[foundation-board] Leaving the OKFN board
becky.hogge at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 10:09:34 UTC 2012
Huge thanks for your stellar contribution to the OKFN board over the years.
Your hard work and legal expertise has made a significant contribution to
OKFN's ability to grow the way it has, and what's more it's been a joy
working with you.
I'm really sad to see you go, but comforted at least in part by the fact
that the Board's loss is the wider movement's gain.
All best wishes, and thanks again,
On 14 August 2012 06:34, Jordan S Hatcher <jordan.hatcher at okfn.org> wrote:
> Hi everyone
> The OKFN has grown tremendously over the past few years. It is now a
> global force for open knowledge, and much bigger than when I joined in
> 2009! After over 8 years of non-profit work on open licensing issues, first
> with CC Scotland and then with Open Data Commons and then the past 3 years
> with the OKFN, it's been quite a fun and enjoyable ride. As the OKFN has
> scaled, so has my work and home commitments, and so it is with some sadness
> that I must move on from my role as a board member.
> I'll be attending our next meeting (in September) and if there's a need, I
> can attend the December meeting.
> I'm hoping that this change will allow me to concentrate on other ways to
> contribute to Open Knowledge, such as through the Open Data Commons project
> and being more active on our mailing lists and events from time to time.
> With the growth in the organisation comes a growth in the board, and it's
> great to be leaving with such a strong board in place. I've really enjoyed
> working with each and every one of you during my time on the board. I'd be
> more than happy to help where I can in the future with advice or a chat.
> So long and thanks for all the fish.
> jordan at jordanhatcher.com
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> foundation-board at lists.okfn.org
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