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Re: [Ambassadors] Active/Inactive Ambassadors



Sorry Thomas I had to step in and make a statement.
 
160s email on a things that takes you away from your goals is not a positive
use
of time. This is why, I stop going to the meetings, this is why I gave up my
Global Ambassadors' title. By your definition I am inactive, however last month
I gave 2 Linux Install Fests (Fedora being one of the three used) for two
colleges and use Fedora in the operating system class for the College. But, I
no
longer speak as an Ambassador. Spend more time on getting the word out about
Linux and quite wasting time on trivial issues. Like debating over who should
be
a member of the new secret cool special Ambassadors' club or active/inactive
Ambassadors. The rest of this stuff outside of sharing Fedora is just noise.  

REMBER: What are the roles and goal of an Ambassador?

I'll issue this as a goal and challange:
You have 150 ambassadors (active/inactive); I challenge you to get a 150 new
users in April. I'll even lend a hand, I have 7 from my class and 12 from the
first Install Fest. 

--
Cheers,
 
Robert C. Whetsel


  “No I'm not a rocket scientist; I just play one on T.V.”


Quoting Gerold Kassube <gerold lugd org>:

> Hi,
> 
> all concerns, all ideas, all impressions sounds really good; ...
> 
> the only thing, I personally miss is:
> 
> What's the primary goal to have "honored Ambassadors"?
> What's their goals?
> What's the difference between Ambasadors, "recognition awarded
> Ambassadors" and "honored Ambassadors"?
> 
> I totally agree with you that we have to figure out which Ambassadors
> will be active and which one will be passive or no longer active; but I
> don't really understand your intention in another addional "Awarding",
> "Announcing" or however you'll call this ...
> 
> maybe we have to find another "solution" how to find out, who's still
> active and how he's active or no more active.
> On the other hand we have urgendtly to find out WHY this person is no
> more active as Ambassador; do we have here an issue as projects or are
> these personal, subjective issues which let this Ambassadors be
> in-active ...
> 
> Questions over questions ....
> maybe also the one or other idea or issue to think addional :-)
> 
> Regards
> 
> Gerold
> 
> 
> Am Sonntag, den 01.04.2007, 21:11 +0200 schrieb Francesco Ugolini:
> > I know that it isn't an happy discussion but it's necessary to solve
> > this BIG problem: Many ambassadors are inactive both in real world and
> > virtually (M-L, weekly meetings etc...).
> > 
> > I think we have to find a solution and my proposal is this one:
> > 
> > - After a year of inactivity an Ambassador will be marked Inactive (in
> > both personal and global ambassadors pages).
> > 
> > - If he will do anything for six month after he will be marked inactive
> > he/she will be deleted from AccountSystem and Ambassadors Mailing List.
> > 
> > At the moment of the subscription an advice will alert new member of
> > this condition.
> > 
> > The Ambassador that server for two years (or  virtually and really (both
> > are required) the Project will be nominated to be Honored Ambassadors.
> > Naturally only the members chose by FAmSCo will receive this status.
> > 
> > - Every year FAmSCo will nominate no more than 7 Honored Ambassadors
> > from community and 3 from RedHat employers that will feed the requirement.
> > 
> > - The difference with the normal Ambassador is that Honored Ambassadors
> > will be permanent ambassadors.
> > 
> > This is my proposal, now we have to discuss about this one.
> > 
> > Regards
> > 
> > Francesco Ugolini
> -- 
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