It would be good to see more people from the Oceania region visible in the international OSGeo organisation.
If you have been actively contributing to OSGeo activities in the last year in the same forums as me, and you intend to continue to do so, then I'd be happy to nominate you for OSGeo charter membership. I'll need to vouch for you, so I'll be checking back over my archived emails to confirm your activities. And please help me out by providing a concise paragraph summarising what OSGeo activities you have been up to.
This year OSGeo elections  will start tomorrow on Sep. 23, 2019, with
the nomination period for new Charter Members.
The nomination period for Charter Members will be open for the next four
weeks, as stated in the Charter Membership process . Candidate
review and voting will follow through our electronic voting system.
Charter member nomination period starts: Sep. 23, 2019
Charter member nomination period ends: Oct. 20, 2019
Charter member candidate review and voting period starts: Oct. 21, 2019
Charter member candidate review and voting period ends: Oct. 27, 2019
You can see the progress of the nominations on .
Please, send your nomination to [hidden email] (not to this list) with
the following information:
Nominating person: <your name>
Nominating e-mail: <your e-mail>
Nominating profile page: <your profile page in the OSGeo website>
Nominee name: <nominee's name(s)>
Nominee last name: <nominee's last name(s)>
Nominee e-mail: <nominee e-mail>
Nominee country: <nominee country at time of nomination>
Nominee wiki page (optional): <nominee wiki page in the OSGeo wiki>
Nominee profile page: <nominee profile page in the OSGeo website>
Nomination statement: <paragraph describing why you are recommending
this person as a Charter Member. Please include details about the
positive attributes of the nominee, as suggested in >
Jorge Gustavo Rocha and Anne Ghisla
(your 2019 OSGeo Elections CRO )