Agreed!

On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 3:05 PM, Ruth Frasur <direc...@hagerstownlibrary.org
> wrote:

> 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
>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=1800+Century+Place,+Suite+150++Atlanta,+GA+30345&entry=gmail&source=g>
>> Atlanta, GA 30345
>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=1800+Century+Place,+Suite+150++Atlanta,+GA+30345&entry=gmail&source=g>
>> 404-235-7138 <(404)%20235-7138>
>> 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
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *P**   Go Green - **Save a tree! Please don't print this e-mail unless
>>> it's really necessary.*
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> Ruth Frasur
>>> Director of the Historic(ally Awesome) Hagerstown - Jefferson Township
>>> Library
>>> 10 W. College Street
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>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Ruth Frasur
> Director of the Historic(ally Awesome) Hagerstown - Jefferson Township
> Library
> 10 W. College Street
> <https://maps.google.com/?q=10+W.+College+Street&entry=gmail&source=g> in
> Hagerstown, Indiana (47346)
> p (765) 489-5632; f (765) 489-5808
>
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> Page <http://facebook.com/hjtplibrary>,  and The Nettle Creek Players
> <http://nettlecreekplayers.com>*
>



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