[EMS Discuss] NOMINATION - Rick Osgood

Benjamin Hallert EMAIL HIDDEN
Tue Nov 26 16:01:20 PST 2013


Thank you for all the hard work you've put into helping get the EMS established and running. Your contributions over the years have been appreciated, and I look forward to hearing and seeing some of these cool projects that you will now have the time for. :-)


- Ben

On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 3:57 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>

> I accepted my board nomination last month but I decided to bow out for this
> year last minute.  If you notice that I am not listed on the voting page,
> that's why.
> I've been working on EMS for a little over three years now.  Before that I
> lived in Arizona and I spent two years starting and running HeatSync Labs
> hackerspace there.  That's five years in a row serving on a hackerspace
> board of one kind or another.  I do enjoy the position and feeling like I'm
> helping to accomplish something great, but I've got some other personal
> projects I really need to focus on right now.  There just isn't enough time
> in the day for me to be able to do all of the things I want to do and not
> burn myself out.
> As a result, I've decided to take a step back and let some other people run
> EMS for a while.  I think it will be good for the group to have some new
> blood on the board.  Newer members who may have a greater level of
> enthusiasm and more time than I have available to dedicate to EMS right
> now.  We have a lot of good people in our community and I think they
> deserve a chance to help push EMS to the next level.  I'm still going to be
> an active member of course, and I still intend to volunteer time, money,
> etc when I can.  I just need to get away from the obligation that comes
> with being a board member for a bit while I focus on other things.  I'll
> see about running again next year when the time comes.
> Thanks for allowing me to serve as a board member for the last two years!
> Rick
> On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 11:54 AM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
>> I accept my nomination.
>> On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 4:06 PM, Ellery Weber <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
>>> I'll second Rick.
>>> On Oct 22, 2013 2:53 PM, "Mr. Clif" <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>>> Hi Gang,
>>>> Well lets get this started. :-)
>>>> I nominate Rick to serve on the EMS board.
>>>>     Clif
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