[Ambassadors] next EMEA Ambassadors IRC meeting

Pierros Papadeas ppapadeas at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 18:01:51 UTC 2009

Sorry for the follow-up :)

I created the next meeting's page [1]
and updated the generic meeting page [2]
just to have something for starters :)

[1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors/Meetings/2009-07-22
[2] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors/Meetings#Next_Meeting


On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 8:49 PM, Pierros Papadeas<ppapadeas at gmail.com> wrote:
> I could handle the next EMEA meeting. I am saying it, because no one
> volunteered :) and I think it is quite important to be done.
> Is there already an agenda? Shall we keep up with the every-other-week
> schedule and make this an thematic one?
> Pierros
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 3:46 PM, Max Spevack<mspevack at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've been organizing the EMEA Ambassadors IRC meetings for a while now, and
>> while I am certainly going to continue to attend them, I wonder if perhaps
>> someone else within our EMEA community would like to take a turn at putting
>> together the agendas and leading the meetings.
>> We're due to have our next one pretty soon (probably should be next
>> Wednesday) but I will be in the USA all next week and unable to attend that
>> meeting.
>> Seems like it might be a good time to let a volunteer in the community step
>> up and take charge.
>> These meetings represent an opportunity to have our Ambassadors across the
>> region stay in communication with each other, discuss budget issues and
>> resource issues, and also coordinate their efforts, so that we can feel like
>> a larger team and not a few pockets of people in different countries.
>> Anyone want to step up and make next week's meeting happen?
>> There have also been a few requests to hold EMEA meetings every-other-week
>> -- one meeting per month focusing on events and logistics, and the other
>> focusing on one specific question or project that is important to the
>> region.
>> It's obvious that I haven't had the time to make that happen, but with some
>> community leadership from Ambassadors who have things they would like to
>> discuss, it easily could.
>> It's important to me to make sure that we continue to keep our core group of
>> EMEA ambassadors strong, while also growing new leadership and contributions
>> throughout this very large region.
>> In Egypt, for example, we've got a growing team of Ambassadors who are doing
>> fantastic work, and I hope we can include them in our EMEA meetings and
>> discussions more than we have in the past (which has just been me sending
>> them resources).  I'd like to cut myself out as the middle man and continue
>> to grow a team of volunteers in the region who are all helping each other
>> out.
>> Thanks,
>> Max
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