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Re: announcement: Sandro Hawke to replace Jose M. Alonso as W3C eGov Staff Contact

From: Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 12:47:11 +0200
Cc: "eGov IG" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, "Sandro Hawke" <sandro@w3.org>, "Kevin Novak" <kevinnovak@aia.org>
Message-Id: <F487063B-3A48-40AD-BB1B-8DF3B2CC9D6E@w3.org>
To: "Sheridan, John" <John.Sheridan@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk>
_Very_ briefly...

Thanks John and all who sent private messages of support. I really  
really appreciate it. Sad to leave the W3C Team but very happy to stay  
involved :)

-- Jose

ps: for the geeks among you: s/enormous insight and experience/him/ ;)


El 25/08/2009, a las 17:55, Sheridan, John escribió:

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>
> Could I express my thanks to Jose for all the work he has done to  
> get us
> to where we are.
>
> Thankfully we are not losing his enormous insight and experience and  
> I'm
> really delighted he'll be staying with us as a co-chair, as well as  
> some
> hands-on work with open government data in Spain.
>
> Thanks Josema!
>
> John.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jose M. Alonso [mailto:josema@w3.org]
> Sent: 24 August 2009 00:32
> To: eGov IG
> Cc: Sandro Hawke; Sheridan, John; Kevin Novak
> Subject: announcement: Sandro Hawke to replace Jose M. Alonso as W3C
> eGov Staff Contact
>
> Dear group,
>
> As you all know I work at W3C under the W3C Fellows program [1]. I'm
> employed by the CTIC Foundation (Spain) but spend 80% of my time  
> working
> as W3C eGovernment Lead.
>
> My Fellowship is coming to an end before the end of September, a few
> months earlier than originally planned. CTIC needs more of time.  
> This is
> in part due to the success of this group. I'll be managing eGov  
> projects
> at CTIC (for various governments in Spain as a start) that have much  
> to
> do with Open Government Data and other topics we  are working on.
>
> I'm very grateful to CTIC for allowing me to do this job for 2.5 years
> and W3C for being such a great place to work. I have enjoyed this  
> job so
> much that words cannot describe. It also allowed me to meet many many
> amazing people in many countries, including you all.
>
> Chairs and me have been working with W3C Management for the last  
> several
> weeks on the transition. It has been decided that my colleague Sandro
> Hawke [2] will be the new W3C eGov Staff Contact and that a one year
> charter to the Advisory Committee will be proposed. I also expect to
> stay involved in W3C eGov work appointed as the third co-Chair of the
> group. Proposed charter [3] has been changed accordingly.
>
> We are still working on the transition and expect it'll finally happen
> sometime before the end of September. Sandro has already joined the
> group and he's taking gradually on my responsibilities. I let Sandro
> introduce himself in a separate message.
>
> Cheers,
> Jose.
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Recruitment/Fellows
> [2] http://www.w3.org/People/all#sandro
> [3] http://www.w3.org/2009/06/eGov/ig-charter
>
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