[ubuntu-us-ut] Leadership Change

Tristan Rhodes tristan.rhodes at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 02:22:35 GMT 2008

One more email to thank Christer for his great work in creating the 
Ubuntu Utah Loco team.  I think we were the second US state Loco team, 
along with Colorado.  (I might be wrong on that).

I remember an early Ubuntu meeting with only 3 people, but with enough 
pizza to feed 12 people!  :)

Tristan Rhodes

Joseph Smidt wrote:
> Many may not know or remember me since I moved to Southern California
> a year ago for graduate school and was not as active as I should have
> been.
> I can remember when the Ubuntu-utah team first started.  I remember
> having meetings over irc figuring out how we were going to distribute
> hundreds of Breezy CDs.  How did we do?!!! :)  I remember emailing all
> the Lugs in Utah telling them that such thing as a Ubuntu-Utah team
> existed.  I remeber trying to convince the BYU physics department to
> switch some machines to Ubuntu Linux.  I was successful!
> Those were the good old days. :)
> Christer was an amazing leader.  He went to great personal effort to
> get the team underway.  He pioneered the becoming a member process for
> the team.  I can still remember when he became a member.  Seveas was
> on IRC saying Mark Shuttleworth was looking for him.
> I want to thank Christer.  Because of his leadership there is a great
> Ubuntu-Utah team and now the US team.
> Anyways, I appreciate his work, and all the rest of yours.  I'm still
> using and heavily advocating Ubuntu here in So.Cal.!
>                    Joseph Smidt

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