[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: OSGeo Board nomination: Steven Feldman

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Sat Nov 17 11:39:44 PST 2018

I also second this nomination for Steven Feldman. I've found Steven to 
be insightful, practical, pragmatic, kind and considerate of others, and 
an excellent community builder. You can get a feel for these qualities 
from his recent FOSS4G presentation: "Open Communities we love to hate"



On 16/11/18 7:00 pm, Vasile Craciunescu wrote:
> Forwarding nomination of Steven Feldman by Eli Adam. The Board 
> Nominations page has been updated: 
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Member_Nominations_2018
> Vasile, Vicky & Jorge
> CRO 2018 Elections
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject: OSGeo Board nomination: Steven Feldman
> Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:45:51 -0800
> From: Eli Adam <eadam at co.lincoln.or.us>
> Reply-To: eadam at co.lincoln.or.us
> To: CRO <cro at osgeo.org>
> CC: Steven Feldman <shfeldman at gmail.com>
> Hi Vasile/CRO,
> I'm nominating Steve Feldman of the UK.  He has already confirmed to me
> that he will accept the nomination but you can double check with him 
> if you
> want (he's in cc).
> Steven first became involved in OSGeo in 2012 when he was invited to 
> chair
> FOSS4G in Nottingham by the UK chapter. Since then he has been a Charter
> Member, a former chair and now active member of the Conference Committee,
> vice chair of FOSS4G UK, Treasurer of the UK chapter, has lead 2 Travel
> Grant Programmes and has been an (at times noisy) advocate for OSGeo. He
> brings an analytic and commercial focus and passion for the community to
> all of his efforts on behalf of OSGeo.
> I've had the pleasure of collaborating with Steven on various projects
> through the years and can't recommend him enough.  He's logical, smart,
> funny, enjoyable, hard working, effective, aware of the bigger 
> picture, and
> capable of completing the details.  He posses a depth of knowledge and 
> life
> experience of great value to OSGeo.  While possessing such background, 
> he's
> also relatable, cutting edge, and connected.  Steven also connects with
> newer community members to include and mentor newer community 
> members.  It
> is with great enthusiasm that I nominate Steven Feldman for the OSGeo 
> Board
> of Directors!
> Sincerely, Eli Adam
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