[Ambassadors] NA Ambassadors Meeting 2008-08-06 Meeting Summary

Francesco Ugolini fugolini at fedoraproject.org
Wed Aug 6 17:03:41 UTC 2008

On Wed, 6 Aug 2008, inode0 wrote:

> Clint Savage led the meeting.
> * News from FAmSCo - Jeffrey Tadlock, Q3 budget report and guidelines
> for documenting activities discussed.
> * Fedora outreach in the academic community - Jack Aboutboul, overview
> of plans for how Fedora can increase its presence and impact at high
> school and college campuses. Lively discussion with interrupted flow
> due to network issues. Jack will submit a more detailed report to this
> list soon to fill in some gaps. Jack has a bold vision of how to
> proceed and we'll need to fully understand that vision in order to
> most effectively mesh our efforts into it. More discussion will occur
> on list about this subject.
> * NA Goal review and reporting as it relates to events and activities
> - David Nalley, discussion of ways to organize goals and better track
> progress including promotion of "events" both large and small as well
> as recruitment of ambassadors and other contributors to the project.
> Grappling with the notion of an active ambassador and whether such a
> notion is useful. The role of an ambassador is very broad and Fedora
> can be promoted in so many ways this notion turns out to be difficult
> to pin down. But it is very important to have ways to track what
> ambassadors do at least at a high level so progress can be evaluated
> and funding can be directed to appropriate need areas.
> * Events in NA - Karsten Wade reported about Lindependence, some brief
> discussion of other events, and planning for UTOSC. Some final
> discussion about the future of event planning being directed through
> the NA regional + FAMSCo process closed the meeting.
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Thanks for the report, it will be precious for tomorrow FAmSCo meeting.


Francesco Ugolini

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