Forwarding Marc Vloemans nomination for the Board of Directors by
Gert-Jan van der Weijden.
- on behalf of
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I would like to nominate Marc Vloemans for the Board of Directors of the
I know Marc now for approximately 10 years. The first years simply as
fellow-Dutchmen working in spatial IT in The Netherlands. But since Marc
joined the Board of Directors of the Dutch Local Chapter "OSgeo.nl" in
2015, and since we both were members of the Local Organizing Committee
of FOSS4G in Bonn this year, I have worked with Marc more closely than
I guess a lot of you (the participants of FOSS4G) can't have missed
Marc since he was the central person in manning the OSGeo.org booth at
He has a broad management experience in "spreading the open source word"
in both commercial and public organizations, not just in Europe but also
in other continents. But his organizational experience is not tied to
just our well-known FOSS4G ecosystem.
Therefore I think Marc can build bridges to other organisations and
ecosystems, and thus bring OSgeo.org a step further in its maturity.
And besides that, I know Marc as someone you can have a good beer/talk &
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