[Ambassadors] Ambassadors Leave of Absence
Firas Al Kafri
firas.alkafri at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 19:49:46 UTC 2011
wish you the best
On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 8:40 PM, Larry Cafiero <larry.cafiero at gmail.com>wrote:
> It's true, Tristan -- Greg doesn't really need to ask permission to
> take a leave of absence, but I think it was worded properly anyway as
> a courtesy.
> Greg -- You'll have to forgive me a Captain Obvious moment when I say
> it's an honor and a privilege to work with someone as dedicated as you
> are. As your original mentor, I'm both proud and grateful to see the
> contributions you've made to the project.
> Good luck with your internship, and we'll be here when you get back.
> Larry Cafiero
> On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 10:28 AM, Tristan Santore
> <tristan.santore at internexusconnect.net> wrote:
> > On 08/12/11 18:03, Greg I Kerr wrote:
> >> Hi folks,
> >> Many of you probably know me as a campus ambassador at Northeastern
> >> University during my tenure as a Fedora Ambassador. During this time I
> >> have had a great time doing everything from attending the Red Hat
> >> Summit to working around campus to promote Fedora. To be honest, my
> >> favorite part of the "job" is when I help a frustrated new user
> >> resolve their issues and get to see them become happy FOSS advocates.
> >> In order to focus on my internship, I am requesting an official leave
> >> of absence from January 1st, 2012 to April 31st, 2012. This is the
> >> duration of my internship. Since I won't be able to fulfill any of the
> >> normal duties of an ambassador during that time, I think it is best to
> >> officially step aside. My biggest disappointment is that I will miss
> >> FUDcon.
> >> I look forward to continuing to serve in my role in the meantime.
> >> Regards,
> >> Greg Kerr
> >> --
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> > Greg,
> > Since when do ambassadors need permission to take a "leave of absence"!
> > It is nice of you to inform everyone, but you are not obliged to ask for
> > permission, even though this is very thoughtful and polite of you.
> > Your career must always come first, especially if its education!
> > Concentrate on your internship, and make the most of it, if possible,
> > use that as your next stepping stone in your career. And maybe at work,
> > you will advocate foss, to save the business money and aggravation.
> > So, you see, you are always an ambassador of sorts.
> > Enjoy!
> > Regards,
> > Tristan
> > --
> > Tristan Santore BSc MBCS
> > TS4523-RIPE
> > Network and Infrastructure Operations
> > InterNexusConnect
> > Mobile +44-78-55069812
> > Tristan.Santore at internexusconnect.net
> > Former Thawte Notary
> > (Please note: Thawte has closed its WoT programme down,
> > and I am therefore no longer able to accredit trust)
> > For Fedora related issues, please email me at:
> > TSantore at fedoraproject.org
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