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Re: [Ambassadors] Thank you



On 12/19/2009 12:44 PM, Francesco Ugolini wrote:
> Hi fellow Ambassadors,
>
> It’s time for me to let other people inject new and fresh ideas into FAmSCo!
>
> I had the honor to serve as FAmSCo member for the past three years,
> two of them as Chair. I worked with marvelous people, ready to give
> the right advices at the right time. I had the opportunity to
> coordinate the work done by Ambassadors all over the world, and manage
> the transition from a centralized model to a regional one.
> I have been seeing the project growing fast, from 60 Ambassadors, in
> the early 2006, to 700, up to now. I have met great people, whoever
> they were Ambassadors or community members.
>
> We have faced many challenges and, all together, we have been able to
> transform them in a success for the whole project.
>
> I could spend hours talking about what was done in the past. Today,
> however, I want to write about the future.
>
> >From a personal side, I'll  be an Ambassador. I'll organize or join
> events, working with the other EMEA Ambassadors to spread Fedora in
> all the European, African and Middle East countries.
>
> As former FAmSCo member, if the upcoming FAmSCo accept it, I will be
> pleased to share my experience.
>
> >From a project perspective, my advice to the new FAmSCo is: stay in
> touch with Ambassadors, focus on simple but effective things and be a
> point of reference for everyone. When it's needed, fly high. The past
> experience has demonstrated that great ideas could become a success.
> Even if we come from a region, keep in mind that being a FAmSCo member
> means being the representative of all Ambassadors, from the nearest to
> the furthest one.
>
> To all Ambassadors: i can only suggest you to keep doing what you are
> doing. Stay in touch with people, be as simple as smart when you join
> or organize events. Remember: you represent Fedora and its community,
> from packagers to translators. Be yourself and people will like you
> and, consequently, Fedora.
>
> This is my last act as FAmSCo chair. I wanted to be brief, but I hope
> my words could give what I learned, and what it really matters to me.
>
> Tomorrow, as an Ambassador, I promise I'll do my best to keep high the
> name of Ambassadors.
>
> Thanks Joerg, Susmit, Max, David, Thomas and Rodrigo for your great
> work as FAmSCo members and, surely, for being loyal friends. Thanks to
> all the former FAmSCo member who served with me in the past, and all
> the Ambassadors who I have been in touch with, and have supported me.
>
> Good luck to the new members, the newbie and the confirmed ones. I’m
> sure you’ll do an excellent job.
>
> Thank you.
>
> Today I'm really proud to be a Fedora Ambassador!
>   

I'm happy you return full-time to the ambassadors activities, because
I'm sure It'll be an improvement in our community but at the same time I
would like to have you here in the FAmSCo. :)

Thank you
Luca


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