[Ambassadors] Applying to be a mentor

Truong Anh. Tuan tuanta at iwayvietnam.com
Sat Dec 24 14:37:52 UTC 2011


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> From: "inode0" <inode0 at gmail.com>
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> Sent: Saturday, December 24, 2011 9:15:08 PM
> Subject: Re: [Ambassadors] Applying to be a mentor
> 
> On Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 12:19 AM, Truong Anh. Tuan
> <tuanta at iwayvietnam.com> wrote:
> > Hi ambassador fellows,
> > Cc: FAmSCo and existing mentors,
> >
> > I am currently supporting some people around me contribute to Fedora.
> > I would like to support them to be Fedora Ambassadors.
> >
> > As I know, new Fedora Ambassador should have a mentor. I believe that
> > I am a good mentor for them. However I need to get approval to be an
> > "official" mentor before (a chicken/egg situation)
> >
> > I would like to apply to be a mentor.
> > After looking around, I know that I need to be nominated by existing
> > mentors then approved by FAmSCo. Is that right?
> 
> Yes, there is no application process to become an ambassador mentor.
> People become ambassador mentors by doing good relevant work in the
> ambassador program

Thanks John for your response.

I do believe that's something I have done. A lot of ambassadors in APAC
know me.

> and when needs for additional mentors in regions
> become known existing mentors recommend the additional of new mentors

I think this has been done. At least, Heherson Pagcaliwagan (also an
existing mentor) said that in bi-weekly APAC ambassadors meeting [1]
yesterday.
What should he/she/they do to nominate a new mentor?

I believe that I can support Vietnamese better to help them go on board
with us, to be Fedora contributors. I also think I can support others
(non-Vietnamese) well with my experience.

> and FAmSCo considers approving those nominated.

I hope that.

> I'm a bit confused because I already see your name on the ambassador
> mentor list. Have you not been approved already?
> 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors_Join_choose_a_mentor

That I have added myself to the list. It's a step I see in NewMentors
wiki page [2]. Is that correct?

> > I also applying to join into the Mentor group as described on wiki
> > [1].
> > Which other things I need to be done more?
> 
> Generally you just need to wait until you are asked to help.

Thanks, I will start with the first request from a Vietnamese FOSS
activist who would like to join with us.

[1] http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-12-24/apac.2011-12-24-04.00.html
[2] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Mentors/NewMentors

Kind regards, 
Tuan 


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