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

Walter Leibbrandt walter at translate.org.za
Mon May 31 10:44:34 BST 2010


Op 28/05/2010 12:42, het Morgan Collett geskryf:
> 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)
As the first person I met from Ubuntu ZA, this is quite the end of an 
era for me. Morgan, thanks for your leadership; Ubuntu ZA has really 
flourished under it.

Regards,
-- 
Walter Leibbrandt                  Software Developer
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