[Ambassadors] fedora council: heads up, ambassadors :)

Andrew Ward award3535 at tds.net
Fri Oct 10 00:54:05 UTC 2014

I would second that nomination!

On 10/09/2014 07:27 PM, inode0 wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 2:32 PM, Matthew Miller <mattdm at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> One particular thing of note is that Outreach is much larger in scope than
>> Ambassadors has traditionally been defined. This doesn't mean we're putting
>> those other areas of under the _rule_ of the ambassadors' steering
>> committee, but we would like someone who can also help _represent_ those
>> concerns and act as a bridge. I was particuarly struck by Christoph
>> Wickert's "Advocating Fedora.next talk at Flock *, where he talked about
>> getting the project message down into the on-the-ground ambassadors and out,
>> and I've had talks with others (hi there, Andrew!) about how disconnected
>> it can feel right now, so hopefully this will help.  And not just in one
>> direction — this is an important conduit for getting real-world feedback and
>> user experience back into the project.
> I know we are a ways away still from selecting an Outreach
> Representative but I can't stop myself from saying I heartily endorse
> Christoph Wickert for this position if he is willing to serve.
> Christoph was instrumental in moving Project governance in this
> direction and while the form the Council has taken isn't exactly how
> he envisioned it I think we will benefit from his continued
> participation on the Council both in terms of his broad contributions
> and experience in both the technical and outreach areas of our
> community and from his commitment to creating a more effective
> governance and leadership body.
> I honestly don't know anyone I would rather have representing me on the Council.
> John
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