[ubuntu-za] Stepping down from Ubuntu-ZA leadership

David Rubin drubin at ubuntu.com
Fri May 28 12:11:51 BST 2010

On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 12:42 PM, Morgan Collett <morgan at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Since the beginning, Ubuntu-ZA's had two "team contacts" or leaders -
> although many other LoCo teams have a single person.
> When Jonathan "highvoltage" Carter stepped down, we held an election
> to determine the next coleader, and David Rubin was selected. He's
> been doing a great job, and due to time constraints my own
> contributions have been minimal in the last several months. It's time
> for me to step down so that I'm not holding anything back.
> I've discussed the leadership way forward with David. He's checked
> with the obvious candidates and nobody is available to replace me -
> and the election last time was largely symbolic - very few votes were
> cast.
> In light of this, David feels confident to continue as a single leader.
> Like Jonathan, I'll still be around, but just have no time to invest
> in "making things happen". Partly because I'm responsible for a team
> of developers coding on Ubuntu, and 30+ Ubuntu Servers powering some
> well known sites and systems... (Join my team! Sysadmin:
> http://www.praekelt.com/careers-mobile-tv-assistant-technical-manager.html,
> Dev: http://www.praekelt.com/careers-software-engineer-needed.html)

Thank you for all your hard work it is greatly appreciated by me as
well as the rest of the ZA community and I am sure we will be seeing
you around. :)


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