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[board-discuss] Re: Declaration of candidacy for the board


Dear TDF-members,

even that a lot of you know me in the one or other role mentioned in my
candidacy below,
if there are any questions or messages to me about the candidacy for the
board
please do not hesitate to ask it here or in private mail, can't
guarantee to answer
promt but will do my very best.

Thanks and have a nice week

Lothar

Am 25.10.2019 um 11:14 schrieb Lothar K. Becker:
> Dear TDF-members,
>
> I hereby declare my candidacy for the board.
>
> This is a logical consequence - I think - of my long-term contributions
> to the project. A lot of you know me
> as owner of .riess applications, which was the first partner of Sun for
> doing migration business with
> StarOffice/OpenOffice nearly 20 years ago.
>
> You might also know me from my contributions with activities for the
> national and international ecosystem,
> developing the certification process for LibreOffice professionals with
> others, where I nowadays serve as
> volunteer co-chair of the certification committee.
>
> This gives me the chance to give something back for a lot of things I
> got out of this project. It‘s not just in the
> sense of making business, but in the sense of experiencing a healthy and
> powerful community of an open
> source project. As I'm also engaged in the German-based Open Source
> Business Alliance as speaker of the
> working group of public affairs and co-speaker of the working group for
> interoperability, there are a lot of
> topics where I can leverage each engagement through the other in the
> interest of all.
>
> Helping and driving activities in the sense of growing local communities
> internationally (India, Africa, Asia,
> as well as European communities for recovering) and activating more
> exchange of ideas between the
> community and the board are some of the challenges I see for the next
> board period.
>
> That is what you could expect from me as a board member of one of the
> greatest open source projects in
> the world, which I want to help growing and getting better every day. If
> you also see the importance of these
> for lasting healthy next years of TDF, please give me your vote.
>
> My full name: Lothar K. Becker
>
> E-Mail: lothar.becker@riess-app.de
>
> Affiliation: .riess applications gmbh
>
> 75 word statement:
>
> I‘ve been with LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org for nearly 20 years. One of my
> most important experiences is that
> it is of highest priority to have a good balance between developers and
> non-developers, affiliated and volunteers,
> national and international groups as well as transparency between board
> and community. I praise diversity,
> openness and working together. I always aim to bridge between these
> angles, especially as I'm sometimes
> more or less part of such an angle.
>
> Best regards,
> Lothar
>
--
Lothar Becker - CoChair of the LibreOffice TDF Certification Committee
email lothar.becker@libreoffice.org
hangout lothar.becker@riess-app.de - skype lothar.becker (Karlsruhe)



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