Hi all,

I'd like to throw my hat in the ring for co-release manager for the
Evergreen 3.5 release.

About me:

 I've been administering Evergreen in the Georgia PINES consortium since
2008 and have been actively involved in support, training, informal
consulting, and software development in the Evergreen Community ever
since.   I have contributed to the release build team since 2018.  Also in
2018, I was named a core committer for the Evergreen project and in 2019 I
was named Evergreen Contributor of the Month.  In my position at Georgia
PINES, I have an end-user-centric perspective for both library patrons and
staff, and bring a broad knowledge of public library operations, from
circulation to cataloging, admin, and reports.  This would be my first time
as release manager.

My proposal:

I would like to serve as a co-release manager to someone who has been
release manager before, so I can learn the process and hopefully become
more skilled to be a lead release manager in the future.  I would want to
help shepherd in major upcoming features, such as acquisitions search
improvements, Angular 8, and third-party integration (e.g. OpenAthens,
RBDigital), but also smaller bugfixes that may have been neglected over the
past few cycles.

I hope you will seriously consider me for this role.  I'm excited to get
started!

Sincerely,

Chris

On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 9:55 AM Galen Charlton <g...@equinoxinitiative.org>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> It's now time to decide who will be Release Manager for the spring 2020
> release of Evergreen, Evergreen 3.5.
>
> The Release Manager does not have to be a core committer, but does need
> to be familiar with Git and have already contributed substantially to the
> Evergreen project whether it be code or documentation.
>
> For this release, I would like to especially encourage people to put in
> proposals to be co-RMs. A pair of people acting as RM can of course help
> spread out the work, but it would also be a mechanism for somebody who has
> previously acted as RM to help mentor somebody who is acting as RM for the
> first time.
>
> Nominations (including self-nominations) are due by 11:59 PM EDT on
> Friday, 25 October 2019. Nominations should be made by email to
> open-ils-...@list.georgialibraries.org with a Cc: to
> open-ils-general@list.georgialibraries.org. Replying to all on this email
> will also work.
>
> Nominees should send an email to both of the above mailing lists a
> statement about their relationship to the Evergreen community and their
> goals for the next release. The elected release manager will be expected
> to follow the typical schedule for a spring release but should provide
> information on when they intend to set specific milestones such as the beta
> release.
>
> If more than one candidate is nominated, an election will be held in the
> #evergreen IRC channel on freenode.net on 30 October at 15:00 EDT / 12:00
> PDT.
>
> Everyone is invited to participate in the voting. Evergreen core
> committers who cannot make the meeting may submit their vote via email to
> the open-ils-dev mailing list.
>
> Regards,
>
> Galen
> --
> Galen Charlton
> Implementation and Services Manager
> Equinox Open Library Initiative
> phone:  1-877-OPEN-ILS (673-6457)
> email:  g...@equinoxinitiative.org
> web:  https://equinoxInitiative.org
> direct: +1 770-709-5581
> cell:   +1 404-984-4366
>


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