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Re: [eclipse.org-architecture-council] Nomination of Linda Chan for the Architecture Council

+1

This will be a great chance for Linda to bring her experience to the
wider Eclipse community through the AC.

-- John

On Wed, 2008-11-05 at 11:50 -0700, brian.fitzpatrick@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Hi all... 
>  
> After getting the great feedback from Mike M & Martin on what it takes
> to nominate someone for the Architecture Council, I'd like to nominate
> Linda Chan as a potential candidate for the EAC. 
> 
> Linda leads theOpen DataAccess development in the DTP Connectivity
> sub-project, as well as serve on the PMC since DTP started, and works
> for Actuate Corporation.  She also serves as the DTP Incubator project
> lead. 
> 
> Through the last few years, she's been instrumental in helping
> shepherd the Data Tools Platformproject from its inception to where we
> are today. She always has the best interests of not only DTP in mind,
> but the DTP and BIRT communities as well, making sure that changes we
> make a) make sense and b) add value. 
> 
> She is not afraid to speak her mind on topics affecting not only
> coding in DTP, but policies and procedures as well. She often brings
> up points of view that quite frankly didn't occur to me or other
> members of the DTP PMC, which is nearly always refreshing. 
> 
>   
> Over the last year, she's been mentoring the Ecore-ODA project in the
> DTP Incubator and we've seen it grow not only technologically, but by
> leaps and bounds in the community. She was instrumental in helping the
> developers working on the project get their feet pointed in the right
> direction. 
> 
>   
> As such, I think her technological chops, community-driven mindset and
> mentoring skills would make her a great candidate for the AC. With the
> AC taking more of an active "steering committee" approach now in terms
> of mentorship, providing solid examples, and helping guide policies
> and procedures where necessary, Linda would fit right in and be
> willing to contribute immediately to the broader Eclipse community. 
> 
>   
> Please vote for recommending Linda Chan to Mike as a new EAC member. 
> +1 from Brian Fitzpatrick 
>  
> Thanks! 
> --Fitz 
> 
> Brian Fitzpatrick
> Eclipse Data Tools Platform PMC Chair
> Eclipse Data Tools Platform Connectivity Team Lead
> Staff Software Engineer, Sybase, Inc.
> 
> 
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