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This section covers the news surrounding the Fedora Ambassadors Project[1].

Contributing Writer: Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay

Welcome New Ambassadors

This week the Fedora Ambassadors Project had a new member joining.

Cheng-Chia Tseng from the Taiwan mentored by Caius Chance

Summary of traffic on Ambassadors mailing list

Caius Chance looked into [1] the possibility of organizing the FAD at the Brisbane office of Red Hat

Gerard Braad posted [2] information about the LCA 2011 and FAD Brisbane [3] in light of the flooding at the city.

Caius Chance followed up [4] with details about the new venue at the Brisbane Square Library

Igor Pires Soares supported the need [5] for guiding a new contributor in a 'straightforward proactive way' and informed that FAmSCo desires to host Townhalls during the years at different timezones.

Ankur Sinha solicited participation and interest [6] in a Remote Mini Wiki Editing FAD [7] following up on the achievements of the previous FAD [8]

Ankur Sinha requested comments [9] on the Fedora media distribution process draft

Gent Thaçi expressed concern [10] over obtaining a visa in time to attend FOSDEM. The thread [11] has helpful suggestions and inputs from fellow Ambassadors.

Igor Pires Soares posted [12] a link to the new Ambassador FAQ [13] and informed about work being done on an Ambassador SOP

posted [14] Meeting notes [15] for APAC meeting on 2011-01-29

Nicu Buculei proposed a photowalk during FOSDEM [16] and requested interested participants to get in touch with him.

Summary of events reported on Ambassadors mailing list

Couret Charles-Antoin reported [1] on the JM2L event [2] organized on 2010-11-27

Summary of traffic on FAmSCo mailing list

Pierros Papadeas posted [1] Meeting Minutes for FAmSCo meeting on 2011-01-22 [2] along with the updated agenda [3]

Gerard Braad expressed concern [4] over two FAmSCo-APAC tickets [5] [6] which had to be closed with WONTFIX due to slipping of time. Caius Chance added [7] some additional questions around the fund approval process. Larry Cafiero informed [8] the specific item was a point of discussion with Max Spevack during FUDCon and would report back post the discussion.

Larry Cafiero posted [9] agenda [10] for the FAmSCo meeting on 2011-01-29. Pierros Papadeas followed up [11] with the Meeting Minutes [12] and a link to the new FAQ [13]

Gerard Braad suggested [14] more participation on the Mentors mailing list and that this be added to the agenda of the next meeting. Pierros Papadeas clarified [15] about this list being not specifically aimed at Ambassador Mentors