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** We need to improve mentoring to teach new ambassadors how to organize and use Fedora resources
 
** We need to improve mentoring to teach new ambassadors how to organize and use Fedora resources
 
** FAD to improve Latam contribution to Fedora.  
 
** FAD to improve Latam contribution to Fedora.  
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== [[User:Elad|Elad Alassa]] (elad) ==
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===Introduction===
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* '''Please briefly describe your history with Fedora.'''
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** Started using Linux around 4 years ago, Fedora was my first distribution of choice and I found it better than any other.
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** I'm a packager, translator, designer, website team member and ambassador. Apart from that I also triage bugs with my free time, submit patches to upstream projects now and then, and I try to make Fedora as easy to use as possible, wherever I can influence that.
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* '''Why do you want to be a member of FAmSCo?'''
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** I want Fedora to be better, and to do that we need good collaboration between the different teams in the project and make sure everything will run as smoothly as possible. I hope that by being a member of FAmSCo I could help achieve this goal.
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* '''What is the proper role for FAmSCo in a global project like Ambassadors?'''
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** Coordinate the different groups and make sure everything is running as smoothly as possible.
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* '''What are your particular goals related to FAmSCo?'''
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** Make it easier for new ambassadors to join, mostly by making more responsible people sponsors, so that the waiting time to get sponsored into the Ambassadors project will be lower.
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* '''What would you change about the way Ambassadors is run?'''
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** Mostly, I would like to have a Fedora Events web app for ambassadors to use to organize events (incl. swag and budget requests, list of volunteers, and information for users).
  
 
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Revision as of 14:14, 13 November 2012

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We're OPEN!
The nomination period is in progress!


The following elections will take place in November/December 2012:

All dates and times noted are UTC time.

Contents

FAmSCo elections November/December 2012

Current members of FamSCo are:

As per the FAmSCo_election_rules, these members finish their term and their seats are up for re-election:


For the last election, please see FAmSCo elections May/June 2012

Candidates must be a member of the Ambassadors group in the Fedora Accounts System. This helps ensure that FAmSCo members have some experience with the processes of Fedora Ambassadors, but still allows relatively new contributors to sit on FAmSCo and bring fresh ideas to the table.

Ambassadors will be following the Fedora election timeline.

You may self-nominate. If you wish to nominate someone else, please consult with that person ahead of time.

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Eligible Voters
Voting eligibility is determined by a community member's Fedora Account System (FAS) memberships.

To vote for FAmSCo you must have cla_done + one other "non-cla" group in FAS.

Candidate template

Introduction

  • Please briefly describe your history with Fedora.
  • Why do you want to be a member of FAmSCo?
  • What is the proper role for FAmSCo in a global project like Ambassadors?
  • What are your particular goals related to FAmSCo?
  • What would you change about the way Ambassadors is run?

Questionnaire

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Candidates

Truong Anh Tuan (tuanta)

Introduction

  • Please briefly describe your history with Fedora:
    • Fedora User since the first Fedora Core released (Red Hat Linux user, before that).
    • Fedora Contributor since 2009.
    • Initialized and maintained the first Fedora mirror in Vietnam: http://virror.hanoilug.org/#fedora since 2009.
    • Organized a lot of Fedora Release Parties around the country since Fedora 11 (that's also one of three best Fedora 11 release parties worldwide: http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-ambassadors-list/2009-August/msg00151.html).
    • Founded Fedora Vietnam community with dedicated community website and mailing list since 2010.
    • Co-chaired/Co-organized Fedora Ambassadors APAC bi-weekly meeting since 2010.
    • Fedora package maintainer for two years.
    • Present Fedora at a lot of FOSS and Tech events.
  • What is the proper role for FAmSCo in a global project like Ambassadors?:
    • Coordinate ambassadors in regions and countries.
    • Support ambassadors to run their own events and other activities.
    • Coordinate with Fedora leadership and CommArch for budget and reimbursement.
  • What are your particular goals related to FAmSCo?:
    • Connect ambassadors among countries and regions better; support local ambassadors to make regional meetings more effective (e.g. more people involved, more effective discussions, faster from thoughts to actions, etc.).
    • Make budget budget/fund review, approval, usage and reimbursement faster and more effective.
  • What would you change about the way Ambassadors is run?:
    • Run more FADs, Fedora release parties, etc. to introduce more about Fedora to people and to share knowledge and experience among Fedora users and contributors as well.

Alejandro Pérez (Aeperezt)

Introduction

  • Please briefly describe your history with Fedora:
    • Fedora User since Fedora Core , Linux User since 1994, Slackware, Red Hat and others
    • Fedora Contributor since 2009
    • Organize Fedora Panama Community
    • Fedora Translator
    • Fedora Packager
    • Ruby SIG
    • FudCon Panama main organizer 2011
    • Member of Floss-pa, Panamá foss community
  • What are your particular goals related to FAmSCo?:
    • Improve swags distribution on Latam
    • Organize a budged and it uses in Latam
    • Make budget distribution on Latam reach all ambassador that need it
    • Collaborate with other regions, share experience and learn from them
  • What would you change about the way Ambassadors is run?:
    • We need to improve mentoring to teach new ambassadors how to organize and use Fedora resources
    • FAD to improve Latam contribution to Fedora.

Elad Alassa (elad)

Introduction

  • Please briefly describe your history with Fedora.
    • Started using Linux around 4 years ago, Fedora was my first distribution of choice and I found it better than any other.
    • I'm a packager, translator, designer, website team member and ambassador. Apart from that I also triage bugs with my free time, submit patches to upstream projects now and then, and I try to make Fedora as easy to use as possible, wherever I can influence that.
  • Why do you want to be a member of FAmSCo?
    • I want Fedora to be better, and to do that we need good collaboration between the different teams in the project and make sure everything will run as smoothly as possible. I hope that by being a member of FAmSCo I could help achieve this goal.
  • What is the proper role for FAmSCo in a global project like Ambassadors?
    • Coordinate the different groups and make sure everything is running as smoothly as possible.
  • What are your particular goals related to FAmSCo?
    • Make it easier for new ambassadors to join, mostly by making more responsible people sponsors, so that the waiting time to get sponsored into the Ambassadors project will be lower.
  • What would you change about the way Ambassadors is run?
    • Mostly, I would like to have a Fedora Events web app for ambassadors to use to organize events (incl. swag and budget requests, list of volunteers, and information for users).