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Re: W3C membership and Director have approved the re-charter of the WCAG Working Group

From: Denis Boudreau (gmail) <dboudreau01@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2017 12:25:50 -0500
Cc: Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <084A095A-4FD0-4E43-8EDE-4412A6558B39@gmail.com>
To: "Frank M. Palinkas" <fmpalinkas@gmail.com>
This is awesome, yes. Thanks to all of pushed it this far. :)

I, too, would love to get involved. I will look with my AC rep to figure out the process.


/Denis


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> On Jan 27, 2017, at 12:10, Frank M. Palinkas <fmpalinkas@gmail.com> wrote:
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> Done! Thanks, Katie! This is great news for Accessibility!
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> I will represent myself as an invited expert if you find me suitable. 
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> The company I am working with has lost its startup investment funding and is in the process of closing down. 
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> I am currently looking for another job opportunity. My best regards to all.
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> Kind regards,
> 
> Frank M. Palinkas
> Director, Technical Communications
> Betcade, LLC, San Mateo, CA
> Mobile: +1 650 248 5315
> Web page: https://github.com/fmpalinkas/web-accessibility-tutorials/wiki <https://github.com/fmpalinkas/web-accessibility-tutorials/wiki>
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 7:56 AM, Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com <mailto:ryladog@gmail.com>> wrote:
> Dear WAI Interest Group,
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> Great news for Accessibility: the W3C membership and our Director, Tim Berners-Lee, have approved the re-charter of the WCAG Working Group!
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> However, under the new charter our name has officially changed. We are now the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group or AGWG...:-)
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> Please consider having your organization join the W3C and the new AGWG. The W3C has put out a Call for Participation in AGWG. We need all the expert help we can get building WCAG 2.1, and improving our resource docs and techniques.
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> Please see the following information about how to join the group: https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/participation <https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/participation>
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> Our new public home page is at: https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/ <https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/>  
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> Happy Friday!
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> Katie Haritos-Shea 
> Principal ICT Accessibility Architect
> Chair, W3C WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) Interest Group (@w3c_wai <https://twitter.com/w3c_wai>)
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