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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 couple of new members joining.

Henry from Lithuania mentored by Robert Scheck

Yong Yuan from China mentored by Gerard Braad

Summary of traffic on Ambassadors mailing list

Tom Callaway posted [1] a note [2] about giving away Fedora stickers and case badges for community members who send in a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope (SASE)

David Ramsey informed [3] that the APAC meeting would be on 2011-03-05 with the agenda [4]. He later posted [5] meeting notes [6]

Adam Miller updated [7] the wiki page for Texas Linux Fest 2011 [8] and requested feedback. John Rose pointed out [9] the Event Attendee Sponsorship page [10] which sets the expectations from sponsored attendees

Pascal Calarco informed [11] about the itemized budget for Indiana Linux Fest [12]

Caius Chance posted [13] Minutes of FAmSCo meeting from 2011-03-05 [14]

Joerg Simon informed [15] about the bid for FUDCon Budapest 2011 [16]

Moniruzzaman Monir informed [17] about an upcoming workshop on Fedora 14 desktop at DIU Auditorium, Dhaka, Bangladesh [18]

David Ramsey reminded [19] Ambassadors that name suggestions for Fedora 16 are open till 2011-03-10 [20]

David Ramsey also reminded [21] about the two Fedora 15 Test Days [22]


Summary of events reported on Ambassadors mailing list

No event reports were posted to the Ambassadors mailing list.

Summary of traffic on FAmSCo mailing list

Caius Chance posted [1] about specious fraudulent transactions in reimbursement in the Bangladesh Community. Max Spevack suggested [2] that all sides of the story need to be heard and listened to before an accusation of impropriety. Pierros Papadeas pointed out [3] that this specific thread was "officially halted" until the issue is resolved and addditionally informed that FAmSCo would have a private meeting with all parties.

Max Spevack provided an update [4] about the Budget [5]

Pierros Papadeas proposed [6] re-organizing tasks upon which Rahul Sundaram was working. Gerard Braad suggested [7] about the need to inform FAmSCo about an upcoming busy period so as to coordinate involvement in tasks.

Max Spevack proposed [8] two topics for the EMEA Ambassadors meeting and assigned their ownership to Pierros Papadeas

Neville A. Cross asked [9] about the time for the FAmSCo meeting in conjunction with the time changes associated with DST. The thread [10] includes discussions around a time that is good for FAmSCo members to attend. And further discussions around meeting time occurred on a different thread [11]

Larry Cafiero asked about [12] a possible mistake in months (March in place of April) in the meeting minutes and received confirmation that it was indeed a mistake and the intended month is April.