+1 on this nomination. I've only had the pleasure of interacting with
Marc recently in Bonn, but I believe he is the exact kind of person we
need to take OSGeo to the next level with a clear, focused and well
executed marketing strategy.

On Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 8:40 AM, Jeff McKenna
<jmcke...@gatewaygeomatics.com> wrote:
> Forwarding Marc Vloemans nomination for the Board of Directors by Gert-Jan
> van der Weijden.
>
> - on behalf of
>   CRO 2016
>
>
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
>
> I would like to nominate Marc Vloemans for the Board of Directors of the
> OSGeo.org foundation.
>
> 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 ever before.
>
> 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 FOSS4G.
>
> 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 &
> laugh with!
>
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Marc_Vloemans
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Gert-Jan
>
>
>
>
>
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