[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Board of Directors Names OSGeo President and Executive Positions

Ravi Kumar manarajahmundry2015 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 03:52:04 PST 2018

Congradulations and Keep Up The Good Work


Ravi Kumar

On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 5:06 AM, Astrid Emde (OSGeo) <astrid_emde at osgeo.org>

> Hello OSGeo Community,
> at today’s board meeting the new elected OSGeo Board 2017 appointed the
> Executive Positions for OSGeo. We had a very productive discussion and
> appointed the positions with full consensus.
> The OSGeo Board is pleased to announce the following executive:
> Executive
>   President: María Arias de Reyna
>   Vice-President:Helena Mitasova
>   Vice-President: Angelos Tzotsos
>   Vice-President: Jeff McKenna
>   Treasurer: Michael Smith
>   Secretary: Astrid Emde
> Board:
>   Chair: Jody Garnett
> We are thrilled to welcome the new OSGeo President María Arias de Reyna.
> María is well known in the community and a strong vocal presence at many
> conferences around the world, and her leadership will be an asset going
> forward with OSGeo.
> We decided to accompany the OSGeo President with three Vice-Presidents to
> share all the commitments an OSGeo President has to satisfy and represent
> OSGeo on events all over the world; we therefore also welcome Helena
> Mitasova, Angelos Tzotsos, and Jeff McKenna as Vice-Presidents of OSGeo.
> Thank you to Michael Smith for again volunteering for the role of OSGeo
> treasurer for another year and continuing to help OSGeo with financial
> matters.
> Astrid Emde volunteered to act as OSGeo Secretary and is replacing Jachym
> Cepicky who so kindly volunteered his time in that role for several years;
> thank you to Jachym for his efforts for so long.
> Jody Garnett volunteered to act as Chair of the Board. This is a
> non-executive position helping the board follow up on decisions, schedule
> meetings ands keeping the board on track.
> Please read the OSGeo bylaws to find out more about the Executive
> Positions.
> * https://www.osgeo.org/about/bylaws/
> We would like to take the opportunity to say thank you to the past members
> of the OSGeo Board who all have contributed their time and efforts to help
> build up this amazing community. A special thank you goes to Venkatesh
> Raghavan through his recent role as OSGeo President, for his constant
> worldwide vision and leadership, for which we are forever appreciative.
> Find out about OSGeo Board at https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Bo
> ard_of_Directors
> You find the content of this mail also in the news item on our new webside
> * https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/osgeo-board-directors-
> names-osgeo-president-executive-positions/
> --
> Astrid Emde
> OSGeo Board Member and OSGeo Secretary
> Open Source Geospatial Foundation
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Astrid_Emde
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