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From Matt Sicker <boa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Welcome Ralph Goers as the new Apache Logging Chair
Date Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:36:40 GMT
Welcome, Ralph!

On 20 November 2015 at 09:33, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@apache.org>
wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> I was the chair of the Apache Logging Services project for 3 1/2 years.
> Thank you, it was a great time. But it is time to move on. I think it is
> critical for ASF projects to let the Chair role rotate.
>
> At Logging Services, we agreed to discuss the role each year at the time
> of the ASF members meeting. We did that. We will continue to do that (at
> least that's my hope! :)).
>
> The PMC discussed who could fill the role of the Logging Chair, and
> while we have many great people among us, we unanimously voted for Ralph
> Goers.
>
> Ralph wrote the first versions of what became Log4j 2.0. He wrote large
> parts of it until a fantastic community grew around the project. Without
> him and his hard work, we would still be stuck on Log4j 1.x times when
> things didn't look so bright.
> Ralph is not only an experienced developer but also a great teammate and
> knows the Apache way in and out.
>
> Now I am very happy to say he accepted our vote, and the ASF Board
> confirmed him in his role, effective immediately.
>
> Welcome, Ralph! All the best for your new role, and may the force be
> with you!
>
> Cheers,
> Christian
>
> PS: if you are confused by the terms PMC, Chair or whatever, I'd like to
> invite you to read the blog I posted when I became chair:
> http://www.grobmeier.de/hey-i-became-a-vice-president-07072012.html
>
> Or the official docs:
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html
>
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Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com>

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