Needless to say that such an important nomination can only be supported.
The huge experience of Maria in Osgeo/Foss4g matters will be gold for
On Fri, Sep 9, 2016 at 12:08 PM, Jorge Sanz <js...@osgeo.org> wrote:
> Forwarding Maria Brovelli nomination to the board of directors by
> Helena Mitasova
> CRO 2016
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Helena Mitasova <hmit...@ncsu.edu>
> Date: 9 September 2016 at 05:07
> Subject: nomination of Maria Brovelli
> To: c...@osgeo.org
> Cc: Maria Antonia Brovelli <maria.brove...@polimi.it>
> Maria Brovelli
> I would like to nominate Professor Maria Brovelli for the board of directors.
> She is very well know in the community for her passion for open source
> software and open data,
> leader of numerous initiatives, including the latest outreach to United
> hosting FOSS4G Europe in 2015 and organizing several open source and
> open data sessions
> at the ISPRS congres in Prague in 2016.
> Her leadership and contributions to OSGeo were recognized by Sol Katz
> award in 2015
> and she is on the advisory board and one of the regional directors of
> GeoForAll initiative.
> She advised many students who made significant contributions to
> several OSGeo projects
> including GRASS GIS and understands both the community building and
> the software development issues.
> I feel strongly that she will be able to take on the challenging tasks
> and often complex
> decision making that comes with the the board of directors membership
> given her experience as
> Vice Rector for the Como Campus of Politecnico di Milano. See her page
> for more information
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