKenna. The Board
> Nominations page has been updated:
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Member_Nominations_2017
> (note that this was originally submitted 2017-09-27 but I waited, to try to
> avoid being both the CRO sending to Discuss list, and the one who submitted
> the nomination. So I'm happy to finally share my nomination ha!)
> -Jeff & Vasile
> CRO 2017 Elections
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Name: María Arias de Reyna
> Country of Residence: Spain
> It is my pleasure and honour to nominate María Arias de Reyna[1] for the
> Board of Directors of OSGeo. You may remember that I nominated María last
> year for the Board, but since then she has gone on to give several great
> keynote talks at various events around the world, bringing much-needed
> discussions of diversity and sharing to the forefront of events.
> María is well known in the OSGeo community for her relentless efforts as a
> core contributor for the GeoNetwork project, and for her longtime
> contributions to the SIG Libre conference (the Spanish FOSS4G). Locally she
> is very active through the OSGeo microchapter network Geoinquietos, and more
> recently also through the Spanish national geomatics association, AESIG. She
> works for GeoCat providing SDI solutions all over the world.
> So you can see, María is a leader locally, nationally, and internationally.
> You can often find her live-tweeting[2] at every FOSS4G event, and sharing
> her passion for all things OSGeo. I see in her a very strong voice, full of
> youthful energy and passion, and a true leader that is absolutely ready for
> the global spotlight.
> Please show your support for María, and help to bring her passion to the
> Board of the OSGeo foundation.
> [1] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Delawen
> [2] https://twitter.com/delawen/
> -jeff
> --
> Jeff McKenna
> President Emeritus, OSGeo Foundation
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Jeff_McKenna
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