Results from the December 7th, 2009 Americas Membership Board Meeting
akgraner at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 04:05:50 GMT 2009
On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 10:47 PM, Elizabeth Krumbach <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> The following 10 contributors were accepted as Ubuntu Members at the
> Americas Membership Board Meeting this evening:
> Arturo Hernandez
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/toluxero https://launchpad.net/~toluxero<https://launchpad.net/%7Etoluxero>
> Arturo is an active member of the Ubuntu Mexico team. In his role with
> the team he is a member and administrator, helps coordinate events and
> encourages others to use Ubuntu and is now a supervisor on the Ubuntu
> México Podcast.
> Jeremy Pallats
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/starcraft.man https://launchpad.net/~starcraft.man<https://launchpad.net/%7Estarcraft.man>
> Jeremy is an Ubuntu contributor from Quebec, Canada. A majority of his
> contributions come from Ubuntu Forums and Ubuntu Beginners team, where
> he does IRC support and is the leader of the Wiki Focus Group which
> seeks to improve wiki documentation.
> Chris Johnston
> Chris resides in Florida, USA and started out writing about Ubuntu for
> his blog about a year ago. He is a member of the Florida LoCo Team,
> currently being mentored for contributions to the Bug Squad and
> Beginners Team and is a member of the Ubuntu Community Learning
> Project where he is currently helping to plan upcoming Ubuntu User
> John Pugh
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/jpugh https://launchpad.net/~jpugh<https://launchpad.net/%7Ejpugh>
> John is a long time Linux user and an active Florida, USA LoCo team
> member who founded the Tampa Linux Meetup group. He has presented on
> Cloud Computing at multiple Linux events and is currently assisting in
> the porting of the Amahi Project to Ubuntu.
> Diego Armando Forigua
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ingforigua https://launchpad.net/~ingforigua<https://launchpad.net/%7Eingforigua>
> Diego is an electrical engineer in Columbia where he is part of the
> Ubuntu Colombia Council working to spread Ubuntu throughout Colombia
> and Latin America. In addition to the council, he is an active member
> on the Colombian mailing list and in IRC and seeks to get further
> involved in Spanish translations.
> Robbie Williamson
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RobbieWilliamson https://launchpad.net/~robbie.w<https://launchpad.net/%7Erobbie.w>
> Robbie works as the manager of the Ubuntu Foundations and Security
> Teams within Canonical. He also assists in planning Ubuntu release
> features, the release schedule, triaging bugs (and even fixing them
> when time/skill permits!). In his little to no spare time he is active
> in the community and works on the cups-bjnp.
> Rick Spencer
> Rick has been using Ubuntu since Warty and has been the Engineering
> Manager for the desktop team since Jaunty. In addition to his core
> desktop work, he started the bughugger project (used to be bug-zapper)
> to create a desktop way to search for and sort bug tasks and started
> the now very popular Quickly project to help make it easy and fun to
> develop for Ubuntu.
> Carlos Andrés Zambrano Barrera
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/czam https://launchpad.net/~carlos.zambrano<https://launchpad.net/%7Ecarlos.zambrano>
> Carlos is a contributor from Bogotá, Colombia who is active in the
> Columbian LoCo team, offering support in #ubuntu-co #ubuntu-uy and
> #ubuntu-es. He has participated in many translations in launchpad and
> in guides, also support in answers in Spanish and English. He is
> currenty am participating in a project called zoociedad for a free
> wireless network to help the community, an Ubuntu server is being used
> to offer these services.
> Michelle Hall
> Michelle is an active member of the Florida LoCo team who helps with
> event coordination and has spoken at several conferences, including
> the Southern California Linux Expo 7x, Florida Linux Shows, the
> Atlanta Linux Fest, and the Southeast Linux Fest. She currently
> contributes to a small, locally run charity founded with her husband
> that recycles computers and gives them to children who have special
> needs, or are at risk, and ship these computers with their own
> Ubuntu-based distribution, Qimo 4 Kids.
> Johnathon Mlady
> Johnathon has been a full-time ubuntu since 8.04. He's an active part
> of the Beginner's Team, offering guidance and support as he can, and
> is involved with the Development focus group of the Beginner's Team'
> He is also a member of the Ohio LoCo/NE Ohio ReLoCo, where he recently
> participated in a team BugJam and is currently in the process of
> setting up the 10.04 global bug jam event with the NEOhio Reloco at
> his alma mater, exposing the ACM club and those on the west side of
> Cleveland to Ubuntu.
> Following this exciting and productive meeting, the Americas Board
> sends congratulations and a big welcome to these new members!
CONGRATULATIONS!!! and WELCOME!!!! You all rock!! 2010 is going to be an
> Elizabeth Krumbach // Lyz // pleia2
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Just me Amber.
There are lots of Linux users who don't care how the kernel works, but only
want to use it. That is a tribute to how good Linux is.
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