[openstack-dev] [Documentation] PTL Candidacy

Elizabeth K. Joseph lyz at princessleia.com
Tue Apr 7 15:52:37 UTC 2015


On Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 2:42 PM, Lana Brindley
<openstack at lanabrindley.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am announcing my candidacy for Documentation PTL.
> I have been contributing to the OpenStack documentation project since 2013,
> and have been a core contributor since early 2014. During that time I have
> been supporting and promoting the OpenStack documentation community in the
> southern hemisphere, through the implementation and running of regular APAC
> documentation meetings. These are designed to alternate with the US-timed
> meetings, and provide a forum for people in the Asia-Pacific region to be
> able to collaborate during a suitable time slot. I have also been actively
> coordinating Australia-based meet ups and documentation swarms. Some of you
> might have met me at the Paris Summit, where Anne and I gave a talk about
> working in an enterprise environment with an upstream[1].
> I am employed by Rackspace, and I work from my home in Brisbane, Australia.
> My job title is officially "Senior Manager, Information Development", but
> what that really means is that I look after a team of fantastic writers in
> Australia and the United States, all of whom are OpenStack ATCs. I have been
> managing documentation teams in some capacity for nearly five years, and
> I've been a technical writer for a decade, but (like most writers) I've been
> writing all of my life.
> Over the past year or so I have been working closely with Anne, seeing the
> amazing things she has done (and continues to do) with this group. If
> elected as PTL, I intend to continue that close relationship, and build on
> what she has already achieved. We need to continue the RST conversion, and
> move closer to an Every Page is Page One-style delivery mechanism. I also
> want to keep a focus on information architecture as a whole, and making sure
> that we're delivering documentation that our readers can really use. I would
> also like to work towards a more effective collaboration with our corporate
> contributors: giving them greater access to documentation that they can use
> as a base for their own products, and enabling them to more easily give back
> to our upstream community.
> I'd love to have your support for the PTL role, I'm looking forward to being
> able to better serve this community, and continue to see it grow and
> flourish.
> Thanks,
> Lana
> 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hWdD2t43JY
> Lana Brindley
> Technical Writer
> Rackspace Cloud Builders Australia
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Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph || Lyz || pleia2

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