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= North American Ambassadors =
 
  
Welcome to the North American Ambassadors page.  We're working hard to make this page our central point for all NA Ambassadors.  If you are interested in further participating in the Fedora project as an ambassador, we'd love to have you on board.
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Welcome to the Fedora Ambassadors of North America (FAmNA) page.  
  
Currently, we're building a list of active [[Ambassadors/NA/Active|North American ambassadors]].  If you interested in helping us, feel free to add your name.
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FAmNA is a collection of folks from the United States and Canada who share the Fedora message with others throughout North America.
  
We also have a [[Ambassadors/NorthAmerica/WDP|Ambassador Growth Plan]] (we call it the world domination plan) with quantifiable goals.  Feel free to peruse this as well.
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== What you should know about Fedora ==
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* The [[Overview|overview]] explains Fedora's mission and core values.
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* [[Foundations|Four Foundations]]; Freedom, Friends, Features and First.
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** Please read about how these foundations integrate into our culture, community and values.
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* Fedora [[Marketing/TalkingPoints|Talking Points]]
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** Very useful discussion points when folks ask what is in Fedora.
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* Fedora's largest sponsor is [http://redhat.com Red Hat].
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** Most community members are not employees of Red Hat.
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** Fedora is the upstream of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and other distributions.
  
== Meeting Times ==
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== FAmNA events ==
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The [[Events|Fedora Events]] page has a full listing of events where all regions list their upcoming events.  This goes for FAmNA members too.  If you are an ambassador and would like to hold an event, big or small, it '''should''' go on the Events page.  The benefit of this is that we can track how many events each region has and how to plan for the same quarters in upcoming years.
  
North American ambassadors meet on irc.freenode.net, #fedora-meeting, every Tuesday at 9pm Eastern US time.
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[[Events|Add an Event]]
  
== Assigned Tasks ==
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== Get SWAG for Your Event ==
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| '''Task Name''' || '''Owner''' || '''Priority''' || '''Target Date''' || '''Status/Notes'''
 
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| Contacting local NA ambassadors || DavidNalley, ClintSavage, JohnRose || 1 || update on 8/5 || The goal is to get a good current list of who's active and who isn't.  We will mark those who respond as "active" and inactive members will be removed / "retired" in 60 days.
 
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| Toolkit and EventBox || ClintSavage, DavidNalley || 1 || update on 8/5 || We need a clear proposal.  What, exactly, is a toolkit?  What, exactly, is an EventBox?  We need closure on this issue so that we can (a) figure out funds required and (b) consult FAMSCO.
 
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| Event kit transfer policy || ClintSavage || 1 || update on 8/5 || We need to document the policy for moving banners, etc. from event to event.
 
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| Move CDs to on-disk<br />Discuss with FAMSCo || JeffreyTadlock || 1 || update on 7/29 || FAMSCo buy-in is necessary to obtain this capability to <br />simplify ordering of Fedora CDs within the budget
 
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| Fedora Ambassadors Day || JeffreyTadlock || 1 || update on 8/5 || More discussion on-list required
 
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| musts/coulds/shoulds || DavidNalley || 1 || update on 8/5 || As potential duties for NA Ambassadors grow, we will keep a list of things that ambassadors MUST do, SHOULD do, and COULD do.  DavidNalley will take a first pass. [[Ambassadors/NorthAmerica/Expectations|First draft]]
 
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== Completed Tasks ==
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FAmNA will happily provide approved ambassadors with resources to share Fedora with people at events or just in their area. FAmNA provides several items that can be handed out, these include:
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* Live/Install Media
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* T-shirts
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* Stickers, Buttons, Tattoos, etc.
| Create the tasks page for NA Ambassadors || GregDeKoenigsberg || 1 || 7/21 || Look!  I d00d it!
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To get an [[Ambassador_Kit|Ambassador Kit]] for ad hoc events or other SWAG to give away at events, visit the [https://pagure.io/ambassadors-na/tasks/issues ambassadors-na "issues" (requests) under Pagure.] You ''must'' have a [[Account_System|Fedora Account]] to create a request.
| Ambassador polos for NA || PascalCalarco || 1 || 7/14 || 15 polos ordered for 11 NA Ambassadors; delivery should be complete 7/22
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== FAmNA Meetings ==
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North American ambassadors meet on irc.freenode.net, #fedora-meeting, on each Thursday at 9pm Eastern US time.
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See upcoming [[Ambassadors/Meetings|meetings]] and past [[Ambassadors/Meetings#Meeting_Minutes|meeting minutes]].
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=== Tasks ===
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During meetings, tasks are assigned to individuals willing to complete work.  Usually, this is simple stuff like announcing an event on mailing lists, blogging about something cool, etc.  However, we do have more lengthy tasks as well.  Tasks are now tracked on the [http://fedorahosted.org/famna/ FAmNA Trac].
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Welcome to the Fedora Ambassadors of North America (FAmNA) page.

FAmNA is a collection of folks from the United States and Canada who share the Fedora message with others throughout North America.

What you should know about Fedora

  • The overview explains Fedora's mission and core values.
  • Four Foundations; Freedom, Friends, Features and First.
    • Please read about how these foundations integrate into our culture, community and values.
  • Fedora Talking Points
    • Very useful discussion points when folks ask what is in Fedora.
  • Fedora's largest sponsor is Red Hat.
    • Most community members are not employees of Red Hat.
    • Fedora is the upstream of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and other distributions.

FAmNA events

The Fedora Events page has a full listing of events where all regions list their upcoming events. This goes for FAmNA members too. If you are an ambassador and would like to hold an event, big or small, it should go on the Events page. The benefit of this is that we can track how many events each region has and how to plan for the same quarters in upcoming years.

Add an Event

Get SWAG for Your Event

FAmNA will happily provide approved ambassadors with resources to share Fedora with people at events or just in their area. FAmNA provides several items that can be handed out, these include:

  • Live/Install Media
  • T-shirts
  • Stickers, Buttons, Tattoos, etc.

To get an Ambassador Kit for ad hoc events or other SWAG to give away at events, visit the ambassadors-na "issues" (requests) under Pagure. You must have a Fedora Account to create a request.

FAmNA Meetings

North American ambassadors meet on irc.freenode.net, #fedora-meeting, on each Thursday at 9pm Eastern US time. See upcoming meetings and past meeting minutes.

Tasks

During meetings, tasks are assigned to individuals willing to complete work. Usually, this is simple stuff like announcing an event on mailing lists, blogging about something cool, etc. However, we do have more lengthy tasks as well. Tasks are now tracked on the FAmNA Trac.