Time for a little politisizing here … well, not really.

With the COMMON conference a few months away, the COMMON organization announced the candidates for the next board of directors election.

Running for the three board positions available are …

  • Pete Helgren
  • Jeff Carey
  • Kevin Mort
  • Jim Oberholtzer
  • Ron Pilcher

I’ve offered each of the candidates (with the exception of Ron, who I haven’t been able to contact yet) a guest author spot on this blog. As usual, it can be about anything “i” related … but the intention is that it would be about COMMON and what they can bring to the organization.

So far I’ve received commitments from Jim, Pete, and Jeff. I’m hoping Kevin & Ron will agree to contribute also.

Watch this space in the next few months.

BTW: If someone can get me contact information for Ron, I would greatly appreciate it … I would like to extend this offer to him also.

About David:
David is a Principal Software Engineer for PTC, Integrity Business Unit. He cut his teeth on the S/36 and has more than 25 years of experience on the IBM i / System i / iSeries / AS400. He primarily works in Java and ILE RPG specializing in cross platform integrations. David has received the COMMON Distinguished Service award and was named an IBM Power Systems Champion. David is an active volunteer with the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure fundraising bike ride. He is currently captain of Team RED Chicago. David runs and maintains midrange.com. His personal blog is Geeky Ramblings.