[Talk-us] US Chapter temporary Board Nomination
kate at maploser.com
Mon Feb 8 15:46:52 GMT 2010
I'm going to jump on this thread as well.
I accept the nomination to run for the temporary board of the US Chapter of OSM.
I was on the board of the DC Rollergirls when they incorporated as a
non-profit as well obtained tax-exempt status. I think my experience
going through this process will be helpful to the US Chapter of OSM.
Though I've been missing from the calls the past couple weeks due to
the earthquake in Haiti, previously I was helping organize the US
chapter and figuring out how we could run this election process.
I'm excited about the prospect of an official US chapter so that we
can interact in a more official capacity with governments within the
On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 9:01 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> I hope you don't mind me attaching to your thread, Richard.
> I accept the nomination to run for the temporary board of the US chapter of
> the OSM Foundation.
> I believe I would be an excellent temporary board member. I have experience
> working as a member of and leading organizations in college. In addition, I
> worked to promote OSM in the US by acquiring donated servers and rack space
> and have spoken at a local GIS users group.
> On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 8:20 AM, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net>
>> I accept the nomination to run for the temporary board of the US chapter
>> the OSM Foundation.
>> I have been a participant in the working group for the US chapter since
>> the regular calls started in November of last year. I am reasonably
>> in the issues at hand and thus can hit the ground running.
>> I have served in officer and board positions in other not-for-profit
>> organizations currently and in the past and feel that I have a fair grasp
>> the issues involved in the administration of such organizations. I look
>> forward to continuing to help in the launch of the US Chapter of the OSM
>> Richard Welty
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