Terran,

My thoughts exactly.  I want to vote for everyone.

On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 3:02 PM, Terran McCanna <
tmcca...@georgialibraries.org> wrote:

> Agreed - this is going to be an extremely difficult vote!
>
> Terran McCanna
> PINES Program Manager
> Georgia Public Library Service
> 1800 Century Place, Suite 150
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> tmcca...@georgialibraries.org
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 2:50 PM, Jackson, Robert <rjack...@library.in.gov>
> wrote:
>
>> Having worked with 3 of the nominees directly I will second that Ruth!
>>
>>
>>
>> -----------------------------
>> Robert J. Jackson
>> Systems Administrator Int.
>> Indiana State Library
>> http://library.in.gov
>> 315 W Ohio St
>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=315+W+Ohio+St+%0D%0A+Indianapolis,+IN+46202&entry=gmail&source=g>
>> Indianapolis, IN 46202
>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=315+W+Ohio+St+%0D%0A+Indianapolis,+IN+46202&entry=gmail&source=g>
>> (317) 234-7317
>> rjack...@library.in.gov
>>
>> *From:* Open-ils-general [mailto:open-ils-general-bounc
>> e...@list.georgialibraries.org] *On Behalf Of *Ruth Frasur
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 21, 2018 2:14 PM
>> *To:* Evergreen Discussion Group <open-ils-general@list.georgia
>> libraries.org>
>> *Subject:* Re: [OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Evergreen Oversight Board Elections
>>
>>
>>
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>> What an outstanding pool of nominees.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 11:31 AM, Tim Spindler <tjspind...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Here are a list of candidates.  The candidates are listed in alphabetical
>> order along with their statements.  In the next few days, we will be
>> sending out emails to all who registered to vote in the election.  I would
>> like to thank all who were nominated and agreed to server on the Oversight
>> Board.
>>
>>
>> *Adam Bowling* - Technical Director, Emerald Data Networks
>>
>>
>>
>> *Candidate Statement*
>>
>> As an active participant and administrator in the community for nearly
>> ten years, I am thrilled at the continued development and implementation of
>> Evergreen throughout the world. I wish to be a part of it for the next ten
>> years and beyond.
>>
>>
>>
>> *Jason Boyer* - MIS Supervisor, Indiana State Library
>>
>>
>>
>> *Candidate Statement*
>> I have worked in libraries since 2000 and have worked at Evergreen
>> libraries since 2008 when my library joined the newly formed Evergreen
>> Indiana Consortium. Shortly thereafter I began submitting patches and have
>> been a contributor since. In 2013 I took a position as the System
>> Administrator for Evergreen Indiana. Working on both sides of ILS
>> management has exposed me to a wide range of concerns from how to make the
>> most of Evergreen features at a single library to how to scale a system up
>> to serve over 115 library systems at over 160 physical locations. This has
>> given me a significant interest in the ways that Evergreen performance can
>> be enhanced while still adding new features.
>>
>>
>>
>> *Anna Goben* - Evergreen Indiana Coordinator, Indiana State Library
>>
>>
>>
>> *Candidate Statement*
>>
>> I’ve been working with the Evergreen ILS since 2008.  At that time, I was
>> working as a Reference Librarian and was chosen to serve as ILS Project
>> Manager for my small public library when we joined the newly formed
>> Evergreen Indiana consortium as a pilot member.  In 2013, I became the
>> project director of the Evergreen Indiana consortium, responsible for
>> training, recruitment and migration direction, event planning, committee
>> coordination, and policy management for all 116 of our active and 5
>> migrating members.  I coordinated the Evergreen International Hack-A-Way in
>> 2016 and 2017 and serve as a consortium representative to the MassLNC
>> collaborative development group. Through my roles over the years, I have
>> had the opportunity to become aware of the needs and experiences common to
>> front line library staff of all levels as well as the administrative
>> challenges of a consortium that play a significant role in developing,
>> implementing, and utilizing Evergreen successfully in libraries today.
>>
>>
>>
>> *Debbie Lubenchill* - Evergreen Coordinator, MOBIUS
>>
>>
>>
>> *Candidate Statement*
>>
>> I am a librarian and have been the Evergreen Coordinator at MOBIUS since
>> August 2012, where I help administer our Evergreen hosting and managing
>> services:  conducting trainings, creating documentation, answering help
>> desk questions, assisting with system setup during migrations, and
>> performing a variety of other administrative functions.  Being a part of
>> the Evergreen community over the last five years has been a really
>> important and fun aspect of my job - attending conferences, serving on
>> several Conference Site Selection Committees, participating in the
>> Documentation Interest Group, and helping to plan the 2018 conference.  I
>> have also served on other Boards and leadership teams, both professionally
>> and in my local community, and my strengths lie in helping people
>> communicate and work together, problem solving, listening, leadership, and
>> empathy. I am excited to offer my strengths and skills to the Evergreen
>> community and look forward to serving you!
>>
>>
>>
>> *Meme Marlow* - Director, Worch Memorial Public Library, Versailles, OH
>>  (COOL)
>>
>>
>>
>> *Candidate Statement*
>>
>> I am Meme Marlow the director of Worch Memorial Public Library in
>> Versailles, Ohio and a member of the Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL). I
>> have been the director of the library for 8 years. It was during that time
>> a group of library directors interested in open source ILSs got together to
>> discuss options for making this a reality. In 2012 these libraries formed
>> COOL using Evergreen.
>>
>>
>>
>> Since joining in 2013, my main contributions to Evergreen have been
>> helping establish the consortium through serving on the COOL board and
>> assisting in the development of policies and procedures that will be
>> attractive to other libraries seeking membership in a consortium. In
>> addition, I am now serving as the president of the COOL board and am an
>> active member of the Evergreen outreach committee.
>>
>>
>>
>> Now that COOL is a healthy and thriving consortium, I am ready to get
>> more involved with the larger Evergreen community. I am looking forward to
>> the opportunity to serve and I think I can make a valuable contribution to
>> Evergreen community through service on the Evergreen Oversight Board.
>>
>>
>> *Jessica Woolford* - Systems Manager, Bibliomation
>>
>>
>>
>> *Candidate Statement*
>>
>> I attended my first Evergreen conference in 2010. I was still in library
>> school and just beginning my professional career at Bibliomation. It was my
>> first professional conference, I was on a panel, and I was terrified! I
>> soon learned I had nothing to fear. I have found the Evergreen community to
>> be extremely knowledgeable, supportive, and friendly. It has contributed
>> greatly to my professional development, as I have moved up to the role of
>> Evergreen Systems Manager at Bibliomation. In my career, I have been able
>> to see Evergreen from many angles, from the perspective of the supporting
>> the end users, and now the "care and feeding" of the Evergreen system. I
>> continuously look for ways to contribute to the community. I have presented
>> at several Evergreen conferences and served as the Reports Interest Group
>> convener. I am grateful for the opportunities the Evergreen community has
>> given me, and I would be honored to serve the community in a new capacity.
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Tim Spindler, Evergreen Oversight Board Chair
>> tjspind...@gmail.com
>>
>>
>>
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>>
>>
>>
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>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Ruth Frasur
>> Director of the Historic(ally Awesome) Hagerstown - Jefferson Township
>> Library
>> 10 W. College Street
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>>
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>
>


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Library
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