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Tue

02

Feb

2016

JUG team seeks new Team Lead
Written by Ruth Cheesley   
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 18:26

The Joomla User Group (JUG) team is a vital part of our community, ensuring that our passionate community members can connect with other people living near them and meet up in-person to share their love for Joomla!.

The JUG Team is looking for a new Team Lead.

The Role Description is: 

  • Organise and chair JUG team meetings

  • Communicate with CLT Liaison

  • Oversee JUG team public communications

  • Organise end-of-term reviews for JUG team members

  • Review listings escalated by the JUG team

  • Ensure updated terms of service and documentation for JUG directory

  • Overall responsibility for JUG team

  • Attendance at Joomla community events where possible

Additionally, normal JUG Member responsibilities apply.  The JUG team lead will also be responsible for appointing and co-ordinating the assistant team lead roles. 

You can find out more about the JUG team and read our previous reports at https://volunteers.joomla.org/working-groups/user-groups-team

If you are interested in applying for the JUG Team Lead role, please fill out the application at http://goo.gl/forms/PeHlU1NJwg.

We have a pretty good team established now so a Team Lead that will be responsive to email, keep on top of new/updated listings and member enquiries will enable the JUG Team to be more involved with outreach and helping JUGs do more.  We're looking forward to hearing from you!

Questions? Email the JUG team at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or email CLT liaison  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

To discuss this blog post, please use the following forum thread: http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=704&t=905459

 

Wed

30

Dec

2015

Thank You Jessica Dunbar!!
Written by Mike Veeckmans   
Wednesday, 30 December 2015 00:00

On 30 December 2015, Jessica Dunbar announced her retirement from the Joomla Project. She has found a new opportunity with Concrete5 as a Technology Evangelist.
Jessica, we wish you all the best and want to thank you for all those marvelous years.

Years of hard work, laughter, fun, projects, good and positive things that you made happen, such as the marketing team, you’re contributions to several releases and PLT...
We lose a great contributor to the project.
But we thank you from the bottom of our heart and we'll miss you for sure.

Thank you !

 

Thu

24

Dec

2015

Happy Holidays !
Written by Mike Veeckmans   
Thursday, 24 December 2015 00:00

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to all Joomlers around the world !

It has been a great year for Joomla! and I would like to Thank all of you for contributing your time as volunteers!

You're the community's heartbeat!

Have yourselves a Merry Christmas and an awesome New Year!

 

Image credit: Elisa Foltyn
 

Tue

22

Dec

2015

Welcome Elisa, Lead Designer!
Written by Mike Veeckmans   
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 00:00

We welcome Elisa Foltyn to the Marketing Working Group as Lead Designer.

Elisa is 32 years old from Nuremberg in Germany. At the beginning of her work career she worked as a media designer (online and print) for one of the first German social media platforms.

Later, in 2006, when she started to work at an advertising agency she had her first experiences with Joomla! and fell in love with it. In 2009 she graduated from her studies as a Marketing Communication Specialist and began her career as a self-employe "designbengel".

Elisa was active in the relaunch of the joomla.de website and is well known as an SEBLOD evangelist and speaker at the recent JoomlaDays in Germany and Austria. Currently she is co-writing with David Jardin a (German language) Joomla! book which will be released in 2016.

 

Mon

21

Dec

2015

Thank You Chiara Aliotta!!
Written by Mike Veeckmans   
Monday, 21 December 2015 00:00

Thank You Chiara!

 

Thank You Chiara for all the beauty you’ve brought to our community! Chiara joined the Marketing Working Group in 2012 and took on the role as Brand Manager. She created the new brand manual and a lot of different imagery still used within our community today. Chiara is an inspiration for many and designed beautiful images for many Marketing projects and events in the past years. Just to mention a few the design of the booth and flyers, the imagery for 10 Years Together, and many more. We can't remember a time when our campaigns & brand have looked so nice.

Today we regretfully announce the resignation of Chiara Aliotta as Joomla’s Brand Manager. She will be focusing on her business and her family. This is a great loss for us but we can only respect the decision and wish her the best.

We were proud to have you as part of our team and look forward to your future contributions as time allows.

Image Credit: Helvécio da Silva
 


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