[Sugar-devel] welcoming the new Sugar Labs oversight board members
vipulgupta2048 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 11:27:13 EST 2018
Thank you for the update, Walter and congratulations to all SLOB members.
It sure is looking up to be a great next year for Sugar Labs.
I will be helping Samson and others in outreach and promotion of Sugar Labs
through workshops and conferences. Looking forward to awesome
Happy Holidays everyone.
On Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 7:03 PM Jaskirat Singh <juskirat2000 at gmail.com>
> Thabks and congratulations to all the new slob.
> On Fri, 21 Dec 2018, 6:55 pm Walter Bender, <walter.bender at gmail.com>
>> I hope everyone is well. We are in a seasonal transition -- winter has
>> begun in the north and summer in the south. I wanted to convey holiday
>> greetings to everyone in the community and also to provide some updates:
>> * We have a new oversight board. Welcome to James Cameron, Alex Perez,
>> and Devin Ulibarri. Lionel Laske and I were reelected to our seats. Claudia
>> Urrea and Samson Goddy will be completing their two-year terms in 2019. I
>> think we have a very strong group, with demonstrable dedication to Sugar
>> Labs and its mission and I look forward to having a very productive (and
>> fun) year.
>> * Many thanks to Adam, Sameer, and Ignacio, all three of whom have
>> dedicated many years of effort to the project and the community. Your
>> contributions are appreciated.
>> * James will be taking over for me as chair of the oversight board
>> meetings -- he runs a much better meeting than I do and I think it will be
>> a change for the better in terms of making us a more efficient
>> organization, able to make more thoughtful decisions more quickly.
>> * James will also be replacing Adam as the Sugar Labs liaison to the
>> Software Freedom Conservancy. I know he will offer a level of
>> professionalism that will hopefully lead to clear and timely communication
>> between our organizations.
>> A few heads up:
>> * Devin and I head to Japan to run some Music Blocks workshops in early
>> January as part of an ongoing effort to reach elementary schools throughout
>> the country. It has been going really well so far and I have high hopes
>> that this little bit of Sugar will be used and enjoyed widely.
>> * Rahul Bothra is helping to organize a new set of landing pages for
>> Google Summer of Code. I anticipate that Sugar Labs will be applying again
>> this year and we are striving to be more organized than in years past.
>> * The winners of the Google Code-in contest will be announce in two weeks
>> by Google. We had some fantastic contributions this year. Thank you for all
>> the help with organizing (Ibiam), mentoring, and participation.
>> Make sure to spend some time with family over these short (or long) days.
>> Walter Bender
>> Sugar Labs
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