[EMS Discuss] NOMINATION - Rick Osgood

Tue Nov 26 16:37:37 PST 2013

Indeed, Rick.  Thank you.

Still, I wish someone had called "no backsies".  :-)


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