[Talk-nz] [Pacific] [OSGeo Oceania] OSGeo Oceania - Call For Members

Edwin Liava'a etuini.liavaa at gmail.com
Sat Nov 30 19:16:56 UTC 2019


Very well received John...tonnes of thanks...cheers!

On Sat, 30 Nov 2019, 11:05 pm John Bryant, <johnwbryant at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Edwin & Mafoa, thanks a lot for the message.
>
> Unfortunately, I think it's too late for this intake, I think all the work
> has already been finished for this round. But we'll be doing another round
> in a couple of months, and we will include you in that. Meanwhile, to stay
> up to date on what's happening, please sign up to the Oceania mailing list (
> https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/oceania) and check out the wiki
> page (https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Oceania).
>
> Mafoa, I will look forward to when we kick off the next intake, and
> formalising your membership then!
>
> Cheers
> John
>
> On Fri., 29 Nov. 2019, 7:41 pm Edwin Liava'a, <etuini.liavaa at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi John,
>>
>> Am a bit late, but another colleague wants to join.
>>
>> Any exemption or shall he have to wait for the next round of intakes?
>>
>> His name is Mafoa Penisoni coping him in CC on this email
>> penisonim at gmail.com
>>
>> cheers,
>>
>> #Ed
>>
>> On Tue, 26 Nov 2019 at 16:02, John Bryant <johnwbryant at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Hi all, a reminder that this intake closes tonight. If you want to join
>> OSGeo Oceania as a member, please use the link below.
>> >
>> > If you don't get a chance today, we'll be doing another intake in a few
>> months.
>> >
>> > Cheers!
>> > John
>> >
>> > On Tue., 19 Nov. 2019, 4:32 pm John Bryant, <johnwbryant at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi all, see below for an invitation to join OSGeo Oceania as a member.
>> >>
>> >> Cheers
>> >> John
>> >>
>> >> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
>> >> From: Edoardo Neerhut <ed at mapillary.com>
>> >> Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 at 13:17
>> >> Subject: [OSGeo Oceania] OSGeo Oceania - Call For Members
>> >> To: <oceania at lists.osgeo.org>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Dear OSGeo Oceania community,
>> >>
>> >> This email is an invitation to nominate yourself to become a member of
>> OSGeo Oceania. OSGeo exists with the stated objective To support and grow
>> the open geospatial community in the Oceania region, including the
>> oversight and stewardship of a FOSS4G & SotM Conference series.
>> >>
>> >> You can nominate yourself to become a member by filling in this form.
>> Note, if you recently filled out an expression of interest form, you still
>> need to complete the above form as it serves as your official nomination to
>> become an OSGeo member.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> The process
>> >>
>> >> A Membership Working Group (MWG) has been formed comprising two OSGeo
>> Oceania directors and three individuals involved in the conference series.
>> Going forward the MWG will comprise two OSGeo Oceania directors and at
>> least two OSGeo Oceania members. Efforts will be made to ensure the MWG
>> reflects the diversity in our region. Members of OSGeo Oceania will be
>> invited to take part in the MWG in future member inductions.
>> >>
>> >> The MWG currently consists of Edoardo Neerhut, Daniel Silk, David
>> Garcia, Emma Hain, and Adam Steer.
>> >>
>> >> The nomination period will close on the 26th of November, 2019 at
>> 23:59:59 AEST. After this date the MWG will begin assessing nominations and
>> notifying nominees of their confirmation as members via email. You will be
>> required to accept your nomination as a member by clicking the link in the
>> email.
>> >>
>> >> You may also wish to subscribe to the OSGeo Oceania mailing list to
>> stay up to date on the election process which will take place in December.
>> >>
>> >> OSGeo members will be inducted on a quarterly basis so if you miss out
>> on this round, the next round will take place sometime before the 31st of
>> March, 2020.
>> >>
>> >> The Entity
>> >>
>> >> Following the successful FOSS4G SotM Oceania 2018, an entity was
>> formed to promote and support the open source geospatial community in
>> Oceania. This entity, OSGeo Oceania, is a company limited by guarantee,
>> registered in Australia under the Corporations Act (2001). By becoming a
>> member you will be listed on the membership register of this entity. This
>> is a private list, but we will list those that consent on the OSGeo wiki as
>> members.
>> >>
>> >> Benefits of membership
>> >>
>> >> Vote for the board and shape the direction of OSGeo Oceania.
>> >> Eligible to serve on the board and directly shape the direction of
>> OSGeo Oceania.
>> >> Eligible for funding when organising an event or activity relevant to
>> OSGeo’s mission.
>> >> Stay closely informed on decision making in the organisation and
>> opportunities to volunteer.
>> >>
>> >> Responsibilities
>> >>
>> >> Members have the right and responsibility to vote in the annual board
>> elections. Members failing to do so in two consecutive elections will be
>> considered inactive and removed from the membership list.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Nominate
>> >>
>> >> Remember, you must nominate yourself by filling in this form. We
>> require address details as part of our obligation to The Australian
>> Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to maintain a membership
>> register.
>> >>
>> >> The OSGeo community in Oceania is entering a new chapter and we'd love
>> you to join it and help shape the direction of this organisation. If you
>> haven’t already, make sure you sign up to the OSGeo mailing list.
>> >>
>> >> Many thanks,
>> >>
>> >> Ed and the MWG team
>> >> _______________________________________________
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>> >
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>>
>>
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