[HOT] Community Working Group kickoff and call for members
Justin Temwani Ng'ambi
justinngambi200 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 17 14:39:25 UTC 2015
I totally subscribe to that. I would really be happy to contribute my ideas
to the wider community.
Waiting to discuss this in length at a group level for the sake of progress
On Oct 16, 2015 2:27 PM, "Geoffrey Kateregga" <geoffrey.kateregga at hotosm.org>
> Hi Blake,
> Please count me in, I am part of the community and I think I have
> something to contribute as well.
> On Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 2:43 PM, Blake Girardot <blake.girardot at hotosm.org
> > wrote:
>> Hi everyone!
>> We still need for community members to join the community working group.
>> If you even considered it and thought "oh they do not need me." or "I
>> do not know what I could contribute" now is the time to reply to me
>> and jump in!
>> Lets do this! We need YOU, I am not kidding!
>> As Heather is fond of saying: "Let's all be awesome together!"
>> On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 8:51 AM, Blake Girardot
>> <blake.girardot at hotosm.org> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > The Community Working Group is going to start have regular projects
>> > and meetings and we need you :)
>> > This group is going to be working on ways of building our community
>> > and will need people who are good at creative fun things to help grow
>> > and strengthen the HOT community.
>> > I t will also focus on ways of working with partner communities to
>> > strengthen our community integration and help support their missions.
>> > I imagine it will work closely with the Training WG and the
>> > Communications WG to accomplish everyone's goals as well.
>> > The working group will follow the typical HOT WG format and be led by
>> > two community Co-Chairs. There will also be one Board Member working
>> > in the group as well to help with projects and keep the board updated
>> > on activities.
>> > Everyone has something to contribute to this group because everyone is
>> > a member of the HOT community. Besides there will be stickers and
>> > badges how can you say no? We need people with a wide diversity of
>> > skills (especially language skills) so if you are looking for a good
>> > way to build your real world experience building online communities
>> > this is a great opportunity.
>> > And I mean real opportunity as HOT's President, Heather Leson will be
>> > very involved as the Board member working with the group.
>> > If you have not met our President yet, Heather is a pioneer in
>> > creating and building this new phenomenon of Digital Humanitarians, a
>> > leader in building on line communities and is a sought after speaker
>> > at Humanitarian conferences around the world for her expertise and
>> > insights into online humanitarian work. Working with her on this is
>> > going to be an amazing experience.
>> > So if you are at all interested, please contact me as I am helping get
>> > it kicked off, and we can talk about it at length. Especially if you
>> > have the desire and the capacity for a slightly higher time commitment
>> > to be a Co-Chair :)
>> > I look forward to speaking with you all more as part of the Community
>> WG !
>> > Cheers,
>> > Blake
>> > --
>> > ----------------------------------------------------
>> > Blake Girardot
>> > Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
>> > Vice President, HOT Board of Directors
>> > skype: jblakegirardot
>> Blake Girardot
>> Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
>> Vice President, HOT Board of Directors
>> skype: jblakegirardot
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>> HOT at openstreetmap.org
> Best Regards,
> Geoffrey Kateregga
> Lead Mapping Supervisor | Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team | Dar es
> Salaam, Tanzania
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