[OSGeo-Discuss] Website 15th relaunch - members and local chapters

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Thu Jan 11 05:06:49 PST 2018

Hi Zoltan,

Actually it is not required for a local chapter to be a legal body; the 
Hungary chapter should send a request to the OSGeo Board to become a 
formal chapter.  :)   -jeff

Jeff McKenna
President Emeritus, OSGeo Foundation

On 2018-01-11 8:27 AM, Siki Zoltan wrote:
> Dear Jody,
> our local chapter (Hungary) is the "in Formation" category on the old 
> OSGeo web page. We have no legal body, which blocks to be an official 
> local chapter (AFAIK). I can't see two categoties of local chapters on 
> the new home page. Can I add non-official Hungarian local chapter to the 
> list?
> Best regards,
> Zoltan
> On Wed, 10 Jan 2018, Jody Garnett wrote:
>> Great news coming out of the system admin meeting - the OSGeo website is
>> scheduled to go live Jan 15th!
>> The "staging" website is located here: https://staging.www.osgeo.org
>> 1. Login with your OSGeo id <https://staging.www.osgeo.org/osgeo_userid>
>> 2. Fill in your profile information, taking special care to provide a 
>> photo
>> and add yourself to your local chapter, along with any projects or
>> committees you take part in.
>> We especially need your help reaching out to local chapters.
>> * https://staging.www.osgeo.org/local-chapters/
>> While our map (click filter to toggle on the map) is filling up some 
>> of the
>> pages like OSGeo India are empty placeholders.
>> Thanks to everyone who worked so hard on this in 2017.

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